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Sources of Indoor Air Pollution - Carbon Monoxide (CO)

This site offers the user information on symptoms of exposure, testing, health effects and numerous additional informational links on CO. Carbon monoxide is a colorless, odorless gas or liquid. In the home it usually results from using unvented kerosene and gas space heaters, gas water heaters, fire places, furnaces, wood stoves, and leaking or obstructed chimneys. Gasoline powered equipment, automobile exhaust from attached garages, and tobacco smoke are other sources. Depending upon the level of exposure to carbon monoxide it can cause symptoms as simple as headache or fatigue and as severe as life threatening at high concentrations.

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Date Of Record Release 2008-03-20 15:29:32
Description This site offers the user information on symptoms of exposure, testing, health effects and numerous additional informational links on CO. Carbon monoxide is a colorless, odorless gas or liquid. In the home it usually results from using unvented kerosene and gas space heaters, gas water heaters, fire places, furnaces, wood stoves, and leaking or obstructed chimneys. Gasoline powered equipment, automobile exhaust from attached garages, and tobacco smoke are other sources. Depending upon the level of exposure to carbon monoxide it can cause symptoms as simple as headache or fatigue and as severe as life threatening at high concentrations.
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Source United States Environmental Protection Agency
Keyword Sick building syndrome; IAQ
Selector Jund
Date Of Record Creation 2004-04-21 07:27:38
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Date Last Modified 2008-04-30 16:52:20
Language EN
Date Record Checked: 2004-04-21 00:00:00 (W3C-DTF)

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