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INORGANIC NITRATE COMPOUND [1 record]

Record 1 2003-04-15

English

Subject field(s)
  • Chemical Elements and Compounds
  • Pollutants
  • Crop Protection
CONT

Secondary pollutants formed in the photochemical reactions include ozone, N-nitroso compounds, and peroxyacetylnitrate as well as nitric acid and inorganic nitrates.

CONT

The primary inorganic nitrates which may contaminate drinking water are potassium nitrate and ammonium nitrate both of which are widely used as fertilizers.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Éléments et composés chimiques
  • Agents de pollution
  • Protection des végétaux
CONT

Les nappes aquifères d'eau douce contiennent des concentrations relativement élevées de nitrates inorganiques dissous mais ni phosphates, ni ammoniaque et ni nitrites, ce qui suggère une pollution par engrais.

Spanish

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