Minnesota child’s death prompts Sophia’s Law for CO detectors on boats

June 1st, 2016

Minnesota law now requires carbon monoxide detectors on boats with enclosed spaces, according to WWCO News. Carbon monoxide is odorless and tasteless, but extremely toxic. There were 1,200 carbon monoxide poisonings nationwide last year, and 500 deaths. WCCO reports that in Minnesota, 5 percent of carbon monoxide poisonings are on boats. Sophia’s Law is named […]

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