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Carbon monoxide (CO) is called the "invisible killer." You cannot see or smell it, but a carbon monoxide alarm can detect CO. That is why it is so important to have CO alarms in your home.
Prevent carbon monoxide poisoning in your home. Learn more in this easy-to-read safety alert.
Install and maintain CO alarms in your home to protect your family against the "invisible killer."
Protect your family from carbon monoxide dangers.
Never use portable heaters or lanterns while sleeping in enclosed areas such as tents, campers and vehicles.
Always use portable generators outside, far from the home. Never operate a generator inside a home, garage, basement, crawlspace or shed, or near a window or exterior vent.
Deadly dangers exist after a hurricane strikes. Safety tips on portable generators, candles, gasoline, charcoal and appliances.
CPSC is sponsoring a nationwide carbon monoxide safety poster contest to help warn people about the dangers of CO. Create a poster about the dangers of carbon monoxide and win prize money.
Protect yourself from carbon monoxide when using portable generators. Carbon monoxide is a poisonous gas and can kill you.
Make sure to use charcoal grills outside only. Follow these safety tips to avoid carbon monoxide poisoning from charcoal grills.
Use portable generators outside only and far from your home. Never operate them indoors or in the garage.
Guidance for first responders about residential carbon monoxide incidents.
Carbon monoxide (CO) is an invisible killer. Learn about the warning signs and how to prevent CO poisoning.
Using a generator indoors can kill you in minutes. Generator exhaust contains carbon monoxide. This is a poison you cannot see or smell. Only use a generator outside, far away from windows, doors and vents.
When you change the time on your clocks in the spring and fall, remember to change the batteries in your carbon monoxide and smoke alarms.
Inspect, detect and protect against odorless, colorless carbon monoxide poisoning.
Frankie, an 8th grader from California is the 2015 GRAND PRIZE winner of the Carbon Monoxide Poster Contest. Congratulations, Frankie!
You don't run your car indoors; don't run your generator inside either.
Carbon monoxide, also known as CO, is called the "Invisible Killer" because it's a colorless, odorless, poisonous gas. More than 400 people in the United States die every year from accidental non-fire related CO poisoning, according to the CDC. Check out CPSC's CO Information Center for valuable details and resources for keeping your family safe from the risk of poisoning.
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