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Nitrogen dioxide (NO2)

What is Nitrogen Dioxide ( NO2) ? 

Nitrogen dioxide (NO2) is a  reddish-brown poisonous gas occurring commonly as an air pollutant, formed by the oxidation of nitric oxide or by combustion in the presence of air. Below 21°C nitrogen dioxide is a yellowish-brown liquid. 

Uses of Nitrogen dioxide (NO2)  

Nitrogen dioxide (NO2) is used as an intermediate in the manufacturing of nitric acid, as a nitrating agent in manufacturing of chemical explosives, as a polymerization inhibitor for acrylates, as a flour bleaching agent., and as a room temperature sterilization agent.

Is Nitrogen dioxide (NO2) Dangerous ?  

Elevated levels of nitrogen dioxide can cause damage to the human respiratory tract and increase a person's vulnerability to, and the severity of, respiratory infections and asthma. Long-term exposure to high levels of nitrogen dioxide can cause chronic lung disease.

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