In the enviroment the ozone layer acts as a protection against the harmful UV radiation of the sun. Ozone also occurs near the ground due to environmental pollution and can lead to lung tissue damage when inhaled at higher concentrations.
The effect of ozone
ozone is a powerful oxidizer, biologically bactericidal, virucidal and fungicidal.
The usage of ozone
Ozone is used for industrial and waste water treatment, for the control of chemical reactions and in medicine.
The meaning of ozone in the medicine
Medical ozone is made from purest oxygen. An oxygen-ozone mixture is used, depending on the dose which can be up to 5% ozone, rest oxygen. Production takes place at the place of use. Half-life at 20 ° C = 30 min.