The Chemistry of Water
ACC celebrates #WorldWaterDay and the White House Water Summit by releasing a video highlighting the many ways chemistry keeps water flowing—from source to tap.

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ACC, World Vision, and Chlorine Chemistry Help Fight Ebola
As the Ebola outbreak intensified last autumn, ACC and one of its members worked with World Vision to arrange a transport of bleach to help break the cycle of infection.

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Chlorine: The Element of Surprise
From your medicine cabinet to your dinner table; from your car to the subway; from your cell phone to solar panels; learn how chlorine is the ultimate element of surprise!

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The chlorine industry contributes over $46 billion to the North American economy annually and helps provide thousands of essential products, including clean drinking water, energy-efficient building materials, electronics, fiber optics, solar energy cells, 93 percent of life-saving pharmaceuticals, 86 percent of crop protection compounds and much more.

The Chlorine Chemistry Division of the American Chemistry Council (ACC) represents major producers and users of chlorine in North America. The Division works to promote and protect the sustainability of chlorine chemistry processes, products and applications in accordance with the principles of Responsible Care®.

New Pool Safety Video Now Available

ACC and The Chlorine Institute developed a new video that includes health and safety messages from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The video offers backyard pool owners and public pool operators tips on the safe use and storage of pool chemicals and encourages people to read product labels and follow the manufacturers’ instructions carefully for use, handling and storage. » Watch the video here

Video: Using Chlorine Bleach Safely in a School Environment

The National Education Association Health Information Network and the American Chemistry Council’s Chlorine Chemistry Division recently announced a new video series aimed at demonstrating proper cleaning, sanitizing and disinfecting practices in schools. The video series is a relevant resource for all school staff, but is especially important for Education Support Professionals, including the staff who strive to maintain clean, healthy environments in schools across America day in and day out. The series includes important information about the difference between cleaning, sanitizing, and targeted disinfecting, how to select the right product for the job, and how to use and store cleaners and disinfectants—like chlorine bleach—safely. » Watch the video here