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.
What You Need to Know About CO Poisoning
Modeling the Effects of Outdoor Gasoline Powered Generator Use on Indoor Carbon Monoxide Exposures
- Clinical Education (webcast)
- CDC Health Advisory: Clinical Guidance for Carbon Monoxide (CO) Poisoning
- Page last reviewed: August 29, 2017
- Page last updated: November 16, 2017
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