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a common nonmetallic element belonging to the halogens

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Furthermore, 98% of water treatment plants and 85% of pharmaceutical industries in the world use chlorine in production processes.
The report indicates a wealth of information on chlorine manufacturers and distributors
Chlorine and other elements known as halogens don't readily dissolve in metals or often combine with other elements to form minerals found in rocks.
Instead of becoming mostly hydrogen chloride gas, the chlorine in lunar magma was free to bond with other elements and form salts such as iron chloride and zinc chloride, leading to a wider range of chlorine isotopes in the rock.
Agency for International Development (USAID) lists chlorine as an "acutely hazardous material.
The link between chlorine and bladder and rectal cancers has long been known, but only recently have researchers found a link between common chlorine disinfectant and breast cancer, which affects one out of every eight American women.
For example, chlorine gas is the most common chemical used to purify water at wastewater treatment plants.
The activated chlorine dioxide aqueous solution at all concentrations most effectively inhibited microbial growth.
The MWD will continue to treat water with chloramine, a mix of chlorine and ammonia, after the ozone treatment.
For almost a century, chlorine has been widely used to clean drinking water.
The presence of chlorine ions in the water combined with the deflection of the mold brings about a chemical reaction between the chlorine and chromium in the steel.
Much of that pollution is the byproduct of the three million tons of chlorine used annually to bleach wood pulp white.
Jon Christie, commercial director of the water technology business at ERCO says he can easily imagine an increase in the use of chlorine dioxide in potable water throughout North America in the next two or three years and the Thunder Bay ERCO plant is poised to capitalize on the market.
The most environmentally friendly bleaching methods are totally chlorine free (TCF) an at elemental chlorine free (ECF).
Bach time that a drained system is refilled, the inside of the pipe should be flushed clear and then decontaminated by introducing a concentrated chlorine solution to the pipe and letting it stand for 24 hours.