Hydrogen sulphide (H2S),
Definition of Hydrogen sulphide (H2S):
A colourless poisonous gas with a smell of bad eggs, made by the action of acids on sulphides.
Toxic and flammable gas with an obnoxious odor, formed during decomposition of organic (animal and plant) matter, but generated largely by oil burning and refining processes. It smells like rotten eggs, irritates eyes, and when inhaled in low concentrations, irritates respiratory tract. Higher concentrations can cause breathing difficulty, nausea, vomiting, and even death.
How to use Hydrogen sulphide (H2S) in a sentence?
- The four usual agents of deterioration in the air apart from oxygen and water are sulphur dioxide, hydrogen sulphide, ozone and nitrogen dioxide.
Meaning of Hydrogen sulphide (H2S) & Hydrogen sulphide (H2S) Definition