If you have a walk-in cold room or freezer with a room volume of 1000 ft3 /28.3m3, depending on the leak rate and air exchange rate within 5 minutes that space can surpass the Occupation Exposure Limit (OEL) recommendation of 5,000 ppm, a level to which workers should not be exposed, or it can surpass the ILDH (Immediate Danger to Life or Health) level of 40,000ppm and would be immediately hazardous to personnel in the space.
Bacharach’s instrument is specified for use in the operating temperatures required within refrigeration applications. The Bacharach sensor is rated for use at temperatures as low as -40C / -40F. Sensors that are not designed to perform in this environment may be inoperable or provide inaccurate CO2 readings. Bacharach refrigerant leak detection instruments are designed for the application to support the user requirements for which they were intended.