Cobalt(II) nitrate, also known as cobalt nitrite, is an inorganic compound with the formula Co(NO3)2
Nitrogen is a colorless gas with the atomic number 7. It is an essential element for plant growth, and used to make fertilizers. It is found in air, and in many foods and beverages. It is also used to manufacture nitric acid, dies explosives, and nylon. Nitrogen is a key component of protein and other organic molecules.
The chemical has high acute (short-term) toxicity to aquatic life, and is a moderate chronic (long-term) contaminant of freshwater. It is also highly persistent in the environment, and concentrates in the tissues of fish. It is also toxic to plants and animals, and is probably carcinogenic to humans.
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