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What does HONO stand for?

HONO stands for Nitrous Acid (chemistry)

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For instance, chemical reactions between nicotine and nitrous acid lead to the formation of additional tobacco-specific nitrosamines, and ozone can react with certain volatile otganic compounds to form formaldehyde, acetaldehyde, and benzaldehyde.
The study by Researchers from the Biogeochemistry Department at the Max Planck Institute for Chemistry in Mainz shows that nitrous acid is formed in fertilized soil and released into the atmosphere, whereby the amount increases with increasing soil acidity.
Experiments at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in California, US, showed nicotine combines with nitrous acid in the air to produce highly carcinogenic chemicals called tobacco-specific nitrosamines (TSNAs).