car exhaust fumes

car exhaust fumes

see carbon monoxide poisoning, lead1 poisoning.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Hutton, 78, tried to gas himself with car exhaust fumes - and when that failed he "swallowed every pill in his house".
However, the hot sun, heat, dust and car exhaust fumes are not easy to deal with, let alone the strange looks by passers-by, who obviously are surprised by the unusual scene.
Testing discovered severe staphylococcal and herpetic skin infections, and an intoxication of herbicides, solvents, pesticides, mercury (both inorganic and, its most toxic form, organic), toxic metals--including silver--benzene, diesel, car exhaust fumes, hexachloride, formaldehyde, hydrocarbons, methyl alcohol, DDT, and polyurethane.
The intense heat, the anticipated lack of winds and large volumes of car exhaust fumes are good conditions for generating smog.
Tobacco, asbestos, arsenic, radiation such as gamma and x-rays, the sun and compounds in car exhaust fumes are all examples of carcinogens.
Carbon monoxide is an extremely toxic compound that is present in car exhaust fumes.
Although there was little in the way of car exhaust fumes about, house chimneys almost continually discharged grey or black smoke.
Potential CO sources include furnaces, water heaters, space heaters, clothes dryers, barbecue grills, fireplaces, wood-burning stoves, gas ovens, generators and car exhaust fumes.
All sorts of reasons have been given for this near epidemic, including car exhaust fumes, pollutants and food additives.
Cigarettes are a concoction of lethal poisons and smoking forces the baby to consume the same poison found in car exhaust fumes.
MANAMA: Seven members of a family fell unconscious after inhaling car exhaust fumes, the General Director of Civil Defence said last night.
Moreover, a study has found that the risk for childhood cancer is heightened by exposure to the particular air pollutant nitrogen dioxide, which is produced by car exhaust fumes.