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Ozone MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Ozone
Tree Number(s)
D01.362.670.600
Unique ID
D010126
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010126
Annotation
OZONE DEPLETION is also available
Scope Note
The unstable triatomic form of oxygen, O3. It is a powerful oxidant that is produced for various chemical and industrial uses. Its production is also catalyzed in the ATMOSPHERE by ULTRAVIOLET RAY irradiation of oxygen or other ozone precursors such as VOLATILE ORGANIC COMPOUNDS and NITROGEN OXIDES. About 90% of the ozone in the atmosphere exists in the stratosphere (STRATOSPHERIC OZONE).
Entry Term(s)
Ground Level Ozone
Low Level Ozone
Tropospheric Ozone
Pharm Action
Oxidants, Photochemical
Registry Number
66H7ZZK23N
Related Numbers
10028-15-6
CAS Type 1 Name
Ozone
NLM Classification #
QV 312
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2013/07/08
Ozone Preferred
Tropospheric Ozone Narrower
Ground Level Ozone Narrower
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