Which is more toxic to human beings carbon monoxide or carbondioxide. why?

Asked by  | 18th Aug, 2008, 09:21: PM

Expert Answer:

CO2 is not toxic at all.

CO is toxic because it combines with haemoglobin to form carboxyhaemoglobin which affect the oxygen carrying capacity of RBCs

Answered by  | 18th Aug, 2008, 09:43: PM

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