AvatarNikhil Pandit asked 1 year ago
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Is there any difference between air pollutants and toxic air pollutants?
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Is there any difference between air pollutants and toxic air pollutants?
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Millions of fatalities are caused by air pollution every year. Air is contaminated with several types of pollutants which have various kinds of effects on humans, animals and the environment. Some of these pollutants may be toxic too.
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GreenSutra
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Team GreensutraTeam Greensutra Staff answered 1 year ago

Yes, there is !

Air Pollutants and Toxic Air Pollutants are different from each other.

While air pollutants are known to decrease the quality of air, toxic air pollutants not only decrease the quality of air but also cause severe health effects like damage to to respiratory and nervous systems. Toxic air pollutants are also known as Hazardous Air Pollutants or HAPs.

They exist as:

  • Particulate Matter or
  • Vapors
Summary
Is there any difference between air pollutants and toxic air pollutants?
Article Name
Is there any difference between air pollutants and toxic air pollutants?
Description
Millions of fatalities are caused by air pollution every year. Air is contaminated with several types of pollutants which have various kinds of effects on humans, animals and the environment. Some of these pollutants may be toxic too.
Author
Publisher Name
GreenSutra
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