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What is Carbon Monoxide?

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Carbon monoxide is a significantly toxic gas and has no odor or color. It is the most common type of fatal poisoning in many countries.

Exposures can lead to significant toxicity of the central nervous system and heart. Following poisoning, long-term sequelae often occur.

Carbon monoxide can also have severe effects on the baby of a pregnant woman.

Symptoms of mild poisoning include headaches and dizziness.


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