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Carbon Monoxide

Portable Generators
Injury Statistics
Date Report
August 04, 2021 Generators and OEDT CO Poisoning Fatalities Report 2021
August 31, 2020 Revisions to the Plan Documented in NIST Technical Note 2048: Simulation and Analysis Plan to Evaluate the Impact of CO Mitigation Requirements for Portable Generators
August 17, 2020 Fatal Incidents Associated with Non-Fire Carbon Monoxide Poisoning from Engine-Driven Generators and Other Engine-Driven Tools, 2009-2019
July 01, 2019 Fatal and Nonfatal Incidents Associated with Non-Fire Carbon Monoxide from Engine-Driven Generators and Other Engine-Driven Tools, 2008–2018
June 01, 2017 Incidents, Deaths, and In-Depth Investigations Associated with Non-Fire Carbon Monoxide from Engine-Driven Generators and Other Engine-Driven Tools, 2005-2016
August 24, 2016 Incidents, Deaths, and In-Depth Investigations Associated with Non-Fire Carbon Monoxide from Engine-Driven Generators and Other Engine-Driven Tools, 2005-2015
March 09, 2016 Supplemental Memos Regarding Some of the Hazards Associated with Engine-Driven Generators,2004-2014
October 13, 2015 Incidents, Deaths, and In-Depth Investigations Associated with Non-Fire Carbon Monoxide from Engine-Driven Generators and Other Engine-Driven Tools, 2004–-2014
August 01, 2013 Incidents, Deaths, and In-Depth Investigations Associated with Non-Fire Carbon Monoxide from Engine-Driven Generators and Other Engine-Driven Tools
July 31, 2012 Incidents, Deaths, and In-Depth Investigations Associated with Non-Fire Carbon Monoxide from Engine-Driven Generators and Other Engine-Driven Tools, 1999-2011
July 29, 2011 Incidents, Deaths, and In-Depth Investigations Associated with Non-Fire Carbon Monoxide from Engine-Driven Generators and Other Engine-Driven Tools, 1990-2010
September 30, 2010 Incidents, Deaths, and In-Depth Investigations Associated with Non-Fire Carbon Monoxide from Engine-Driven Generators and Other Engine-Driven Tools, 1999-2009
September 30, 2010 Incidents, Deaths, and In-Depth Investigations Associated with Non-Fire Carbon Monoxide from Engine-Driven Generators and Other Engine-Driven Tools, 2009
December 31, 2009 Incidents, Deaths and In-Depth Investigations Associated with Non-Fire Carbon Monoxide from Engine-Driven Generators and Other Engine-Driven Tools, 1999-2008
December 31, 2009 Incidents, Deaths, and In-Depth Investigations Associated with Non-Fire Carbon Monoxide from Engine-Driven Generators and Other Engine-Driven Tools, 2008
October 31, 2008 Incidents, Deaths, and In-Depth Investigations Associated with Non-Fire Carbon Monoxide from Engine-Driven Generators and Other Engine-Driven Tools, 1999-2007
October 31, 2008 Incidents, Deaths, and In-Depth Investigations Associated with Non-Fire Carbon Monoxide from Engine-Driven Generators and Other Engine-Driven Tools, 2007
October 10, 2007 Incidents, Deaths, and In-Depth Investigations Associated with Non-Fire Carbon Monoxide from Engine-Driven Generators and Other Engine-Driven Tools, 1999-2006
October 07, 2007 Incidents, Deaths, and In-Depth Investigations Associated with Non-Fire Carbon Monoxide from Engine-Driven Generators and Other Engine-Driven Tools, 2006
August 16, 2006 Non-fire Carbon Monoxide Fatalities Associated with Engine-Driven Generators and Other Engine-Driven Tools in 2002 through 2005
January 13, 2006 Non-Fire Carbon Monoxide Fatalities Associated with Engine-Driven Generators and Other Engine-Driven Tools in 2004 and 2005
December 01, 2005 Incidents, Deaths, and In-Depth Investigations Associated with Carbon Monoxide from Engine-Driven Generators and Other Engine-Driven Tools, 1990-2004
December 01, 2005 Incidents, Deaths, and In-Depth Investigations Associated with Non-Fire Carbon Monoxide from Engine-Driven Generators and Other Engine-Driven Tools, 1994-2004
December 01, 2005 Incidents, Deaths, and In-Depth Investigations Associated with Carbon Monoxide from Engine-Driven Generators and Other Engine-Driven Tools, 1990-2004
March 20, 2004 Portable Generators: CPSC Staff Report for 2004
March 08, 2004 Incidents, Deaths, and In-Depth Investigations Associated with Non-Fire Carbon Monoxide from Engine-Driven Generators and Other Engine-Driven Tools, 1990-2003
Technical Reports
Date Report
March 17, 2016 CPSC Staff Technical Research to Address the Carbon Monoxide Hazard for Portable Generators - PGMA Technology Summit
October 13, 2015 Incidents, Deaths, and In-Depth Investigations Associated with Non-Fire Carbon Monoxide from Engine-Driven Generators and Other Engine-Driven Tools, 2004-2014
November 06, 2014 CPSC Staff Presentation to NIOSH Construction Sector Council Meeting
September 19, 2014 CPSC Staff Statement and on the Toxicology Excellence for Risk Assessment Report, “Exposure Assessment: Composition, Production, and Use of Phthalates” August 2015 and the report
August 28, 2014 Incidents, Deaths, and In-Depth Investigations Associated with Non-Fire Carbon Monoxide from Engine-Driven Generators and Other Engine-Driven Tools
August 11, 2014 NIST Report: Development of a Test Method to Determine Carbon Monoxide Emission Rates from Portable Generators (NIST Technical Note 1834)
September 12, 2013 NIST Generator Operation In Homes
September 04, 2013 Portable Generator Project Phase 2 Report
June 07, 2013 Investigating the Utility of GPS to Mitigate Carbon Monoxide Hazard Associated with Portable Generators
April 12, 2013 NIST Report: Modeling and Measuring the Effects of Portable Gasoline Powered Generator Exhaust on Indoor Carbon Monoxide Level
September 01, 2012 Technology Demonstration of a Prototype Low Carbon Monoxide Emission Portable Generator
September 01, 2012 Technology Demonstration of a Prototype Low Carbon Monoxide Emission Portable Generator
January 01, 2007 Portable Generator Vibration Measurements
November 01, 2006 Engine-Drive Tools, Phase 1 Test Report for Portable Electric Generators
August 01, 2006 Demonstration of a Remote Carbon Monoxide Sensing Automatic Shut Off Device for Portable Generators
August 01, 2006 Demonstration of a Remote Carbon Monoxide Sensing Automatic Shutoff Device for Portable Generators
May 01, 2006 Product Labels for Generators to Address Carbon Monoxide Poisonings
November 01, 2005 Technical Feasibility of a CO Shutdown System for Tank-Top Heaters (0389)
August 01, 2005 Portable Generators: CPSC Economics Staff Report
July 01, 2004 Test Program for Engine-Driven Tools Project (0800)
April 12, 2004 Portable Generators (0606)
August 22, 2003 Proposed Warning Language to Accompany Generators (0606)
June 18, 2003 Weatherproof Portable Engine-Generators, Directorate for Engineering Sciences (0606)
June 01, 2003 CO Emissions from a Portable Propane Catalytic Heater (0366)
Portable Generators and Engine-Driven Tools
Injury Statistics
Date Report
August 04, 2021 Generators and OEDT CO Poisoning Fatalities Report 2021
August 31, 2020 Revisions to the Plan Documented in NIST Technical Note 2048: Simulation and Analysis Plan to Evaluate the Impact of CO Mitigation Requirements for Portable Generators
August 17, 2020 Fatal Incidents Associated with Non-Fire Carbon Monoxide Poisoning from Engine-Driven Generators and Other Engine-Driven Tools, 2009-2019
July 01, 2019 Fatal and Nonfatal Incidents Associated with Non-Fire Carbon Monoxide from Engine-Driven Generators and Other Engine-Driven Tools, 2008–2018
November 07, 2017 Non-Fire Carbon Monoxide Deaths Associated with the Use of Consumer Products - 2014 Annual Estimates
June 01, 2017 Incidents, Deaths, and In-Depth Investigations Associated with Non-Fire Carbon Monoxide from Engine-Driven Generators and Other Engine-Driven Tools, 2005-2016
Technical Reports
Date Report
March 22, 2016 CPSC Staff Technical Research to Address the Carbon Monoxide Hazard for Portable Generators - PGMA Technology Summit
June 01, 2015 Supplemental Memos Regarding Some of the Hazards Associated with Engine-Driven Generators, 2004-2014
July 30, 2010 Laboratory Exhaust Emission testing for a Prototype Generator Engine Designed for Low Carbon Monoxide (CO) Emission Rates and EPA Phase 2 Emission Standards for Nonroad Small Spark-Ignition (SI) Nonhandheld Engines for CPSC by Intertek Carnot Emission Se
September 21, 2004 Health Hazard Assessment of CO Poisoning Associated with Emissions from a Portable, 5.5 Kilowatt, Gasoline-Powered Generator (0606)Health Hazard Assessment of CO Poisoning Associated with Emissions from a Portable, 5.5 Kilowatt, Gasoline-Powered Generato
Carbon Monoxide
Injury Statistics
Date Report
August 04, 2021 Generators and OEDT CO Poisoning Fatalities Report 2021
November 18, 2020 Non-Fire Carbon Monoxide Deaths Associated with the Use of Consumer Products - 2017 Annual Estimates
August 17, 2020 Fatal Incidents Associated with Non-Fire Carbon Monoxide Poisoning from Engine-Driven Generators and Other Engine-Driven Tools, 2009-2019
September 02, 2019 Non-Fire Carbon Monoxide Deaths Associated with the Use of Consumer Products 2016 Annual Estimates
July 01, 2019 Fatal and Nonfatal Incidents Associated with Non-Fire Carbon Monoxide from Engine-Driven Generators and Other Engine-Driven Tools, 2008–2018
September 13, 2018 Generators and OEDT Fatalities 2018
November 07, 2017 Non-Fire Carbon Monoxide Deaths Associated with the Use of Consumer Products - 2014 Annual Estimates
June 01, 2017 Incidents, Deaths, and In-Depth Investigations Associated with Non-Fire Carbon Monoxide from Engine-Driven Generators and Other Engine-Driven Tools, 2005-2016
November 07, 2016 Non-Fire Carbon Monoxide Deaths Associated with the Use of Consumer Products 2013 Annual Estimates
August 24, 2016 Incidents, Deaths, and In-Depth Investigations Associated with Non-Fire Carbon Monoxide from Engine-Driven Generators and Other Engine-Driven Tools, 2005-2015
March 09, 2016 Supplemental Memos Regarding Some of the Hazards Associated with Engine-Driven Generators,2004-2014
January 07, 2016 Non-Fire Carbon Monoxide Deaths Associated with the Use of Consumer Products 2012 Annual Estimates
October 13, 2015 Incidents, Deaths, and In-Depth Investigations Associated with Non-Fire Carbon Monoxide from Engine-Driven Generators and Other Engine-Driven Tools, 2004–-2014
September 04, 2014 Non-Fire Carbon Monoxide Deaths Associated with the Use of Consumer Products 2011 Annual Estimates
January 31, 2014 Non-Fire Carbon Monoxide Deaths Associated with the Use of Consumer Products 2010 Annual Estimates
September 03, 2013 Incidence and Cost of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning, Pool and Spa Submersion and Lead Poisoning
August 01, 2013 Incidents, Deaths, and In-Depth Investigations Associated with Non-Fire Carbon Monoxide from Engine-Driven Generators and Other Engine-Driven Tools
December 21, 2012 Non-Fire Carbon Monoxide Deaths Associated with the Use of Consumer Products 2009 Annual Estimates
July 31, 2012 Incidents, Deaths, and In-Depth Investigations Associated with Non-Fire Carbon Monoxide from Engine-Driven Generators and Other Engine-Driven Tools, 1999-2011
December 31, 2011 Non-Fire Carbon Monoxide Deaths Associated with the Use of Consumer Products: 2008 Annual Estimates
July 29, 2011 Incidents, Deaths, and In-Depth Investigations Associated with Non-Fire Carbon Monoxide from Engine-Driven Generators and Other Engine-Driven Tools, 1990-2010
January 31, 2011 Non-Fire Carbon Monoxide Deaths Associated with the Use of Consumer Products: 2007 Annual Estimates
September 30, 2010 Incidents, Deaths, and In-Depth Investigations Associated with Non-Fire Carbon Monoxide from Engine-Driven Generators and Other Engine-Driven Tools, 1999-2009
September 30, 2010 Incidents, Deaths, and In-Depth Investigations Associated with Non-Fire Carbon Monoxide from Engine-Driven Generators and Other Engine-Driven Tools, 2009
December 31, 2009 Incidents, Deaths and In-Depth Investigations Associated with Non-Fire Carbon Monoxide from Engine-Driven Generators and Other Engine-Driven Tools, 1999-2008
December 31, 2009 Incidents, Deaths, and In-Depth Investigations Associated with Non-Fire Carbon Monoxide from Engine-Driven Generators and Other Engine-Driven Tools, 2008
September 30, 2009 Non-Fire Carbon Monoxide Deaths Associated with the Use of Consumer Products: 2006 Annual Estimates
October 31, 2008 Incidents, Deaths, and In-Depth Investigations Associated with Non-Fire Carbon Monoxide from Engine-Driven Generators and Other Engine-Driven Tools, 1999-2007
October 31, 2008 Incidents, Deaths, and In-Depth Investigations Associated with Non-Fire Carbon Monoxide from Engine-Driven Generators and Other Engine-Driven Tools, 2007
July 08, 2008 Non-Fire Carbon Monoxide Deaths Associated with the Use of Consumer Products: 2005 Annual Estimates
October 10, 2007 Incidents, Deaths, and In-Depth Investigations Associated with Non-Fire Carbon Monoxide from Engine-Driven Generators and Other Engine-Driven Tools, 1999-2006
October 07, 2007 Incidents, Deaths, and In-Depth Investigations Associated with Non-Fire Carbon Monoxide from Engine-Driven Generators and Other Engine-Driven Tools, 2006
August 08, 2007 Non-Fire Carbon Monoxide Deaths Associated with the Use of Consumer Products: 2003 and 2004 Annual Estimates
August 16, 2006 Non-fire Carbon Monoxide Fatalities Associated with Engine-Driven Generators and Other Engine-Driven Tools in 2002 through 2005
January 13, 2006 Non-Fire Carbon Monoxide Fatalities Associated with Engine-Driven Generators and Other Engine-Driven Tools in 2004 and 2005
December 01, 2005 Incidents, Deaths, and In-Depth Investigations Associated with Carbon Monoxide from Engine-Driven Generators and Other Engine-Driven Tools, 1990-2004
December 01, 2005 Incidents, Deaths, and In-Depth Investigations Associated with Non-Fire Carbon Monoxide from Engine-Driven Generators and Other Engine-Driven Tools, 1994-2004
December 01, 2005 Incidents, Deaths, and In-Depth Investigations Associated with Carbon Monoxide from Engine-Driven Generators and Other Engine-Driven Tools, 1990-2004
July 12, 2005 Non-Fire Carbon Monoxide Deaths Associated with the Use of Consumer Products: 2002 Annual Estimates
July 12, 2005 Non-Fire Carbon Monoxide Deaths Associated with the Use of Consumer Products: 2002 Annual Estimates
March 20, 2004 Portable Generators: CPSC Staff Report for 2004
March 14, 2004 Non-Fire Carbon Monoxide Deaths Associated with the Use of Consumer Products: 2001 Annual Estimates
March 08, 2004 Incidents, Deaths, and In-Depth Investigations Associated with Non-Fire Carbon Monoxide from Engine-Driven Generators and Other Engine-Driven Tools, 1990-2003
July 31, 2003 Non-Fire Carbon Monoxide Deaths Associated with the Use of Consumer Products: 1999 and 2000 Annual Estimates
November 27, 2002 Estimating Non-Fatal Carbon Monoxide Poisonings Injuries
September 19, 2002 In-Depth Investigations of Carbon Monoxide (CO) Incidents Associated with Modern Gas Fired Furnaces, 2003
September 19, 2002 CO Incidents Associated with "Modern" Gas Furnaces Memo for 1987 to 2001
September 19, 2002 In-Depth Investigations of Carbon Monoxide (CO) Incidents Associated with "Modern" Gas Fired Furnaces
April 05, 2002 CO Incidents Associated with Certain Vented Gas Appliances Memo for 1987 to 2001
October 31, 2001 Non-Fire Carbon Monoxide Deaths Associated with the Use of Consumer Products: 1998 Annual Estimates
September 21, 2001 Non-Fire Carbon Monoxide Deaths
October 31, 2000 Non-Fire Carbon Monoxide Deaths and Injuries Associated with the Use of Consumer Products: 1997 Annual Estimates
June 29, 1999 Non-Fire Carbon Monoxide Deaths and Injuries Associated with the Use of Consumer Products: 1996 Annual Estimates
October 27, 1998 Non-Fire Carbon Monoxide Deaths and Injuries Associated with the Use of Consumer Products: 1995 Annual Estimates
Technical Reports
Date Report
October 11, 2019 Non-Fire Carbon Monoxide Deaths Associated with the Use of Consumer Products 2015 Annual Estimates
March 22, 2016 CPSC Staff Technical Research to Address the Carbon Monoxide Hazard for Portable Generators - PGMA Technology Summit
March 22, 2016 Supplemental Memos Regarding Some of the Hazards Associated with Engine-Driven Generators, 2004-2014
September 19, 2014 CPSC Staff Statement and University of Alabama Final Project Report
March 01, 2014 Carbon Monoxide Alarm Conformance Testing to UL2034, 2012 Phase I Report
December 04, 2013 Carbon Monoxide Alarm Conformance Testing to UL 2034, 2013 Phase II Report
June 01, 2004 Staff Status Report on Carbon Monoxide Alarm Testing (0712)
November 01, 2003 Revised Response to Residential Carbon Monoxide Incidents (0712)
Home Appliances, Maintenance and Construction
Injury Statistics
Date Report
September 03, 2013 Incidence and Cost of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning, Pool and Spa Submersion and Lead Poisoning
Pools and Spas
Injury Statistics
Date Report
September 03, 2013 Incidence and Cost of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning, Pool and Spa Submersion and Lead Poisoning
Gas Furnaces and Other Gas Heaters
Technical Reports
Date Report
September 14, 2012 Updated Review of In-Depth Investigations Associated with Carbon Monoxide Poisoning and "Modern" Gas Furnaces and Boilers
September 01, 2012 Evaluation of the Durability and Longevity of Chemicals Sensors Used In-Situ for Carbon Monoxide Safety Shutdown of Gas Furnaces
December 01, 2004 Combustion Sensor Test Results (December 2004)
April 05, 2002 In-Depth Investigations Associated with Carbon Monoxide and Certain Vented Gas Appliances (0310)
November 06, 2000 Health Concerns of Carbon Monoxide (CO) Emissions from a High-Efficiency, Induced-Draft Furnace (Furnace #4) (0310
October 30, 2000 Health Concerns of Carbon Monoxide (CO) Emissions from a Mid-Efficiency, Induced-Draft Furnace (Furnace #2) (0310)
October 30, 2000 Health Concerns of Carbon Monoxide (CO) Emissions from a High-Efficiency, Induced-Draft Furnace (Furnace #5) (0310)
August 31, 2000 Results of the CPSC Staff’s Furnace Emissions Testing (0310)
August 30, 2000 Review of Selected Investigation Reports Involving Gas-Fired Central Furnaces and Disconnected and Blocked Vents (0310)
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