Contamination of air by harmful substances is called Air Pollution.

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What are harmful substances which cause air pollution?

Harmful substances causing air pollution are 

  • Harmful gases like Sulphur Dioxide, Nitrogen Dioxide, Carbon Monoxide
  • And Suspended Particulate Matter like Dust, Smoke, Ash


These substances are called Air Pollutants

  1. Class 8
  2. Chapter 18 Class 8 - Pollution of Air and Water

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Davneet Singh is a graduate from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur. He has been teaching from the past 9 years. He provides courses for Maths and Science at Teachoo.