If a mains powered smoke detector was ceiling mounted next to a wall would this be enough to fail an EICR?

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The inspector should take into consideration the manufacturer’s instructions

Answered by Dave, Electrical Safety Expert

The inspector should take into consideration the manufacturer’s instructions. Also, this is arguably a ‘worthy of note’ rather than allocating a classification code as it drifts out of scope of a periodic inspection and test of the fixed installation.

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