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What is the hazardous pollutant released from luminous substances?

(a) Arsenic

(b) Barium

(c) Zinc

(d) Silver

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Question is taken from E-waste topic in section Regulation of E-waste, Groundwater Contamination & Injection Well Disposal of Hazardous Waste Management

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The correct choice is (c) Zinc

The explanation is: Steel, brass, alloys, disposable and rechargeable batteries, and luminous substances contains zinc and is released to environment in case of improper handling.

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