Skip directly to search Skip directly to A to Z list Skip directly to page options Skip directly to site content

Carbon monoxide (CO), an odorless, colorless gas, which can cause sudden illness and death, is produced any time a fossil fuel is burned. CDC works with national, state, local, and other partners to raise awareness about CO poisoning and to monitor CO-related illness and death in the U.S.

(CO) Poisoning Prevention Activities »