It is a liquified chlorine gas produced by the electrolysis of salt solution and its oxidizing power is strong, so it is a raw material for oxidizing agents, bleaches, disinfectants and various chlorides.
It is extremely toxic, so it must be handled very carefully and in accordance with your local rules. In Japan, you need to comly with the High Pressure Gas Safety Act, Poisonous and Deleterious Substances Control Act, Industrial Safety and Health Act, and other applicable regulations.
AGC Chemicals has production plants in Japan, Indonesia and Thailand.
This gas is heavier than air and it can spread along the ground or floor.
If breathed, it causes coughing breathing difficulty and may result in death.
Generic name: chlorine
Chemical formula: Cl2
(Reaction) NaCl + H2O > NaOH Caustic soda + 1/2H2 Hydrogen + 1/2Cl2 Chlorine
(Reaction) KCl + H2O > KOH Caustic potash + 1/2H2 Hydrogen + 1/2Cl2 Chlorine
CSCL Number Exempt
Industrial Safety and Health Act Number Exempt
CAS NO 7782-50-5
Used for water service disinfecting, and in the paper pulp and chemical industry, etc.
High pressure gas tank truck
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Warnings for use
Refer to SDS regarding for handling.
Produces hydrochloric acid when it reacts with water, and corrodes most metals such as iron.
Although chlorine itself is not flammable, most metals can burn intensely in chlorine when heated slightly.
Also, titanium strips will ignite in dry chlorine.
For protective gear, please use the appropriate gear indicated in the SDS.
■ AGC Inc. (Japan)
*Please refer to the SDS for more detailed product information.