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Carbon Monoxide Effects of Cumulative CO Exposure

CO Parts per million (ppm) Inhalation time (approx) and symptoms developed
35ppm The maximum allowable concentration for continuous exposure in any 8 hr period according to HSE
150ppm Slight headache after 1 hrs
200ppm Slight headache, fatigue, dizziness, nausea after2-3 hrs
400ppm Frontal headache within 1-2 hrs, life threatening after 3 hrs
800ppm Dizziness, nausea and convulsions within 45 minutes. Unconsciousness within 2 hrs. Death within 2-3 hrs
1600ppm Headache, dizziness and nausea within 20 minutes. Death within  1hr
3200ppm Headache, dizziness and nausea within 5-10 minutes. Death within 25-30 minutes
6400ppm Headache, dizziness and nausea within 1-2 minutes. Death within 10-15 minutes
12800ppm Death within 1-3 minutes
 

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