OHS Canada Magazine

New ALTAIR 5X Multigas Detector now Available in Canada with CSA Approval

July 14, 2011

Health & Safety

PITTSBURGH, PA., (July 2011) – MSA’s ALTAIR 5X Multigas Detector for detection of up to six gases simultaneously is now available in Canada with CSA approval with an industry-leading temperature rating of -40C to +50C. 

Recognized world-wide, CSA International (Canadian Standards Association) is a provider of product testing and certification for a wide variety of products.  

 The ALTAIR 5X offers NEW MSA XCell Sensors for SO2, Cl2, and NH3, with typical life span of more than three years. Unit features fast response/clear times, bump tests in less than 10 seconds, and span calibration time of 60 seconds for common configurations.

XCell Sensors provide greater signal stability and repeatability under changing or extreme environmental conditions and are plug-and-play-capable. Unit is fully compatible with MSA’s Galaxy®Automated Test System and MSA Link Software.  

Visit www.msanorthamerica.comfor details or call MSA Customer Service at 1-800-672-2222 for all of your portable gas detection needs.  

Product Information:  ALTAIR 5X

MSA Website: www.msanet.com

Cecelia Weber

E-Marketing MSA

1000 Cranberry Woods Dr

Cranberry Twp., PA  16066


P: 724.776.8721 F: 724.779.8414



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