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Compound Summary for: CID 24823

Ozone

Also known as: Triatomic oxygen; Ozon; Ozone heavy work; Ozone light work; Ozon [Polish]; Ozone moderate work; 10028-15-6; Oxygen, mol (O3)
Molecular Formula: O3   Molecular Weight: 47.9982   InChIKey: CBENFWSGALASAD-UHFFFAOYSA-N
The unstable triatomic form of oxygen, O3. It is a powerful oxidant that is produced for various chemical and industrial uses. Its production is also catalyzed in the ATMOSPHERE by ULTRAVIOLET RAY irradiation of oxygen or other ozone precursors such as VOLATILE ORGANIC COMPOUNDS and NITROGEN OXIDES. About 90% of the ozone in the atmosphere exists in the stratosphere (STRATOSPHERIC OZONE).   From: MeSH
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