what are uses of oxides of nitrogen like, NO2,N20,etc ?

Asked by Upendra Ks | 5th Dec, 2013, 07:07: PM

Expert Answer:

Uses of nitrogen dioxide:

  • NO2 has been used as a catalyst in certain oxidation reactions.
  • As an inhibitor to prevent polymerization of acrylates during distillation.
  • As a nitrating agent for organic compounds.
  • As an oxidizing agent.
  • As a rocket fuel.

 Uses of Nitrous oxide:

  • As a weak anesthetic in medicine.
  • Used as a food additive, specifically as an aerosol spray propellant.
  • It is used as an oxidiser in a rocket motor.
  • Medical grade nitrous oxide tanks are used in dentistry.

Answered by Vaibhav Chavan | 9th Dec, 2013, 11:33: AM

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