Chlorine

Information about Chlorine!! By: Maddie Amrein

Background of Chlorine

  • Symbol: Cl
  • Atomic Number: 17
  • Atomic Weight: 35.45
  • Group: Halogen
  • Period: 3
  • Color: Yellowish Green
  • Classification: Non-metallic

Additional Information

History of Chlorine

Discovered in 1774 by Carl Wilhelm

Description of Chlorine

  • Greenish yellow gas
  • Irritates the mucous membranes
  • The liquid burns the skin

Uses of Chlorine

  • Paper products
  • Dye stuffs Textiles
  • Medicines
  • Insecticides
  • Paints
  • Plastics