ozone

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German chemist who discovered ozone and developed guncotton as a propellant in firearms (1799-1868) Christian Friedrich Schonbein , Christian Schonbein , Schonbein
compound in which the hydrogen atoms of a hydrocarbon have been replaced by bromine and other halogen atoms; very stable; used in fire extinguishers although it is thought to release bromine that depletes the ozone layer halon
area of the ozone layer (near the poles) that is seasonally depleted of ozone ozone hole
layer in the stratosphere (at approximately 20 miles) that contains a concentration of ozone sufficient to block most ultraviolet radiation from the sun ozone layer , ozonosphere
illness that can occur to persons exposed to ozone in high-altitude aircraft; characterized by sleepiness and headache and chest pains and itchiness ozone sickness
any of a class of unstable chemical compounds resulting from the addition of ozone to a double bond in an unsaturated compound ozonide
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