From Health Facts
Latest Edit: Iva 2012-08-04 (EDT)
Carbon monoxide is one of many toxic environmental chemicals. It is formed from the incomplete combustion of fuel. Carbon monoxide decreases the delivery of oxygen to the cells.
- leaking furnaces and chimneys, gas stoves, wood stoves and fireplaces, back-drafting from gas water heaters and auto exhaust from an attached garage or nearby traffic.
Impact on Health
- cardiovascular and nervous system failure
- respiratory conditions