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monoxide

an oxide that contains one oxygen atom per molecule

monoxide

[mə′näk‚sīd]
(chemistry)
A compound that contains a single oxygen atom, such as carbon monoxide, CO.
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Having high levels of carbon monoxide gas in your home is dangerous and can even be tragic.
In 2013, the latest year data is available from the Michigan Department of Community Health, a total of 823 Michigan residents suffered unintentional carbon monoxide poisoning that resulted in 34 deaths.
Although the cause of the problem in Sutton is not yet established, it is not unusual for people to suffer from carbon monoxide poisoning.
The nickel monoxide market analysis is provided for the international markets including development trends, competitive landscape analysis, and key regions development status.
The Department of Health estimates the true number of people exposed to sub-lethal amounts of carbon monoxide is even greater, however.
The devastated mum, from Deighton, set up the Dominic Rodgers Trust in memory of her son, in a bid to raise awareness of the dangers of carbon monoxide poisoning.
A survey carried out last year by the Carbon Monoxide - Be Alarmed
Those poisoned by just low levels of carbon monoxide can go on to develop long-term chronic health problems.
The findings are concerning, the study's authors wrote, because carbon monoxide poisoning is linked to 500 accidental deaths yearly and a higher risk for brain injury.
Anne rushed downstairs and phoned 999, where she found their family dog, 12-year-old border terrier Buster, had also died from carbon monoxide poisoning.
But while the reason could simply be they have eaten or drunk too much, they could also be suffering the effects of carbon monoxide poisoning.
It reveals that under 45 per cent of homeowners say they have a carbon monoxide (CO) detector installed in their property - this is less than half the number who have a smoke alarm in their home (97 per cent).