An organic byproduct of combustion, tasteless, odourless gas that competes with oxygen binding sites on the haemoglobin molecule.
Early symptoms of carbon monoxide exposure include headache and nausea. Advanced exposure results in coma, cardiovascular collapse and death.
(27 Sep 1997)
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