Pages in this set

Page 1

Preview of page 1
Martha Brown Air Quality Science 10sc1
Nicolle Bentley
Natasha Bentley



How Does Air Quality Affect Our Health?
Carbon Monoxide (CO)

Air quality affects people in many different ways. Different gases can have
harmful effects on people and can cause anything from asthma, hay fever to
blood poisoning!
Carbon Monoxide is…

Page 2

Preview of page 2
Martha Brown Air Quality Science 10sc1
Nicolle Bentley
Natasha Bentley


Carbon monoxide is colorless, odorless and tasteless, but highly toxic.
It combines with hemoglobin (the iron, containing oxygen) to produce
carboxyhemoglobin, which cannot deliver oxygen around the body. This
condition is known as anoxemia.
Concentrations as low as 667 partsper…

Comments

No comments have yet been made

Similar Chemistry resources:

See all Chemistry resources »See all resources »