Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Carbon Monoxide Questions and Answers

Carbon monoxide (CO) is a deadly, colorless, odorless, poisonous gas. This page provides information on what the symptoms of CO poisoning are, how CO is produced, what one should do to prevent CO poisoning, and more.

Review Date: Tuesday, December 23, 2014

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

A CO Alarm Can Save Your Life

Learn about the importance of replacing batteries in smoke and carbon monoxide (CO) alarms annually.

Review Date: Friday, October 31, 2014

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Prevention- (PDF)

Learn how you can protect yourself and your family from harmful exposure to carbon monoxide (CO), an odorless, colorless gas that can cause illness and death.

Review Date: Wednesday, January 13, 2016

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

CPSC Warns of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Hazard with Camping Equipment- (PDF)

From 2006-2010 there were at least 26 people who died from carbon monoxide poising associated with camping equipment, including grills, lanterns, and stoves. Follow these guidelines to prevent this colorless, odorless gas from poisoning you and your family.

Review Date: Thursday, March 03, 2016

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

National Fire Protection Association: Safety Tip Sheets

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) offers safety tip sheets on a variety of fire and life safety topics including carbon monoxide, clothes dryer and grilling.

Review Date: Friday, December 12, 2014

National Fire Protection Association

Poison Prevention - Fact Sheets & Safety Tips

Medications, household cleaners and even a leaky gas furnace can pose serious poisoning risks to your kids. Keeping potentially dangerous substances out of little hands is a sure way to prevent unintentional poisoning.

Review Date: Friday, October 31, 2014

Safe Kids Worldwide

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