What is carbon monoxide?
Carbon monoxide, represented by the chemical formula CO, is a colorless and odorless gas. It contains one atom each of carbon and oxygen connected by a triple bond. Carbon monoxide is formed by incomplete combustion of carbon-containing compounds (typically fossil fuels, such...
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Carbon monoxide (CO) is a deadly, colorless, and odorless poisonous gas. It is produced by the incomplete burning of various fuels such as coal, charcoal, wood, propane, natural gas, and kerosene. Products and equipment powered by internal combustion engines such as cars, portable generators, lawn mowers, and power washers produce CO.