We Should Ban Dihydrogen Monoxide

By: Winston Hermann

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What is Dihydrogen Monoxide?

Dihydrogen Monoxide (DHMO) is a colorless and odorless chemical compound. Its basis is the highly reactive hydroxyl radical.

Dangers

  • Death due to accidental inhalation of DHMO
  • Severe tissue damage
  • Acid rain
  • Severe burns
  • Soil erosion
  • Acid rain
  • Corrosion of lead
  • Oxidation of metals

Positives

  • Industrial solvent
  • Nuclear power plants
  • U.S Navy propulsion systems of older vessels
  • Production of Styrofoam

One Step That Will Help Ban DHMO?

You can help ban DHMO by, staying away from places or things that use DHMO.