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What is the Chlorine Institute?

The Chlorine Institute (CI), founded in 1924, is a technical trade association that 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.

Read more about CI's History and Mission.

Technical Services

To support our mission, as noted above, The Chlorine Institute offers a service for technical inquiries related to our activity and mission.  If you have technical questions, you may submit inquiries through the Technical Service email.

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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...

Chlorine Institute Honors 25 North American and 3 International Facilities with 2016 Chairman’s Safety Excellence Award Press Release
Dallas, TX (April 13, 2016) - A select group of 25 North American chlor-alkali producers and packagers and bleach manufacturers received the prestigious Chlorine Institute (CI) Chairman’s Safety Excellence Award at the Institute’s 2016 Annual Meeting today, highlighting the industry’s long-standing commitment to safety performance and continuous improvement. Two facilities in Europe and one in Asia also were recognized. Read more...

Olin Chlor-alkali Products’ Bruce Fleming Named Chlorine Institute 2016 Peter Mayo Award Honoree Press Release
Dallas, TX (April 13, 2016) - Bruce A. Fleming, Fleet Maintenance Manager for Olin Chlor-alkali Products in Cleveland, TN received The Chlorine Institute’s 2016 Peter M. Mayo Award today at the Institute’s Annual Meeting in Dallas. Read more...