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safe chlor-alkali industry for Europe

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Supporting a sustainable
chlor-alkali industry for Europe

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Supporting a successful chlor-alkali industry for Europe

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Euro Chlor News

New Euro Chlor website highlights benefits of chlor-alkali
20/05/2019

New Euro Chlor website highlights benefits of chlor-alkali

European chlor-alkali association unveils new website
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Two new ’17 Successes’ published by Euro Chlor
20/05/2019

Two new ’17 Successes’ published by Euro Chlor

Industry programme highlights important role of chlor-alkali for Europe's workforce
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March 2019 Chlorine Production
08/05/2019

March 2019 Chlorine Production

With 26,369 tonnes, the March 2019 average daily production was 6.3% lower than in the previous month (February 2019: 28,147 tonnes), and 2.5% higher than in March 2018 (25,730 tonnes).
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Member News

Nouryon increasing capacity of chloromethanes in Germany
05/04/2019

Nouryon increasing capacity of chloromethanes in Germany

Frankfurt expansion expected to complete by 2020
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Energy

Energy is essential for the Chlor-Alkali industry

Uses and Innovations

Discover the thousands of applications of chlor-alkali

Safety First

Read more on best practices in safety, environment and health

17 successes

Meet the Europeans, whose success at work is all thanks to chlor-alkali chemistry…

01. The Animal Carer

Hypochlorite and other chlor-alkali chemicals help keep animal sanctuaries clean and their inhabitants healthy....read more

02. The Architect

Building the future with chlor-alkali chemistry....read more

03. The Dentist

Dentists use chlorine things to give us beautiful and healthy smiles....read more

04. The Dry-Cleaner

Chlorinated solvents are essential for dry-cleaners....read more

05. The Energy Expert

To be published shortly....read more

06. The Farmer

Using chlorine things to keep us all well fed....read more

07. The Firefighter

Heat, smoke, fire and water are no match for polyurethane and polycarbonate materials wich are based on chlor-alkali building blocks....read more

08. The Hotelier

Hoteliers rely on polyurethane to give us a good night's sleep....read more

09. The IT Expert

From cables to microchips, chlorine things help keep us online....read more

10. The Mechanic

For safe, comfortable and reliable driving, use chlorine things!...read more

11. The Packager

To be published shortly....read more

12. The Pharmacist

Chlor-alkali chemistry is used in the manufacture of 88% of all major medicines....read more

13. The Plumber

For clean drinking water and a nice warm bath, use chlorine things!...read more

14. The Police Officer

Polycarbonate face shields and Kevlar® body armour are chlorine things....read more

15. The Pool Attendant

Chlorine things like hypochlorite help keep our swimming pools and spas clean and germ-free....read more

16. The Surgeon

Surgeons rely on chlor-alkali chemistry to help repair our bodies....read more

17. The Window Seller

Keeping our homes warm and dry with chlor-alkali chemistry....read more

Featured Video

Chlor-alkali for Europe in 2019 and beyond

Chlor-alkali for Europe in 2019 and beyond

Chlor-alkali chemistry is essential for many of the products we all rely on every day, but even more is possible from our key products chlorine, caustic soda and hydrogen. Our chairman, Jürgen Baune (Nouryon), explains what the future holds for our industry.See the video

About Chlor-Alkali

Learn more about chlor-alkali, what makes it unique, the products, where it comes from and how it is made?

The element chlorine (Cl) is one of the 92 natural elements found on our planet. Have you ever heard of ‘Mendeleev’s Table’? Well, officially this table is called Periodic Table of the Elements. It shows all today’s known chemical elements. As such, you’ll find chlorine in the 17th column of this famous Table. Chlorine gas was first isolated in 1774 by the Swedish-German chemist, C. W. Scheele….

The Chlorine tree
The Caustic Soda tree

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