Uses of ozone

Ozone is used

  • For air purification at the crowded places like cinema halls and tunnel railways. Due to its strong oxidizing power it also destroys the foul smell in slaughter houses.
  • In sterilizing drinking water by oxidizing all germs and bacteria.
  • For preservation of meat in cold storages.
  • For bleaching delicate fabrics such as silk, ivory, oils, starch and wax.
  • It helps to locate a double bond in any unsaturated organic compound by ozonolysis.

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