chlorine dioxide


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chlorine dioxide

[′klȯr‚ēn dī′äk‚sīd]
(inorganic chemistry)
ClO2 A green gas used to bleach cellulose and to treat water.
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Based on the chlorine dioxide observations, "there is very clear evidence that there's unusual chlorine chemistry taking place in the north," Sanders told SCIENCE NEWS.
APPLICATION: For pulp bleaching, the use of in-situ peracetic acid generated from TAED and peroxide provides a useful option for debottlenecking mills that have limited chlorine dioxide capacity.
With respect to taste and odor control, there are a number of studies reporting on the successful use of chlorine dioxide in the treatment of musty odors, fishy tastes and odors from Mallonmonas, and taste and odor problems associated with Anabaena, Asterionella, Synura, and Vorticella, as well as actinomycetes which are a source of geosmin and 2-methylisoborneol (MIB).|3,4,5~ A 1986 study which compared chlorine dioxide, chlorine, ozone, and potassium for removal of five specific taste and odor compounds from drinking water found removals ranging from 30 to over 50 percent for practical Cl|O.sub.2~ dosages and contact times.|6~ Chlorine dioxide has also been shown to be effective for treating tastes and odors associated with phenol and phenolic compounds.|7,8,9~
Gaseous chlorine dioxide did not affect the overall visual quality of the potatoes.
She said: "Starting with a 22.4% solution (as in MMS) and allowing for the stoichiometry suggested, this could produce something in the region of 36g of chlorine dioxide per litre of water.
Cloralstan is a buffered, water-based solution that contains chlorine dioxide gas in sodium chlorite.
In preliminary research, Bai and his colleagues found that the chlorine dioxide gas could be released too quickly, which could cause chemical burns on the fruit.
Kahramaa, on its part, assured that the amount of chlorine dioxide being used for water purification doesn't exceed 0.4 percent per litre.
Target: Chemours/disinfectants, oxone and chlorine dioxide business lines
Chlorine dioxide (Cl[O.sub.2]) is a strong oxidant widely applied for sterilization, disinfection, and waste-water treatment.
The CDA-22 Chlorine Dioxide Analyzer simplifies the monitoring and control of Chlorine Dioxide (CIO2) in applications for the food and beverage industry, including Clean-in-Place (CIP) sanitizing and rinsing operations.