Why does breathing pure oxygen kill you?
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- eAnswers...Apr 18, 2013
Yes, breathing pure oxygen can kill you and this is known as "Oxygen toxicity". It is basically a condition which results from the harmful effects of breathing molecular oxygen O2. These O2 can then be mixed with our blood and can harm our cells and tissues. For more: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oxygen_toxicity#Mechanism
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