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    Re: CO exposure in my office causing cognitive damage

    Posted by mary on 10/12/04

    Hair doesn't work with this one. CO binds with components of the
    blood, in place of oxygen. Slowly released when exposure to co
    removed. This can be used to estimate exposure levels.

    Best Regards,


    On 10/11/04, v wrote:
    > Thank you Mary for the help on bailing me out of that one. I
    wasn't sure about it. Same deal with hair, as with blood?
    > On 10/11/04, mary wrote:
    >> Carol:Here is a direct link to the NIOSH criteria document.
    Old(1972) but LOTS of relevant
    info. Regards,maryOn
    10/07/04, Carol E Skog wrote: > Co was measured at 192PPM with a
    cracked heat exchanger > with rusted sieve holes, incomplete
    combusiton, sooty, mis > firing, and a bees nest in the air flue.
    I have cognitive > damage as I sat 6' from teh HVAC. The HVAC said
    in his > deposition that he measured CO in the 190's but that he >
    lost his instrument and didn't know if the reading was > correct
    as he wasn't sure that he calibrated it. He did npt > phone the
    Fire Dept and I have now learned that 35ppm is > action level for
    them to be called. I di not go to the HSPT > but went home and
    slept. I phoned my DR 2 days later and he > said it was too late
    for a blood test. CAn anyone help?

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