What is H2S? Copy

H2S is naturally occurring chemical produced by bacteria as it decomposes organic material.

It may develop in low oxygen environments, such as, sewers, swamps and polluted water.

It is a natural Product of Decay or Putrefaction

You may find H2S in:

  • Dairies
  • Breweries
  • Chemical processes
  • Geothermal exploration
  • Fisheries
  • Tanneries
  • 72 different Industries

Physical Characteristics

  1. Color – Clear/Transparent
  2. Odor – Sweetish taste, unpleasant odor; described as rotten eggs.

Vapor Density

The weight of a gas as compared to air.

Air = 1

H2S = 1.189 @ 32 F

19% heavier than air