Carbon Monoxide Headquarters



Chronic CO Poisoning:


Where to Find Carbon Monoxide


Elevated CO Concentrations are More Likely in:

  • Smaller multi-unit dwellings

  • Households using gas ranges for cooking

  • Dwellings heated by gas wall furnaces


    Low(er) CO Concentrations are More Likely in:

  • Single family dwellings

  • Homes with forced-air furnaces

  • Residences with electric cooking appliances


    From: Colome, et al. California residential indoor air quality, Vol. II, Carbon monoxide and air exchange rate: a univariate and multivariate analysis. Irvine, CA: Gas Research Institute, Pacific Gas and Electric Company, San Diego Gas and Electric Company, and Southern California Gas Company, July, 1994.



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