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Carbon monoxide and human lethality

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Published by Elsevier Applied Science in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Carbon monoxide -- Toxicology.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 369-425).

    Statementeditor in chief, Marcelo M. Hirschler ... [et al.].
    ContributionsHirschler, M. M.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA1247.C2 C39 1993
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 425 p. :
    Number of Pages425
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1396026M
    ISBN 10185861015X
    LC Control Number93003411

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CARBON MONOXIDE 9 2. RELEVANCE TO PUBLIC HEALTH BACKGROUND AND ENVIRONMENTAL EXPOSURES TO CARBON MONOXIDE IN THE UNITED STATES Carbon monoxide is a colorless, odorless, non-irritating, and tasteless gas that is ubiquitous in the atmosphere.

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Apr 17,  · Carbon monoxide (CO)—known as the “silent killer”—is a colorless, odorless and tasteless gas. The inability to easily detect it enhances its lethality.

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