It is essential for Life.Animals and Humans inhale oxygen (breathe oxygen)

It is used for burning(Combustion) of fuels in homes,factories and transport vehicles



It is used to Make Fertilizers which help plant grow

It is used in food packing industry to keep the food fresh



It Is used in Water Purification



Iodine is used as antiseptic for wounds


A tincture(small quantity) of iodine is used to make purple coloured solutuion

This solution is used as antiseptic medicine in case of wounds


Sulphur and Phosphorous

They are used in crackers



Used for hardening of Rubber



It is used as fuel



  1. Class 8
  2. Chapter 4 Class 8 - Materials : Metals And Non-Metals

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CA Maninder Singh
CA Maninder Singh is a Chartered Accountant for the past 11 years and a teacher from the past 11 years. He teaches Science, Accounts and English at Teachoo