In the case of inhalation of cigarette smoke the danger is from carbon monoxide gas and not from nicotine.
Water gas is essentially a mixture of carbon monoxide and hydrogen.
The blood is, however, never saturated with carbon monoxide, for the animal dies long before this takes place.
Where amounts of carbon monoxide in air from half a per cent.
Coma for three, four and five days from carbon monoxide has been frequently observed.
He referred to the carbon monoxide that I knew issued from the top of all blast-furnaces.
Then the nitrogen and carbon monoxide are frozen out in an air-liquefying apparatus and the hydrogen escapes to the storage tank.
Cases of poisoning by carbon monoxide are both frequent and dangerous.
carbon monoxide is a light, colorless, almost odorless gas, very difficult to liquefy.
The flames are caused by the burning of carbon monoxide from the oxidation of carbon.
carbon monoxide n.
A colorless, odorless, highly poisonous gas that is formed by the incomplete combustion of carbon or of a carbonaceous material, such as gasoline.
|carbon monoxide |
A colorless, odorless gas formed when a compound containing carbon burns incompletely because there is not enough oxygen. It is present in the exhaust gases of automobile engines and is very poisonous. Chemical formula: CO.
Note: Carbon monoxide is usually formed when materials burn; it is found, for example, in automobile exhaust.
Note: Carbon monoxide is a colorless, odorless gas that can be fatal to human beings if inhaled.