Carbon Monoxide


Carbon monoxide is one of two oxides of carbon, the other being carbon dioxide. It is an important industrial compound.


Preparation of Carbon Monoxide

Carbon monoxide, CO, is prepared in the laboratory either Industrially, carbon monoxide is prepared by the oxidation of natural gas, which consists primarily of methane or by the water gas reaction.


Properties of Carbon Monoxide

The physical properties of carbon monoxide are that it


Uses of Carbon Monoxide

Carbon monoxide is an important industrial gas, which is widely used as a fuel. It is also an important reducing agent in the chemical industry.


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