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Carbon monoxide detector law kicks in

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Smell that? Probably not.

Carbon monoxide is a deadly poison gas in the air. As of Jan. 1, new single-family homes in Minnesota are being required to have carbon monoxide detectors installed.


According to the American Lung Association, exposure to a low dose of carbon monoxide can be just as harmful as a high dose in a short period of time.

Carbon monoxide poisoning is caused when carbon-burning appliances fail. The failure can be ventilation or maintenance.

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