The lethal consequences of CO in engine exhaust is tragically illustrated by the hundreds of persons who die each year from carbon monoxide poisoning caused by a running vehicle inside a closed garage. Others die or become ill in homes with attached garages, while stranded in their car, or while driving or riding in a.. read more →

Carbon monoxide (CO) is a highly toxic gas produced when fuels burn incompletely. The typical internal combustion engine used in most cars and trucks, can produce extremely high concentrations of carbon monoxide. Changes in engine design, fuel, and emission control devices have dramatically reduced the emissions of carbon monoxide. Still, operating a motor vehicle introduces.. read more →

By Erin Dooley Some of the world’s biggest automakers should have recalled millions of vehicles with keyless ignitions because the cars, which don’t shut off automatically if the driver fails to press the start/stop button, could be a deadly carbon monoxide risk, according to a new lawsuit. According to the suit, filed in Los Angeles.. read more →

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The Invisible Killer Carbon monoxide, also known as CO, is called the “Invisible Killer” because it’s a colorless, odorless, poisonous gas. More than 150 people in the Unites States die every year from accidental non-fire related CO poisoning associated with consumer products, including generators. Other products include faulty, improperly-used or incorrectly-vented fuel-burning appliances such as.. read more →

Safety Tips Have your home heating systems (including chimneys and vents) inspected and serviced annually by a trained service technician. Never use portable generators inside homes or garages, even if doors and windows are open. Use generators outside only, far away from the home. Never bring a charcoal grill into the house for heating or.. read more →

Hope strengthens for Anthony’s Light Foundation as they partner with Blue Guard Anthony’s Light Foundation is an educational non-profit organization that was established to promote awareness of Carbon Monoxide poisoning and increase preventive efforts to stop needless deaths. This organization was founded by Vilma Perez after the tragic loss of her son, Anthony J. Perez,.. read more →

By Rodolfo Roman (from Miami Herald February 9, 2017 5:44PM) Special to the Miami Herald Miami nonprofit Anthony’s Light Foundation and Blue Guard Technologies have developed a device installed in vehicles that can help detect and stop the emission of deadly carbon monoxide. Vilma Perez, president of Anthony’s Light Foundation, said the device — coCO,.. read more →

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: ANTHONY’S LIGHT FOUNDATION AND BLUE GUARD TECHNOLOGIES ANNOUNCE PARTNERSHIP TO EXPAND CARBON MONOXIDE POISONING PREVENTION EFFORTS Carbon Monoxide is a highly poisonous gas. It is odorless, colorless and tasteless earning the nickname the “Silent Killer.” Each year in the United States alone, tens of thousands of people are sickened and.. read more →

By Henrietta Masloff and Special to The Denver Post Last Christmas Eve, my legally blind, adult daughter died of an accidental carbon monoxide poisoning. That’s when I learned that this “silent killer” can take a life in minutes. Ashley was home alone that night. She was doing laundry — sheets, pillowcases and a comforter —.. read more →