Chlorine gas is greenish-yellow, and has a disagreeable and suffocating odour with an irritating effect on the nose and throat.
Time-Weighted Average Exposure Values
Short-Term Exposure Values
Industrial Waste, Sewage and
Swimming Pool Sanitation
Pulp and Textile Bleaching
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Chlorine vapor is very irritating and can be extremely dangerous, even at low concentration.
As always, please refer to product MSDS and seek medical attention immediately for treatments to exposure of chlorine gas.
Death is likely to occur after a few deep breaths of concentrations of 1000 ppm.
In this concentration is considered very dangerous with an exposure time of 20-30 minutes.
This concentration is enough to cause coughing and irritation to the respiratory system
Chlorine in air is detectable by smell.
Concentrations of less than 2 ppm is considered safe for short periods of time, every precaution
should be taken in the presence of chlorine gas.