Carbon Dioxide gas is both useful and harmful for human life.Why do you think so


Carbon dioxide is useful as it has many uses such as:

  • Used in preparation of aerated drinks.
  • Used in fire extinguishers to put out fire.
  • Used in manufacture of washing soda.
  • Solid carbon dioxide is used a coolant.
  • Used in artificial respiration.
  • Used for purification of sugar.

Carbon dioxide is harmful because-

  • its increasing volume in the atmosphere is chiefly responsible for green house effect
  • its long exposure to lungs can badly affect the process of  respiration and can cause severe diseases.

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