INORGANIC   GASEOUS  POLLUTANTS



What are Inorganic Gaseous Pollutants?
What are the Sources of Inorganic Gaseous Pollutants?
Why are they important to us from health point of view?
Why are they important to Us?




What are Inorganic Gaseous Pollutants?

Pollutants like carbon dioxide (CO
2), carbon monoxide (CO), sulphur dioxide (SO2), nitrous oxide (NO) and nitrogen dioxide (NO2) are collectively called as Inorganic gaseous pollutants. These are the major contributors to the indoor air pollution.

Sources of Inorganic Gaseous Pollutants

Combustion appliances are the major sources of the inorganic gaseous pollutants. They are the bi-products of combustion of the fuel used in the appliances.

Sources of Inorganic Gaseous Pollutants are:
  •     Unvented space heaters
        Vented space heaters
        Tobacco products
        Wood-burning stoves
        Fireplaces
        Furnaces
        Gas stoves
        Ovens