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- Greenish-yellow gas at room temperature
- Density- 3.214 g/l
- Atomic mass- 35.45
- Has a choking smell
- Reacts with water
- Has a high electronegativity
- Reacts with hydrogen
Where it is found:
- Never found in nature
- Was first produced by Carl Wilhelm Scheele
- As a disinfectant and purifier
- Used in plastics
- Used in bleach and other disinfectants
- Ammonium Chloride
- Calcium Hypochlorite
- Magnesium Chloride
- Not reactive with oxygen or nitrogen
- Reacts with water to produce hypochlorite
- Reacts with Fluorine
In gas form, Chlorine is a yellow-green color. Chlorine gas was used as a chemical weapon at Ypres, France, in 1995. Chlorine gas causes acute damage to the upper and lower respiratory tract.
Chlorine reacts with water to produce hypochlorite. Hypochlorite is commonly used in pools to disinfect the water.
Chlorine is also commonly found in bleach and is used to disinfect. Chlorine is also found in many other household chemicals/disinfectants.
Although chlorine is a nasty yellow-green it will keep your pool and clothes clean!
An interesting fact about chlorine is that it's two and a half times heavier than air! Chlorine kills harmful bacteria on contact. Chlorine also keeps your pool water sparkly clear. It also stabilizes to prevent the UV rays from getting chlorine-burn. Use chlorine to disinfect your pools today!
For 10 lbs of chlorine the price is $35.99, for 50 lbs of chlorine the price is $99.40, and for 100 lbs of chlorine the price is $198.80. For safety of chlorine you must dilute the element. Also, you can only have a certain amount of chlorine to prevent the toxins from effecting your body. Too much chlorine could possibly harm your respiratory system. While chlorine can be a great disinfectant be sure to use it in a safe amount!