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What is The Chlorine Institute?

The Chlorine Institute (CI) founded in 1924, is a technical trade association of companies involved in the safe production, distribution and use of chlorine, sodium and potassium hydroxides and sodium hypochlorite, the distribution and use of hydrogen chloride and the distribution of vinyl chloride monomer.

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Two Succesful TRANSCAER Events Complete

Richmond, CA
Seattle, WA
First Quarter Pamphlet Release

CI fulfills its safety mission in part through the work of volunteers from our member organizations. This release describes the safety pamphlets and other materials that were revised or published since the end of December, and we thank all those who contributed their time and expertise to ensure we have the right materials to "Aim for Zero." The full release can be found here. 

CI Welcomes Four New Board Members

At the Annual General Meeting on March 14th four new members were elected to The Chlorine Institute Board of Directors:

  • Mr. Nestor Gomez Alcorta, President of  EFICE S.A., Montevideo Uruguay
  • Mr. Frank Bagala, General Manager - Site Compounding  at SABIC , Mt. Vernon, IN
  • Mr. Ken Jones, Director of Operations Development with Brenntag, North America, Henderson, KY
  • Mr. Tom Tripp, Director of Technical Services & Development with US Magnesium LLC, Salt Lake City, UT.

CI appreciates the willingness of each of these new board members to provide their time and talents to the betterment of the industry.  They are welcome additions to the existing board of 14 who provide strategic guidance and oversight to CI’s ongoing efforts to enhance safety and security performance.  Please offer your support and congratulations as these four individuals take on their new role.

CI’s Letter Opposing the Elimination of the CSB

CI strongly supports the work of the Chemical Safety Board (CSB).  Facing its possible complete elimination, CI sent letters to the White House, Senate Committee on Appropriations, and the House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations.  Read the letter here. 


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