Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

What Is Carbon Monoxide? Carbon monoxide is a molecule. It’s often referred to as CO. It is an odorless gas, without color, and a byproduct of combustion. Combustion is the reaction of a fuel source (gasoline, wood, propane, charcoal, etc.) with heat and oxygen to produce energy, such as in your fireplace, your furnace, or your car's engine.   What are the most common causes of carbon monoxide (CO) toxicity? CO is formed as a byproduct of burning organic compounds. Exposure to CO poisoning occurs in private homes, which can lead to severe health consequences. When it comes to power