Precautions in the handling, storage and use of liquid chlorine.
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Published by H.M.S.O. .
Written in English


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SeriesSafety -- health and welfare booklets, 37
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Open LibraryOL19710557M

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Chlorine storage facilities should be maintained at ˚F ( ˚C) to facilitate safe and consistent discharge rates of chlorine. Never apply heat directly to a chlorine container as fusible plugs will melt at temperatures between ˚F ( ˚C) resulting in a chlorine Size: KB. After containing the liquids, one can use fluroprotein foam to prevent evaporation of the liquid. In case of large leakage, the alternate solution is to absorb the chlorine in an alkaline medium such as caustic soda, soda or lime slurry. Lays down recommendations for the safe storage, handling and use of liquefied chlorine gas, in cylinders, drums or bulk storage vessels. The code is of particular relevance for storing chlorine gas and for the use of chlorine from containers for the treatment of large swimming pools or .  Ensure the adequate state of the overall installation.  Select the storage tanks to be used and ensure that there is an adequate amount of chlorine available to fill the container in a single operation.  Ensure the adequate functioning of the gas absorption system.  Confirm the suitability of the transport container for the transportation requirements prior to the connection of the container at .

Ensure the availability of safety shower and eye wash fountain in chlorine storage and handling area. Store the chlorine tonners or cylinders in a well ventilated and covered shed. Display the. Safe handling of chlorine from drums and cylinders. Date of publication: ISBN: Series code: HSG Download a free copy - HSG40; Buy this product - HSG40; Guidance on control measures for safe storage and use concerning receptacles of 33 kg to 73 kg capacity or drums of 33kg to 1 tonne volume. Addressed primarily to managers. HANDLING AND STORAGE Precautions for safe handling May generate chlorine or oxygen which can be toxic and explosive, respectively. Product Name Shock Chlorinating Liquid for Pools & Spas Other means of identification Product UPC Product Code   Sodium hypochlorite is a green/yellow liquid that smells like chlorine. It is a chemical compound comprised of sodium cation and hypochlorite anion, two compounds with charges that attract one another. The first batch was created by Claude Louis Berthollet in

Large, nonresidential pools may use chlorine stored as a liquid under pressure in metal containers. The Chlorine Institute, Inc. and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) provide guidance on the operation of pressurized chlorine systems (see Information Resources section of this Alert). HANDLING AND STORAGE Handling:Special attention is required when chlorine containers are handled. Use only in well ventilated areas. Do not drag, slide or roll cylinders. Use a suitable hand truck for cylinders movement. The Chlorine Manual is a compendium of information available to the Institute based on experience with materials, equipment, regulations and practices contributing to the safe handling, storage, shipment and use of chlorine. Important properties of chlorine are included. There is a brief section on the production of chlorine, as well as methods. All the Traders / Dealers should submit the Addresses and Contact person Phone Nos of the Chlorine end users. In the interest of Customers Safe Handling and usage of Chlorine Gas Cylinders, the above precautions are enlightened which need to be complied as applicable which requires your cooperation to have safe and smooth handling of Chlorine gas.