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What is The Chlorine Institute?

The Chlorine Institute (CI) founded in 1924, is a technical trade association of companies engaged in the safe production, distribution, use and disposal of chlor-alkali products including chlorine, sodium and potassium hydroxides, and sodium hypochlorite, and the distribution and use of hydrogen chloride.

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TRANSCAER Reaches 30-Year Milestone Helping Keep Emergency Responders, Communities Safe.

This year marks the 30th anniversary of TRANSCAER (Transportation Community Awareness and Emergency Response), a vital safety initiative that has provided countless first responders with invaluable training to help them respond to transportation incidents involving hazardous materials. Read more...

Allied Universal's Jim Palmer Named Chairman of The Chlorine Institute

Arlington, VA (May 10, 2016) - President and CEO Jim Palmer of Miami, FL-based Allied Universal Corporation was elected chair of The Chlorine Institute at this year's board meeting. He succeeds outgoing chair John Brenon of Occidental Chemical Corporation, whose term concluded in April. Read more...

Open Position

Director Outreach at a technical-focused trade association, located in the Rosslyn area of Arlington, VA. Primary responsibilities include providing leadership and support for member teams in the area of product stewardship and emergency preparedness, related publications, projects, budget items, and training workshops. This role ensures that users of chlor-alkali products have the information they need to use products safely and without adverse effects to the human health and the environment. The individual selected will staff various task groups working on focused projects related to emergency preparedness and stewardship issues. This position is responsible for managing outreach and training activities for first responders and end users. Extensive travel is expected. Applicants should have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering or related field with at least 10 years of related experience. Competitive salary and benefits package, including medical, dental, life and long term disability insurance, and 401(k) and defined contribution pension. Send your resume in confidence to

CSB and Institute Interview at CI's 2016 Annual Meeting

Chemical Safety Board Chair Vanessa Sutherland and CI President Frank Reiner discussed how the CSB and the Institute can work together in a joint interview with ICIS reporter Bill Bowen at the CI Annual Meeting in Dallas. Read more...

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