Peroxyacetyl-nitrate meaning

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A toxic organic compound, C2 H3 NO5 , formed photochemically in smog, causing eye irritation and damage to vegetation. Due to the stability of this compound, it may be transported in air over long distances before breaking down into smaller reactive compounds.
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An unstable nitrogen compound, found in certain types of smog, that is an irritant, esp. to the eyes and to plants.
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A toxic organic compound, C2 H3 NO5 , formed photochemically in smog, causing eye irritation and damage to vegetation. Due to the stability of this compound, it may be transported in air over long distances before breaking down into smaller reactive compounds.
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An urban air pollutant formed photochemically in the air as part of photochemical smog.
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