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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2019 Chlor- Alkali Technology Symposium – Presentation Abstracts Due Oct. 31!

Planning is underway for The Chlorine Institute’s 2019 Technology Symposium held during our regular Annual Meeting on April 8-11 at the Royal Sonesta in Houston, Texas.  Don’t just save the date – plan to get involved by presenting! The Technology Symposium will consist of approximately 40 thirty-minute talks, broken into two categories: 1) safety in chlor-alkali processes/ lessons learned and 2) technology. Chlor-alkali producers, users, equipment suppliers, government partners, academia, and stakeholders are eligible to present. Space is limited, and potential presenters are encouraged to submit abstracts as soon as practical. Technology topics/speakers will be assigned on a first-come basis and based on ensuring a variety of topics in the 2019 program.  For those who are interested in presenting, please fill out an abstract information form and email it to info@CL2.com.  Abstracts must be received by October 31, 2018 to be considered for the agenda.

CI is Excited aobut Longstanding Partnership with the Mississippi State Fire Academy

Robyn Kinsley, VP of Transportation and Emergency Preparedness, covered the longstanding partnership between The Chlorine Institute and the Mississippi State Fire Academy (MSFA) that has been instrumental in raising the level of industry emergency preparedness. The article was featured in a local Mississippi newspaper, The Rankin County News, and will be featured on the Fire Engineering website (fireengineering.com) in the near future. Read More...

CI's 2018 TRANSCAER® Tour Makes a Stop in Houston, TX

CI offers emergency response training and earned coverage from the Houston Chronicle.  Read more...

Firefighters in Grand Falls-Windsor Learn How to Mitigate Chlorine Leaks

Canadian news broadcasting company NTV spoke with Erica Bernstein, CI's Director of Outreach, about the purpose of chlorine emergency response training. Watch the video.

2018 CHLOREP® Team Training - Another Successful Year!

The Chlorine Institute hosted its annual CHLOREP® Team Training at the Mississippi State Fire Academy (MSFA) in Jackson, MS from April 30 - May 4, 2018. 2018 marks the 12th consecutive year that the training has been held at MSFA.   Read more...

The Chlorine Institute Receives 2017 TRANSCAER® Awards

The Chlorine Institute received the 2017 TRANSCAER® National Achievement Award on May 10, 2018. This award was given in appreciation for the Institute’s outstanding commitment to helping emergency responders across North America.  Read more...

Safety Recognition

Chlorine Institute Recognizes 10 North American and International Facilities For "Diamond Level" Safety and Environmental Performance. Read more...

Allied Universal’s Robin Bolte Named Chlorine Institute 2018 Peter Mayo Award Honoree:

Ms. Robin Bolte, Manager of Regulatory Affairs for Allied Universal Corporation in Doral, FL, received The Chlorine Institute’s 2018 Peter M. Mayo Award at the Institute’s Annual Meeting in Tampa. Read more...

Preventive Maintenance is Not a Static Plan

On February 20, 2018, U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) Chairwoman Vanessa Allen Sutherland and CI President Frank Reiner issued a joint safety statement stressing the importance of reviewing and updating preventive maintenance programs, "Preventive Maintenance is Not a Static Plan."  The statement marks the launch a collaboration between CI and the CSB to help improve safety awareness and performance. Read more...

CSB Releases Video and Case Study on Accidental Mixing Incident

The Chemical Safety Board (CSB) released its forty-eight page Case Study and eleven-minute video on an accidental mixing incident involving the inadvertent unloading of 30% sulfuric acid into a sodium hypochlorite storage tank. Read more...

 
 
 

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