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What is the Chlorine Institute?

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

Chlorine chemistry plays a critical role in meeting some of our most basic needs. Chlorine chemistry enables scientists to pioneer advances in modern medicine and renewable energy. It helps protect American soldiers and police officers. Chlorine chemistry transforms public health hazards like drinking water and swimming pools, into modern day conveniences.

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The Chlorine Institute exists to support the chlor-alkali industry and serve the public by fostering continuous improvements to safety and the protection of human health and the environment connected with the production, distribution and use of chlorine, sodium and potassium hydroxides, and sodium hypochlorite, and the distribution and use of hydrogen chloride.

Latest News

Pamphlet 82 (Edition 3), Recommendations for Using Chlorine Cylinders at Swimming Pools, in 30-Day Review
The latest proposed revisions to Pamphlet 82, Recommendations for Using 100 and 150 Pound Cylinders at Swimming Pools, is available for 30-day member company review and comment.  It is posted in the Customer Stewardship Issue Team Workroom, under Working Drafts.  This edition includes conforming changes to align with the May 2014 update of Pamphlet 155, Water and Wastewater Operators Chlorine Handbook.  Please send comments to Henry Ward. 

CI/ACC Pool Chemical Safety Video Earns a "Telly" Award
Pool Chemical Safety, an instructional safety video for pool professionals and homeowners developed jointly by The Chlorine Institute and the American Chemistry Council, with expert input at from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, has won a prestigious Bronze Telly for Non-Broadcast Safety. Click here for the full release.

IHS and The Chlorine Institute Enter Strategic Partnership to Provide Safety and Technical Materials
IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS), a leading global source of critical information and insight, today announced a new partnership agreement with The Chlorine Institute (CI), adding CI's safety and technical publications to be accessible globally via the IHS content platforms. Click here to read the full press release.

New C-Kit Video Now Available Online
The new Emergency Kit "C" Instructional Video is now available for viewing via online streaming. You can view it HERE. This new version of the video includes how to apply the C-Kit on traditional valve systems and the newer dual-valve systems. A physical DVD, with both the full-length and segmented videos, can be purchased from the CI bookstore.