Major air pollutants and their associated health hazards
|Name of pollutant
||Respiratory illness, including chronic bronchitis and asthma; heart diseases.
||Heart diseases; respiratory problems including pulmonary emphysema, cancer, eye burning, headache, etc.
||Lung irritation, viral infection, airway resistance, chest tightness, etc.
||Pneumoconiosis, restrictive lung diseases, asthma, cancer, etc.
||It causes immunotoxicity, carcinogenicity, asthma, anemia, unconsciousness etc.
||Impaired lung function, chest pains, coughing, irritation of eyes, nose etc.
||CO poisoning cause cherry lips, unconsciousness, death by asphyxiation etc.
||It causes decreased hemoglobin synthesis, anemia, damage the nervous and renal (kidney) systems etc.