Carbon monoxide (CO) awareness week begins, Bedfont Scientific introduces faster testing solution


With today’s launch of the tenth CO (carbon monoxide) Awareness Week, UK manufacturer Bedfont Scientific is drawing attention to this ‘silent killer’ with its faster solution to CO testing, the ToxCO®.

 CO is widely known as the silent killer, a colourless, odourless, and potentially highly poisonous gas that is produced when fuels are burned incompletely.

Everybody is exposed to CO in everyday life; from boilers, open fires, cars, generators and even burning your toast; however, prolonged exposure can lead to severe health consequences, and if exposed for too long, death.

Bedfont Scientific’s ToxCO monitor can instantly diagnose CO poisoning by analysing a breath sample from the patient to determine the level of CO in their blood.

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