Sources of Air Pollutants - Hydrocarbons

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Hydrocarbons

Hydrocarbons are organic compounds comprised exclusively of carbon and hydrogen. If the carbon atoms are linked together to form a straight or branched chain, the compound is an aliphatic. Aromatic compounds are characterised by carbon atoms being linked together in rings rather than in straight chains, such as benzene.


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