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If it's burning propane then there's going to be combustion products. Whether they're coming out of a nicely organized pipe that you can readily route to someplace safe, or just going randomly in whichever direction because it doesn't have a closed combustion chamber (or it does, but it isn't connected to a pipe), doesn't matter, they are still there, and the carbon monoxide is still there.
DO NOT use a fuel burning appliance - of ANY sort - inside an enclosed space. Period.
Relying on an independent exhaust fan is extremely dangerous. If the independent exhaust fan stops for whatever reason, the fuel burning appliance won't know it, and if you are inside with it, you will be going to sleep and never waking up from it.
Just because "someone else did it" doesn't make this a good idea.
The device claims it has an "oxygen depletion safety" shutoff device. That's not the issue, the carbon monoxide is. I would not be putting my faith in an active sensor and the underlying circuits for something this critical.
I would like to see the declaration of conformity for this device (this is the document that declares that the device is compliant with relevant safety standards).
A google search of the claimed brand name of the manufacturer turns out that the company has a staff of "approximately two" and the business address looks like a small commercial unit.
I could speculate on the nature of their business, where this product is made, and on the existence or validity of the above-mentioned declaration of conformity ... but I won't, because I could be wrong. Buyer beware.
Relying for your life on a non-safety-rated active sensing system which was made someplace in the world that is not renowned for taking into account the safety of its customers ... doesn't seem like a good idea.
Last edited by Brian P; 05-12-2019 at 01:20 PM.