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Chemical Acid Rain

Name Acid Rain
Equivalent Terms Acid Rains | Rain, Acid | Rains, Acid
Definition Acidic water usually pH 2.5 to 4.5, which poisons the ecosystem and adversely affects plants, fishes, and mammals. It is caused by industrial pollutants, mainly sulfur oxides and nitrogen oxides, emitted into the atmosphere and returning to earth in the form of acidic rain water.
Curation Status No associations have been curated for this chemical yet.
MeSH® ID D015258
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