In his message, President Clinton said, "(This) program is a unique initiative to bring information about carbon monoxide poisoning -- its causes, symptoms, prevention, and means of (carbon monoxide poisoning) detection -- to millions of Americans...I urge all of our citizens to participate in this lifesaving endeavor."
Message from Chairman
Chicago first to require detectors...
Carbon Monoxide Poisoning: President Urges Americans To Be Alert To A Senseless Killer
WASHINGTON, DC -- The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC)
kicks off "Carbon Monoxide Safety Awareness Week" this Sunday with a
comprehensive program designed to educate the public about the dangers of
carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning. As part of the observance of this Week, the
President has issued a message encouraging Americans to become more alert to
the symptoms and potential dangers of CO poisoning.
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs
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