Image of carbon monoxide molecule CO
Carbon Monoxide, or CO, is a linear covalent molecule with one carbon atom and one oxygen atom . Very poisonous because it displaces oxygen in haemoglobin to create carboxyhaemoglobin. Undetectable by our senses.
Illustration ID: Carbon-monoxide-3
Author: Russell Kightley
copyright Russell Kightley
Illustration size: 16.8 Mpixels (48 MB uncompressed) - 4096x4096 pixels (13.6x13.6 in / 34.7x34.7 cm at 300 ppi)