Standard Article

Air, 2. Effects of Air Pollutants

  1. Thomas Eikmann1,
  2. Gerhard Scholl2

Published Online: 15 OCT 2011

DOI: 10.1002/14356007.o02_o02

Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry

Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry

How to Cite

Eikmann, T. and Scholl, G. 2011. Air, 2. Effects of Air Pollutants. Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry. .

Author Information

  1. 1

    Universität Gießen, Hygiene-Institut, Gießen, Germany

  2. 2

    Bad Oeynhausen, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 OCT 2011

Chemistry Terms

Choose one or more boxes to highlight terms.

Abstract

The article contains sections titled:

1.Effects on Humans
2.General Effects
2.1.Specific Pollutants
2.2.Persons Needing Special Protection
2.3.Carcinogenicity, Mutagenicity, and Teratogenicity
3.Environmentally Relevant Air Pollutants
3.1.Sulfur Dioxide
3.2.Nitrogen Oxides
3.3.Ozone
3.4.Carbon Monoxide
3.5.Dusts
3.6.Lead
3.7.Cadmium
3.8.Arsenic
3.9.Benzene
3.10.Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons
3.11.Diesel Motor Emissions
3.12.Dioxins and Furans
4.Effects on Plants
4.1.Relationship between Immission and Effect
4.2.Effect of Individual Pollutants
4.2.1.Sulfur Dioxide
4.2.2.Hydrogen Fluoride
4.2.3.Hydrogen Chloride and Chlorine
4.2.4.Nitrogen Dioxide and Ammonia
4.2.5.Hydrogen Sulfide
4.2.6.Ethylene
4.2.7.Ozone and Other Photooxidants
4.2.8.Dust
4.2.9.Acid Rain