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Organic Matter

Last updated: May 31, 2020

What Does Organic Matter Mean?

Organic matter refers to substances that are composed on a fundamental molecular level from compound cells originating from plants, animals and their associated products. The presence of organic matter on a material increases the rate of corrosion.


Corrosionpedia Explains Organic Matter

The presence of organic matter on a metallic surface increases the rates of oxidization on the surface, typically due to decomposition. Increased rates of oxidation thus increase corrosion susceptibility.


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