Chlorine

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Terms & Synonyms

Official WHO Definition

An oxidizing agent commonly used as a disinfectant. When added to water, it reacts to form two disinfectants know as "free residual chlorine" and "total residual chlorine" (Symons et al. 2000).

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Interpretations and Explanations

References

Symons JM, Bradley LC Jr and Cleveland TC (2000) The Drinking Water Dictionary. American Water Works Association.


WHO Lexicon page (translations and examples)


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