Product of photochemical reactions caused by solar radiation and occurring in polluted air as well as in air contaminated by compounds emitted by natural sources, such as those emitted by vegetation.
Source: PAC, 2007, 79, 293. (Glossary of terms used in photochemistry, 3rd edition (IUPAC Recommendations 2006)) on page 386 [Terms] [Paper]
Citation: 'photochemical smog' in IUPAC Compendium of Chemical Terminology, 3rd ed. International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry; 2006. Online version 3.0.1, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1351/goldbook.P04586 RISBibTexEndNote