Chlorine water (Cl2*H2O (Cl2, HClO, HCl))

Substance: chlorine.

Chemspider article about chlorine water

Wikipedia article about chlorine water

Hazard information danger

Compressed gas
Corrosive cat. 1
Toxic cat. 1 - 3

Hazard statements

  • May cause or intensify fire; oxidizer
  • Contains gas under pressure; may explode if heated
  • Causes skin irritation
  • Causes serious eye irritation
  • Toxic if inhaled
  • May cause respiratory irritation
  • Very toxic to aquatic life

Precautionary statements

  • Keep away from heat, hot surfaces, sparks, open flames and other ignition sources. No smoking. [As modified by IV ATP]
  • Avoid breathing dust/fume/ gas/mist/vapours/spray. [As modified by IV ATP]
  • Avoid release to the environment.
  • Call a POISON CENTER/ doctor/… [As modified by IV ATP]
  • Protect from sunlight. Store in a well-ventilated place.

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