Carbon monoxide (CO) is an odourless, colourless, non-irritant gas. It is the most common cause of fatal poisoning in Britain today. It causes the accidental deaths of up to 50 people each year in the UK and a much larger number of non-fatal poisonings.
Good to know: Carbon monoxide poisoning kills 450 people in the U. on average each year. Learn the ways to prevent CO poisoning, signs and symptoms, and steps to take to if you become ill due to CO poisoning.
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Carbon monoxide is a gas that you cannot see, taste, or smell. Each year, 184 kids die due to carbon monoxide poisoning and over more visit the emergency room. Learn how to protect your family from carbon monoxide poisoning.