Carbon Monoxide Meter with Adjustable CO Warning Level and Backlit Display.
Check CO levels up to 999ppm with the push of a button using Model CO15. An audible alarm indicator will continuously beep starting at 25ppm (preset warning level, value can be adjusted) and the display will flash until the CO level goes down to normal range.
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A backlight on the display can be used for low light areas. The meter comes complete with batteries, wrist strap, and pouch.
The CO 15 feature large, easy to read, LCD display with low battery indication. Each meteris powered by 3 AAA batteries that gives a minimum of 250 hours (backlight off); 35 hours (backlight on). The units will power off automatically after 15 min, maximising battery life.
Effects of Carbon Monoxide (CO) Poisoning
|0-1 PPM||Normal background levels|
|9 PPM||Maximum allowable short term exposure|
|50 PPM||Maximum allowable continuous exposure level in any 8-hour period, according to OSHA|
|200 PPM||Mild headache, fatigue, nausea and dizziness after 2-3 hours|
|400 PPM||Frontal headache with 1-2 hours, life threatening after 3 hours|
|800 PPM||Dizziness, nausea, convulsions within 45 minutes. Unconsciousness within 2 hours. DEATH WITHIN 2 TO 3 HOURS|
|1600 PPM||Headache, dizziness, nausea within 20 minutes, DEATH WITHIN 1 HOUR|
|3200 PPM||Headache, dizziness, nausea within 5-10 minutes. DEATH WITHIN 25-30 MINUTES|
|6400 PPM||6400 PPM Headache, dizziness, nausea within 1-2 minutes. DEATH WITHIN 10-15 MINUTES|
|12800 PPM||DEATH WITHIN 1 TO 3 MINUTES|
See air quality: CO2 emissions (metric tons per capita)
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World's Air Pollution