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Carbon Monoxide

History, Sources, Physiological Effects, Uses

Carbon monoxide is a compound of carbon and oxygen with the chemical formula CO. It is a colorless, odorless, tasteless, toxic gas. It has a density of 1.250 g/L at 32°F (0°C) and 760 mm Hg pressure. Carbon dioxide can be converted into a liquid at its boiling point of -312.7°F (-191.5°C) and then to a solid at its freezing point of -337°F (-205°C).


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