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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The Chlorine Institute held its fourth Technology Symposium in conjunction with the 2019 Annual Meeting, which included table top exhibits, April 9-10, 2019 at the Royal Sonesta Hotel in Houston.
This year’s symposium included 50 individual sessions which covered topics ranging from lessons learned to innovations in technology in the industry. The Table-Top Expo provided industry stakeholders an opportunity to exhibit new technologies, services, and processes as they relate to the advancement of safety and security and to make stakeholders aware of existing technologies.
NAM Launches Online Interactive Map with U.S. COVID-19 Resources by State
The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) is continually gathering COVID-19 resources from its state partners and local governments across all 50 U.S. states. NAM has now launched an online interactive map to provide businesses with the latest information for each state.
3/4/2020 Update: CI Phone & Email Systems are Up and Running
3/3/2020 - CI Phone and Email Systems are Temporarily Down
If you have been trying to contact CI, our phone and email systems are temporarily unavailable. If you need to speak to a staff member, please dial their cell phones. We are working on resolving the issue and we will keep you informed.
2019 Chlorine Emergency Response Training Totals
Thank you to all the instructors for the time and energy you put into making 2019 such a success! It was another great year of outreach to first responders throughout the United States, Canada, and Mexico! In 2019 over 2,600 students were trained.
2019 Member Emergency Response Training & Outreach
CI’s Emergency Preparedness Issue Team (“EPIT”) has a long-term goal of training as many first responders as possible to ensure they are prepared to safely and effectively respond to incidents involving chlorine and other CI mission chemicals.
CI Comment Letter on CSB Accident Reporting Rule
Following a legal order, the Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (“CSB”) has issued its proposed rule, Accidental Release Reporting, which would require chemical facilities to report chemical releases that result in “a fatality, serious injury or substantial property damages.” CI responded to the open comment period with this letter.
FDA Warns About Mis-Information
FDA warns about mis-information from products falsely claiming to cure various diseases and disorders by ingesting chlorine dioxide.