CO Epidemiology, Page 8, Dr. D. Penney
Cyanide (CN) and Carbon Monoxide Poisoning:
Exceeded Fatal Level (50%)
Exceeded Fatal Level (3 mg/liter)
COHb of the above
CN is produced by the burning of natural and synthetic materials.
CN poisoning is infrequent in fire fatalities and when present, it is associated with significant COHb.
Reference: Barillo, D.J., R. Goode & V. Esch. (1994) Cyanide poisoning in victims of fire: analysis of 364 cases and review of the literature. J. Burn Care & Rehab., 15, 46-57.
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