Accession Number:

AD0725203

Title:

Toxicological Evaluation of Carbon Monoxide in Humans and Other Mammalian Species

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

AIR FORCE AEROSPACE MEDICAL RESEARCH LAB WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OH

Report Date:

1971-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

16.0

Abstract:

The work reviewed is an effort toward defining safe levels for carbon monoxide. In general, carbon monoxide was evaluated from three different approaches, and a relative paucity of detrimental effects were found under low level exposure conditions, both acute and chronic. Exposure to relatively high levels of CO 460 and 575 mgcu m for 168 days had no apparent effect on animal survivability, growth rates or clinical chemistry and failed to produce pathologic changes in the CNS.

Subject Categories:

  • Toxicology
  • Environmental Health and Safety

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE