Chlorine chemistry plays a critical role in meeting some of our most basic needs while scientists pioneer advances in modern medicine and renewable energy. It helps protect American soldiers and police officers while helping to harness the power of the sun.

Chlorine chemistry allowed us to transform public health hazards like, drinking water and swimming pools, into modern day conveniences.

More than 100 years after chlorine first helped wipe out waterborne epidemics, chlorine chemistry is helping families and our nation confront the challenges of the 21st century. For many of these applications, there’s simply no reasonable substitute for chlorine.

Here is how chlorine keeps families healthy, improves our environment, advances the horizons of science, and powers America’s economy:

  • Chlorine Tree : View all the benefits of chlorine chemistry on the "Chlorine Tree"
  • Sodium Hydroxide Product Tree: Sodium hydroxide is used to help produce a wide range of useful products  
  • Safe Water : People put their trust in chlorine chemistry every day to keep their drinking water and swimming pools safe
  • Energy and Environment : Chlorine chemistry is a critical element of sustainability, conservation, and green energy innovation
  • Health and Safety : Chlorine chemistry saves lives and improves public health
  • Economic Benefits : Chlorine chemistry powers America’s economic engine
  • Secrets of Chlorine Chemistry : From blimps to bullet-resistant vests, see how chlorine chemistry touches people’s lives every day

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