Chlorine is perhaps best known for being a safe and effective tool for keeping water clean and germ-free (disinfected). But did you know that chlorine is hard at work for you every day in many other ways as well? Explore the many ways chlorine or, more accurately, “chlorine chemistry,” helps improve the quality of your life.
Chlorine chemistry: A term used to describe the broad use of chlorine—not just the element itself, but also chlorine-based compounds—in manufacturing processes. Chlorine may or may not appear in an end product, but it is essential to the manufacture of myriad products.