An intermediate in the industrial synthesis of nitric acid, millions of tons of which are produced each year. This reddish-brown toxic gas has a characteristic sharp, biting odor and is a prominent air pollutant.
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See also: Nitrogen Monoxide.
- EU Air Quality Standards Summary of the European Union body of legislation which establishes health based standards and objectives for a number of pollutants in air.