Carbon Monoxide

Introduction

Carbon monoxide (CO) is a colourless, odourless, tasteless, poisonous gas produced by incomplete burning of carbon-based fuels, including gas, oil, wood, and coal. CO is often referred to as ‘The Silent Killer’, because you can’t smell, hear or see carbon monoxide, yet it is a highly toxic gas which can have devastating consequences. CO is present in several different industries, such as steel works, manufacturing, electricity supply, coal and metal mining, food manufacturing, oil and gas, production of chemicals and petroleum.

15 people die from CO poisoning every year

Colourless, odourless, tasteless, poisonous gas

Effects of CO poisoning, include breathlessness, chest pain, seizures and loss of consciousness

Download our Carbon Monoxide factsheet and:
  • Discover how to know when you’ve been exposed to CO
  • Learn what steps to take to protect your team
  • Understand how to detect, measure and report CO
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Products for Carbon Monoxide Detection
Portable Detectors
Clip SGD

Industrial single gas detector designed for use in hazardous areas

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T4

Portable 4-in-1 gas detector with new sensor technologies

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Gas-Pro

A multi gas detector offering 5 gas support as well as a dedicated pre-entry check mode and optional pump feature

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Gasman

A compact and fully ruggedised single gas detector for the toughest of industrial environments

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Tetra 3

Compact, robust and easy-to-use diffusion based detector

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Fixed Monitors
Xgard Bright

Addressable fixed head detector with OLED display

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XgardIQ

Sil2 certified, versatile and transmitter compatible fixed detector available with alarm and fault relays

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Xgard

Fixed multi gas detector

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