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PCC Rokita SA / Chlorine Business Unit
Chemical name
Chlorine
CAS No.
7782-50-5
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Chlorine is a pure, amber liquid about 1.5 times heavier than water. Gas chlorine is greenish-yellow in colour. It is approximately 2.5 times heavier than air, which causes it initially to remain close to the ground in places with little air movement. Chlorine has a pungent odour and is a strong oxidizing agent.

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Properties and applications

Chlorine and its compounds have a very wide application:

  • for bleaching in the paper and textile industries,
  • for the disinfection of urban water resources, domestic bleaching and bactericides,
  • for the production of many organic and inorganic chemical substances,
  • separation of metals such as copper, lead, zinc, nickel, and gold from ores,
  • VMC and PVC production – the main quantitative component in the synthesis process (about 56%),
  • in chemical synthesis in the agrochemical and pharmaceutical industries.
Categories

Markets and applications
Agrochemicals / Crop protection & fertilizers
Building & Construction / Concrete & mortar additives, Pipe covers
Detergents
I&I Cleaning
Pharmaceuticals
Plastics / Polymer additives
Raw materials and intermediates
Textile industry
Water & Wastewater treatment / Water treatment

Function
Disinfectants and biocides
Raw materials & intermediates

Composition
Chlorine derivatives

Segment
Chloralkali, raw materials and intermediates

Alternative names
Chlorine, Cl2, dichlorine, liquid chlorine, liquid chlorine technical
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