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Title: What You Should Know About Carbon Monoxide Gas


1
11 Facts
about
  • Carbon Monoxide Gas
  • the invisible killer

2
The US CDC every year 400 fatalities caused by
unintentional carbon monoxide poisoning in the US
3
Fact No.1
Carbon monoxide is generated from incomplete
burning of carbon-containing materials.
4
Fact No.2
Home appliances that can generate this gas are
lawn mower, water heater, fireplace, gas stove,
etc.
5
Fact No.3
Carbon monoxide is a poison gas.
6
Fact No.4
Carbon monoxide is colorless, odorless and
tasteless .
7
Fact No.5
Only carbon monoxide detector can detect its
presence.
8
Fact No.6
You will not be able to detect carbon monoxide
with your senses.
9
Fact No.7
Once you breathe carbon monoxide, it will replace
oxygen in your blood.
10
Fact No.8
Carbon monoxide poisoning symptoms are almost
same with flu symptoms.
11
Fact No.9
The initial symptoms include headache, fatigue,
shortness of breathe, dizziness and nausea.
12
Fact No.10
The symptom severity depends on carbon monoxide
concentration and exposure time.
13
Fact No.11
Good air ventilation is best way to avoid carbon
monoxide builds up in the home.
14
First Alert CO615 is a plug-in type carbon
monoxide detector. It is easy to install, with
battery back-up, LCD display, audio alarm and
accurate. Check it here.
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