CARBON MONOXIDE

PHYSICAL PROPERTIES

Carbon Monoxide is a toxic, flammable, colorless and odorless gas.

0.0280104 Kg
Molecolar
Weight
0.967
Relative Density
@101.325 kPa
@25C (Air=1)

EXPOSURE LIMITS

TWAEV
Time-Weighted Average Exposure Values
25 PPM
40 MG/M3
STEV
Short-Term Exposure Values
400 PPM
460 MG/M3

COMMON USES

Primarily in Mineral Processing

By-Product of Combustion

BLOOD SATURATION % CARBOXYHEMOGLOBIN

BLOOD SATURATION % CARBOXYHEMOGLOBIN

0-10

No symptoms

10-20

Tightness across the forehead, possible slight headache

20-30

Headache and throbbing in temples

30-40

Severe headache, weakness, dizzinessdimness of vision, nausea, possible collapse

40-50

Increased possibility of collapse, increased respiration and pulse

50-60

Increased respiration and pulse, possible

coma and intermittent convulsions

60-70

Coma and intermittent convulsions, depressed

heart action and respiration, possible death

70-80

Weak pulse, slow respiration, respiratory failure and death