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Mention one harmful effect of each of the following:

  1. Suspended Particulate Matter

  2. Smog

  3. Tobacco smoke

  4. Coal dust and particles

  5. Asbestos dust

Asked by Topperlearning User 6th January 2015, 4:22 PM
Answered by Expert
  1. Suspended Particulate Matter: It may lead to breathlessness and inflammation of the lungs. It may also cause asthma and bronchitis.

  2. Smog: It may cause respiratory problems and result in eye irritation.

  3. Tobacco smoke: It may cause asthma, lung cancer and chronic bronchitis.

  4. Coal dust and particles: Black lung cancer may be caused when exposed to coal and dust particles regularly.

  5. Asbestos dust: It may cause severe respiratory problems and can also lead to cancer.
Answered by Expert 6th January 2015, 6:22 PM
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