PHYSICAL PROPERTIES

Chlorine gas is greenish-yellow, and has a disagreeable and suffocating odour with an irritating effect on the nose and throat.

0.070609 Kg
Molecolar
Weight
Relative Density
@101.325 kPa
@25C (Air=1)
2.473

EXPOSURE LIMITS

TWAEV
Time-Weighted Average Exposure Values
0.5 PPM
STEV
Short-Term Exposure Values
1 PPM

COMMON USES

Water Purification

 

Industrial Waste, Sewage and

Swimming Pool Sanitation 

 

Pulp and Textile Bleaching

CHLORINE

BLOOD SATURATION % CARBOXYHEMOGLOBIN

 

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.

1000 ppm

In this concentration is considered very dangerous with an exposure time of 20-30 minutes.

40-60 ppm

This concentration is enough to cause coughing and irritation to the respiratory system

15-30 ppm

Chlorine in air is detectable by smell.

3-4 ppm

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.

>2 ppm