Carbon compounds in everyday life
It is impossible to think of our daily life without carbon compounds. Over time, a large number of carbon compounds have been developed for the improvement of our lifestyle and comfort. They include carbon-based fuels, carbon nanomaterials, plastics, carbon filters, carbon steel, etc.
Even though carbon and its compounds are vital for modern life, some of its compounds like CO, cyanide and certain types of plastics are harmful to humans. In the following segment, let us discuss the role of plastics in our daily life and how we can become aware of the toxic chemicals that some plastics contain.