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Article Date: 09/24/2012
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CPSC Lauds Generator Technology as Protecting Against CO
CPSC September 14 said its recent study reveals that readily available technology can reduce carbon monoxide (CO) emissions by 90% or more on certain portable generators. According to its estimates, generators are responsible for the largest number of “non-fire” CO deaths associated with consumer products. From 1999-2011, more than 750 CO deaths involving generators were reported, with at least 73 in 2011 alone.
The study encompassed the socio-demographic characteristics of CO deaths, the usage of CO alarms, usage and hazard patterns ... Log in to view full article.