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Carbon monoxide : CAS#: 630-08-0
  • Published Date:
    October 2009
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  • Language:
    English
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  • Description:
    This fact sheet answers the most frequently asked health questions (FAQs) about carbon monoxide. For more information, call the ATSDR Information Center at 1-800-232-4636. This fact sheet is one in a series of summaries about hazardous substances and their health effects. It is important you understand this information because this substance may harm you. The effects of exposure to any hazardous substance depend on the dose, the duration, how you are exposed, personal traits and habits, and whether other chemicals are present.

    All people are exposed to carbon monoxide at varying levels by breathing in air. Breathing in high amounts of carbon monoxide may be life-threatening. People with ongoing cardiovascular and/or respiratory disease may be particularly vulnerable to carbon monoxide. This chemical has been found in at least 12 of the 1,699 National Priorities List sites identified by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

    CS265956-A

    tfacts201.pdf

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