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Synonyms for chlorine

a common nonmetallic element belonging to the halogens

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The paper is de-inked, then bleached and decolorized without the use of any chlorine compounds (a process called "process chlorine free").
meaning people, not germs), has demanded the elimination of all man-made chlorine compounds.
91, freon 12 (dichloro-difluoro-methane), probably the most common of the CFCs, is heavier by far than other chlorine compounds likely to be found in the atmosphere, such as chlorine gas (70.
In this oxygen cleansing method, there are no chlorine or chlorine compounds used according to a company spokesperson.
In unveiling the new product, the Scandinavian producer said that "it has long been a strong wish on the part of the nonwoven and hygiene products industries to reduce the use of chloride and chlorine compounds in as many products as possible.
Stratospheric clouds promote the photochemical destruction of ozone by chlorine compounds derived from man-made chlorofluorocarbons.
The ozone systems will be used to bleach kraft pulp, lessening environmental pollution by eliminating harmful chlorine compounds contained in waste water resulting from the production process.
A whole home water filtration system protects customers from negative effects of chlorine compounds, as well as other derivatives that may appear in drinking water.
A reduction of chlorine compounds can be achieved by converting the bleaching procedure to chlorine free.
That vapor could set the stage for a chemical chain reaction that produces chlorine compounds, including pairs of chlorine atoms.
Berlin, December 8 (ANI): An international team of scientists has detected low concentrations of toxic, carcinogenic chlorine compounds known as Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in samples taken from America's highest mountain in the Andes.
Samuel Oltmans of the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said: "This is consistent with human-produced chlorine compounds that destroy ozone reaching their peak concentrations in the atmosphere, levelling off and beginning a very slow decline.
It also demanded that the production and use of goods containing chlorine compounds other than vinyl chloride be reduced.
While 2,3,7,8 tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin, or TCDD, one of the chlorine compounds to cause concern, is considered the most toxic, the overall attention is on a group of 75 dioxins and 135 furans containing chlorine and carbon.
There is no scientific justification, however, for treating all chlorine compounds as if they present the same risks.