News & Member News

13/09/2019

New Chlor-alkali Industry Review 2018-2019 now launched

Euro Chlor releases annual review of European chlor-alkali
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06/09/2019

July 2019 Chlorine Production

In July 2019, the European chlorine production reached 818,013 tonnes.
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12/08/2019

Three new technical guidelines produced and 13 updated over past year

Euro Chlor’s General Technical Committee (GTC), Safety & Transport (GEST) and Equipment Working Groups have updated 13 technical recommendations and published three new documents
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06/08/2019

June 2019 Chlorine Production

In June 2019, the European chlorine production reached 752,630 tonnes.
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31/07/2019

Euro Chlor 2019 member capacity data now available

More in-depth data to be published soon in Chlor-Alkali Industry Review 2018/2019
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26/07/2019

Cefic Director General Marco Mensink visits Bondalti

Round table discussion on “Disruptive Innovation” with two other external experts.
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22/07/2019

10 key sectors where chlorine and alkali chemistry are essential

Check out the new Uses & Innovations section on Euro Chlor's freshly revamped website at to find out about the 10 key sectors where chlorine and alkali chemistry are essential.
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19/07/2019

New website shows how chlor-alkali is enabling a more sustainable future

Chlor-alkali chemistry helping to meet UN Sustainable Development Goals
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05/07/2019

New video highlights role of chlor-alkali for Europe’s workforce

Meet the 17 Successes in Euro Chlor's latest video
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03/07/2019

May 2019 Chlorine Production

In May 2019, the European chlorine production reached 737,308 tonnes.
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01/07/2019

PPC SAS joins Vynova Group

Thann chlorine and potassium site becomes Vynova PPC SAS
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25/06/2019

Bondalti publishes new chlorine plant infographic

Ever wondered how chlor-alkali is made?
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25/06/2019

17 successes campaign now complete

Real Europeans, whose success at work is all thanks to chlor-alkali chemistry.
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20/06/2019

Vinnolit takes part in new ‘Circular Flooring’ research project

Making PVC flooring even more recyclable
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11/06/2019

Staying Safe? It’s a Chlorine Thing!

Euro Chlor’s latest video reveals chlor-alkali’s role in keeping us safe
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11/06/2019

Euro Chlor Sustainability Programme features at ESA 2019

Guest topic at General Assembly event.
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05/06/2019

April 2019 Chlorine Production

In April 2019, the European chlorine production reached 788,975 tonnes.
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03/06/2019

New ECSA flyer released

New brochure highlights benefits of chlorinated solvents
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20/05/2019

New Euro Chlor website highlights benefits of chlor-alkali

European chlor-alkali association unveils new website
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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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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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30/04/2019

Euro Chlor submits response to consultation on ETS

The Euro Chlor Energy Task Force is currently finalising its contribution to the public consultation for the revision of the Emission Trading System (ETS) State aid Guidelines.
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12/04/2019

Save the Date for WCC African Water Forum

Registrations are now open for WCC African Water Forum.
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05/04/2019

Nouryon increasing capacity of chloromethanes in Germany

Frankfurt expansion expected to complete by 2020
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04/04/2019

The law of purity: salt, water and electricity

Donau Chemie's "love story to chlor-alkali"
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03/04/2019

New CABB Group website online

Euro Chlor members reveal new digital 'business card'
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02/04/2019

February 2019 Chlorine Production

In February 2019, the European chlorine production stood at 788,820 tonnes. With 28,172 tonnes, the February 2019 average daily production was 1...
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02/04/2019

Three new ’17 Successes’ published by Euro Chlor

Three new 17 Successes have been published by Euro Chlor, the European chlor-alkali association, bringing the total to 13 out of 17.
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21/03/2019

23rd World Chlor-alkali Conference, Singapore, 20-21 June 2019

Event entitled "Assessing the future pathway of the industry amidst high volatility".
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13/03/2019

BorsodChem begins production in Hungary

New membrane plant expands total capacity at Kazincbarcika
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06/03/2019

January 2019 Chlorine Production

In January 2019, the European chlorine production stood at 862,166 tonnes.
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27/02/2019

Successful workshop concludes on chlorinated alkanes

Experts discuss advances in analytics in Amsterdam
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22/02/2019

Angelica Candido joins Euro Chlor as Sector Group Manager

New Manager for ECSA and EFCTC Groups
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22/02/2019

Vestolit (Mexichem) hosts youth science competition

Part of annual German 'Jugend forscht' event
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07/02/2019

December 2018 Chlorine Production

In December, the European chlorine production reached 790,632 tonnes.
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07/02/2019

Milan museum highlights basic chemicals

...with contributions from partner organisation Federchimica - Assobase
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29/01/2019

Euro Chlor assumes Secretariat of the World Chlorine Council

Two year tenure begins in January 2019
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23/01/2019

New membrane facility starts up in Sweden

Member company INOVYN begins production at Stenungsund
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22/01/2019

New Euro Chlor Chairman’s video released

European chlor-alkali in 2019 and beyond
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17/01/2019

Two new additions to Euro Chlor team

Regulatory Affairs Manager Kristof May and Management Assistant Assumpta Tabaro
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15/01/2019

Cefic visit to member DOW in Stade

Celebrates start of WCC secretariat at Euro Chlor
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15/01/2019

November 2018 Chlorine Production

In November, the European chlorine production reached 736,689 tonnes.
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07/01/2019

Ercros starts up newest chlor-alkali plant

Vila-seca site begins production in Tarragona
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21/12/2018

ANWIL increases output at Włocławek facility

PLN 1.3 billion investment planned in Poland
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13/12/2018

Energy and chlor-alkali

An opinion piece from departing Cefic Executive Director Euro Chlor
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11/12/2018

October 2018 Chlorine Production

In October, the European chlorine production reached 715,713 tonnes.
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27/11/2018

10 out of 17 Successes already launched

Check out the first ten of Euro Chlor’s 17 Successes now available.
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26/11/2018

We are moving on 1st January 2019!

We are moving! As of 1 January 2019, meet us at Belliard 40 -1040 Brussels
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23/11/2018

New Chief Financial Officer for CABB Group

Markus Schürholz begins role as of 01 January 2019
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09/11/2018

What do you think about our Industry Review?

Opinions sought on Euro Chlor's digital annual report
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07/11/2018

August 2018 Chlorine Production

The August European chlorine production reached 803,353 tonnes.
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06/11/2018

Chloro Alkanes group to attend international conference

New Delhi event to discuss business and regulatory developments
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31/10/2018

Covestro to invest EUR 300 million to boost Antwerp aniline production

Part of German organisation’s MDI investment program
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25/10/2018

Euro Chlor helping Indian colleagues to safely transport chlorine

International pipeline workshop takes place at German chemical park
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23/10/2018

New job vacancies at Euro Chlor

Seeking a Sector Group Manager and Assistant
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12/10/2018

Coverage of 2018 Euro Chlor General Assembly

Chemical Week article on key European chlor-alkali industry event
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09/10/2018

‘Nouryon’ joins the chlor-alkali sector

New name for AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals
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05/10/2018

New Euro Chlor Executive Director briefing video out now

Outlines key changes in chlor-alkai industry
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04/10/2018

AkzoNobel completes sale of Specialty Chemicals

Carlyle Group and GIC make purchase from Euro Chlor members
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02/10/2018

September 2018 Chlorine Production

The September European chlorine production reached 734,297 tonnes.
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25/09/2018

A decade of REACH at Euro Chlor

How have Euro Chlor members helped to ensure the safe use of our chemicals?
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24/09/2018

Safety and energy highlighted as key themes on Safety Day at AkzoNobel

Euro Chlor invited to present industry initiatives
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21/09/2018

Vynova opens potassium hydroxide plant in Belgium

Member’s new membrane electrolysis facility in Tessenderlo
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20/09/2018

New digital version of 2017-2018 Industry Review launched

Euro Chlor releases annual review of European chlor-alkali
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17/09/2018

INOVYN to expand in Belgium

Jemeppe site to increase general purpose PVC production
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17/09/2018

Changes announced at Euro Chlor’s 2018 General Assembly

Successful annual meeting concludes in Bordeaux
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14/09/2018

New Euro Chlor Executive Director announced at 2018 General Assembly

Dr Marleen Pauwels to begin new role in January 2019
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10/09/2018

New additions to the ’17 Successes’ family

Euro Chlor highlighting the role of chlor-alkali for Europe’s workforce
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07/09/2018

PCC expansion of monochloroacetic acid production planned in Poland

Speciality chemical increase to benefit chlorine production at the site
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05/09/2018

July 2018 Chlorine Production

The July European chlorine production reached 817,837 tonnes.
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29/08/2018

Transportation? It’s a Chlorine Thing!

Euro Chlor’s latest video reveals chlor-alkali’s role in keeping us on the move
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13/08/2018

Global Conference on Chlorinated Alkanes set for 2018

Event to discuss regulatory developments of these versatile substances in New Delhi, India
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03/08/2018

New energy section on the Euro Chlor website

...as affordable and reliable supply is key to the chlor-alkali industry
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03/08/2018

June 2018 Chlorine Production

In June 2018, the European chlorine production reached 788,674 tonnes.
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06/07/2018

AkzoNobel plans further increase of chloromethanes capacity

Frankfurt plant to expand by 2020
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03/07/2018

May 2018 Chlorine Production

In May 2018, the European chlorine production reached 811,608 tonnes.
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02/07/2018

Member celebrating 25 years

Vinnolit milestone in same year as its 30 millionth ton of PVC
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30/06/2018

Call the United States via neodymium chloride enriched cables

The metal neodymium is rare and thus expensive. Consequently, its use is limited to really high-tech applications...
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30/06/2018

How solar cells are produced so pure?

In a solar cell, the energy absorbed from sunlight (or other light sources) causes tiny, negatively charged electrons to be knocked loose from silicon atoms...
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30/06/2018

Want to swim faster than a fish?

If you want to swim faster, you must reduce the drag of your body in the water. That is why competitive swimmers wear a sleek cap to reduce the drag from head hair...
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19/06/2018

Covestro makes major investments in Tarragona

Member using novel technology to produce chlorine
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15/06/2018

2018 Safety workshop concludes in Brussels

Members meet to improve industry safety even further
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08/06/2018

April 2018 Chlorine Production

In April 2018, the European chlorine production reached 753,814 tonnes.
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04/06/2018

CUF is now Bondalti

Big changes for Portuguese member company
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26/05/2018

The house with no heating system

Chlorine chemistry is used in the manufacture of integral parts of high energy performance buildings. These include renewable onsite energy sources such as solar panels, and high insulation performance triple-glazed windows.
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04/05/2018

March 2018 Chlorine Production

In March 2018, the European chlorine production stood at 797,134 tonnes.
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30/04/2018

Your jeans can clean the air

The levels of some airborne pollutants are continuously rising in many cities all over the world. This is especially the case for nitrous oxides (known as NOx) and volatile organic compounds (VOCs), emitted by cars and some industries...
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30/04/2018

ChlorineThings help firefighters do their job safely

Aramid fibres are a modern generation of materials made from polymers called aromatic polyamides...
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30/04/2018

Reducing the severity of household fires with chlorine chemistry

Fires in the home are responsible for thousands of deaths and injuries in Europe each year. They also lead to millions of euros of damage to buildings and their contents...
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30/04/2018

Sustainable, safe windows using chlorine chemistry

PVC, or polyvinyl chloride, is often used as a sustainable replacement for wood or aluminium to make door and window frames...
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26/04/2018

Energy should not fly away with your money

Correctly insulating your house should keep the heat and your money in. Two commonly used types of rigid insulation foams are manufactured with a helping hand from chlorine chemistry.
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26/04/2018

When was chlorine discovered?

Pure chlorine was discovered by the Swedish scientist Wilhelm Scheele in 1774.
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26/04/2018

Can I find chlorine in nature?

Well, the answer is yes and no. Since chlorine molecules are so very reactive, you will not find the free pure gas in nature. But scientists have identified several thousands of naturally-occurring chlorinated substances.
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26/04/2018

ChlorineThings in your stomach?

When you have indigestion, you can sometimes feel it creep up your throat. Yes, you have a chlorinated acid in your stomach: the strong hydrochloric acid. What is it doing there?
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26/04/2018

Have I got chlorine in my body?

Yes, plenty. Although you will normally find chlorine in the form of chlorinated substances (like salt, hormones etc) free chlorine “radicals” (a very reactive form of chlorine) have also been detected in human tears. 
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26/04/2018

Do I personally use “chlorine things”?

You bet you do! You sleep on them (your mattress) and walk on them (your shoe soles).
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26/04/2018

One molecule fits all

Which one chemical is used as a food additive, in the industrial synthesis of PVC window frames and to clean metals? One molecule: hydrochloric acid. Yes, that’s the stuff we also all carry in our stomach to help digest the food that we eat.
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18/04/2018

Vinyl and PVC provide interior design creativity

Decorating your home or business couldn’t be easier thanks to the myriad of design options made possible by “vinyl” or polyvinyl chloride – better known as PVC. Whether you want to cover a floor, finish a ceiling or decorate a wall, there is a vinyl or PVC solution available.
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18/04/2018

Member investments demonstrate confidence and create career opportunities in Europe

Investments to support a safe, sustainable and successful chlor-alkali industry for Europe.
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15/04/2018

Is there a chlorine industry in Europe?

The chlorine producing industry, represented by its federation Euro Chlor, is active in not less than twenty-one countries!  
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15/04/2018

Magnesium sports wheels on your car are chlorine things!

You would never have thought that sports wheels on your car may originate from the Dead Sea or the Great Salt Lake.
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09/04/2018

Kemira to expand production capacity at its site in Joutseno

Multi-million euro investment at chlor-alkali site in Finland
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09/04/2018

Global chlor-alkali conference due in 2018

IHS Markit event in September will discuss new Opportunities for the Global Chlor-Alkali Industry
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06/04/2018

February 2018 Chlorine Production

In February 2018, the European chlorine production reached 780,997 tonnes.
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06/04/2018

Covestro recruiting to support growth

Euro Chlor members are investing in sustainable and efficient technologies, creating growth and career opportunities in chlor-alkali.
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04/04/2018

Titanium dioxide: the whitest white

Titanium dioxide, a white pigment that is found in many household items, is produced using chlorine chemistry. In fact it is considered to be one of the ‘whitest’ materials known to man. 
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30/03/2018

Can pavements clean the air around you?

A recent demonstration project carried out in the Netherlands showed that streets where pavements were treated with the pigment “titanium dioxide”, which is produced using chlorine chemistry, showed decreased smog levels compared to streets with normal pavements...
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30/03/2018

Quantum dots for LEDs

You know light-emitting diodes or, like usually called, LEDs. They are often used in pocket lamps, home lighting systems and even car lights...
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26/03/2018

Euro Chlor is on the move

New home in Brussels as of January 2019
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26/03/2018

Euro Chlor welcomes KEM ONE on board

KEM ONE, a major chlorochemicals and PVC producer, operating primarily in Europe, has joined Euro Chlor as a full member.
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18/03/2018

How do you make chlorine?

Theoretically, making chlorine is quite simple. All you need is water, salt, two conducting electrodes and electrons. That’s electricity, of course, and this electrochemical process is called electrolysis.
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18/03/2018

They are working with salt, water and electrons

Yes indeed, in Europe alone, 34 companies at 68 manufacturing sites are working with water, salt and electrons. They are the chlor-alkali industry!  
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08/03/2018

Further expansion planned by Ercros

Vila-seca plant to produce even more chlor-alkali in Tarragona
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02/03/2018

January 2018 Chlorine Productions

In January 2018, the European chlorine production stood at 837,465 tonnes.
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18/02/2018

230 years young and still going strong: chlorinated bleach disinfectant

Bleach, hypo, eau de Javel. Three names for the same chlorine thing that is one of the most efficient bacteria killers: sodium hypochlorite...
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14/02/2018

AkzoNobel and Evonik start chlorine and potassium hydroxide production in Germany

Members start joint venture works in Ibbenbüren
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01/02/2018

December 2017 Chlorine Production

In December 2017 European chlorine production reached 818,223 tonnes.
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30/01/2018

Chlorine use helps protecting marine ecosystems

The use of ballast water in stabilization of cargo ships is essential for safe and efficient marine transportation. Sea water is taken up into a ballast tank when a ship’s cargo is unloaded, and discharged when the ships are re-loaded with goods. This action brings unwanted species into a different ecosystem.
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30/01/2018

Power from the sun

Among 21st century energy resources, renewable solar energy is growing in importance. Solar energy panels are becoming common sights across the landscape, powering everything from traffic lights to art installations and even aircraft...
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22/01/2018

New document on health aspects of electromagnetic fields

New Euro Chlor FOCS on EMFs out now
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03/01/2018

November 2017 Chlorine Production

In November 2017 European chlorine production reached 823,530 tonnes.
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07/12/2017

CABB’s MCA production site in China: first ISO certification

MCA plant meets strict requirements for German Euro Chlor member
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04/12/2017

October 2017 Chlorine Production

In October, the European chlorine production reached 807,254 tonnes.
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24/11/2017

Portuguese member to invest in new Spanish chlorine plant

CUF to invest €55 million as part of purchase from Solvay
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07/11/2017

September 2017 Chlorine Production

In September, the European chlorine production reached 778,518 tonnes.
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30/10/2017

Members receive top awards for Environmental and Safety efforts

Cefic commends Solvay and AkzoNobel for Responsible Care achievements
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30/10/2017

Around the world on pure light

After watching birds and dreaming of flight for centuries, mankind first took to the skies in the early 20th century. Over a hundred years later, advances in technology have meant that we can now even fly on pure solar power.
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17/10/2017

AkzoNobel planning further expansion in German chloromethanes

Capacity increase for use in vital pharmaceuticals and more
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16/10/2017

German member Vinnolit to expand in Bavaria

Gendorf chlorine capacity to increase by 2021
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04/10/2017

August 2017 Chlorine Production

In August, the European chlorine production reached 847,268 tonnes.
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02/10/2017

Welcoming the ’17 Successes’

New initiative celebrates chlor-alkali's role in Europe's success at work
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18/09/2017

2017 Euro Chlor Industry Review out now

New interactive review introduces the '17 Successes'
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06/09/2017

July 2017 Chlorine Production

In July, the European chlorine production reached 864,321 tonnes.
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30/08/2017

Vestolit boosts paste-PVC output at Marl plant

German member expands speciality PVC production
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30/08/2017

Chlorine’s role in water purity

Due to its limited supply, access to clean water is becoming increasingly difficult. The United Nations Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC) estimates that almost 900 million people do not have enough fresh water to meet their daily needs...
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04/08/2017

June 2017 Chlorine Production

In June, the European chlorine production reached 827,154 tonnes.
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30/07/2017

Platinum/chlorine compound fights cancer

Cisplatin is used to treat certain cancers that have spread through the body. The heart of the molecule is a platinum atom with two chlorine atoms as its important helping hands.
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14/07/2017

BASF introduces new chlorine thing in the fight against malaria

Member’s new mosquito net is first to receive WHO recommendation in over 30 years!
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06/07/2017

May 2017 Chlorine Production

The May European chlorine production stood at 831,218 tonnes.
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30/06/2017

Prevention is the best cure: chlorine chemistry fights malaria

Many of the most common preventative anti-malarial drugs used in the global fight against malaria are chlorinated compounds. These molecules save the lives of hundreds of thousands every year.
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14/06/2017

Covestro support for major world solar car event

Member racing in to help meet future transport challenges
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06/06/2017

April 2017 Chlorine Production

In April 2017, the European chlorine production reached 778,240 tonnes.
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06/06/2017

Spolchemie begins membrane chlor-alkali production at Usti

Czech member ceases mercury-based production ahead of phase out deadline
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29/05/2017

Sustainable chlorine production in the spotlight at Technical Conference

Technical Conference and Exhibition shares developments in health, safety and environmental protection.
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24/05/2017

All change at the top for member c

New CEO for Essen-based chlor-alkali manufacturer
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22/05/2017

Ercros to expand chlorine activities in Spain

Sabiñánigo site to triple production and bring more local jobs!
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05/05/2017

March 2017 Chlorine Production

In March 2017, the European chlorine production reached 791,833 tonnes.
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05/05/2017

New presentation on chloro alkane composition

Sector group video to help authorities understand these versatile chemicals
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01/05/2017

Did you say water, salt and electrons?

In a chlorine production unit, they start with water and add salt to it. Salt from the salt mines, sometimes also salt obtained by evaporation of sea and salt lake water. So we make brine.
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30/04/2017

Walking comfortably on chlorine chemistry

There is a good chance that some of the floors of your house or office will be covered with products such as PVC or nylon that are made using chlorine chemistry, and designed to improve comfort and convenience of your home.
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30/04/2017

For road de-icing or in sports drinks: calcium chloride helps

A compound in the same chemical family as kitchen salt performs similar tasks for us, but can also do a lot more than that. Of course it helps for de-icing roads, but it’s also found in sports drinks. And it makes swimming pool water less aggressive to the concrete construction.
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30/04/2017

Chlorine chemistry keeps wind turbine blades turning

At the end of 2012 Europe had 106 gigawatts (GW) of installed wind turbine capacity – enough to produce 231 terawatts of electricity in a normal year or 7% of Europe’s needs ...
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30/04/2017

Fertilizers, deodorant and waste water treatment have them in common: metal chlorides

Potassium chloride (chemical formula KCl), which is found in nature in the form of white or colourless crystals, is used in medicine, scientific applications and food processing...
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30/04/2017

Just glue your house together

These versatile materials can bind to a variety of materials including plastics, metal, glass and concrete, and are seal gaps for protection against damage form dirt or water...
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30/04/2017

Safe water and electricity delivered to your home

It is a very durable, long-lasting material that does not need to be replaced frequently making it ideal for the manufacture of underground pipes...
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26/04/2017

Member Covestro and UN begin joint project

Launch of a competition to find 'Young Champions' to improve the health of the planet
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15/04/2017

The tough fight against hospital superbugs and food poisoning

Chlorine-based bleaches, or hypochlorites, have powerful antimicrobial properties that are used for disinfecting surfaces, floors and instruments in hospital and food preparation areas. They are cheap and simple to use: diluted solutions of bleach kill bacteria and viruses and can be sprayed or wiped over almost any surface requiring sterilisation.
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07/04/2017

February 2017 Chlorine Production

In February 2017, the European chlorine production stood at 774,212 tonnes.
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31/03/2017

New Video on chlor-alkali for Europe in 2017

Chairman and director describe contribution and challenges facing the industry
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30/03/2017

Get a good night’s rest on chlorine chemistry

We spend around a third of our lives in bed. Over an average lifespan, that’s about 25 years! Sleeping well while we are in bed has been shown to dramatically improve our health and mood. Key to getting a good night’s rest is the mattress that we lie on.
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30/03/2017

Helping the Police with Chlorine Chemistry

Aramid fibres are made using chlorine chemistry, and are best known for their use in bullet-proof and stab-proof protective armour used by people working in law enforcement and the military...
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30/03/2017

Put some algae-diesel in your tank

Engineers of the company GF Piping Systems have exploited the ideal transparency and long lifetime of the PVC material that allows mass growth of algae...
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28/03/2017

Major milestone for Euro Chlor biocides process

Decision to approve disinfectants and product registrations begin
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24/03/2017

AkzoNobel praised for energy saving achievements

Member recognized for chlorine plant efficiency improvements
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18/03/2017

Are you sitting comfortably?

Polyurethane (PU) is an amazing material which has many applications in the modern world. PU is formed in a complex chemical reaction in which chlorine chemistry plays a vital role.
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15/03/2017

Zeise’s salt could be a cancer fighter

A new family of chlorinated substances has shown potential for enhancing the chemical battle against cancer...
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09/03/2017

January 2017 Chlorine Production

In January 2017, the European chlorine production reached 841,277 tonnes.
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01/03/2017

ANWIL receives EU funding for innovative project

Research into ceramics to increase cable fire resistance
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01/03/2017

Euro Chlor expands communications activities to Facebook

New presence on world's largest social media platform
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22/02/2017

Global chlor-alkali conference due in 2017

IHS Markit event in September will discuss new Opportunities for the Global Chlor-Alkali Industry
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20/02/2017

AkzoNobel using bio-steam to sustainably produce salt

Sustainable production of chlorine precursor now a reality at Delfzijl
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15/02/2017

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In a chlorine production unit, they start with water and add salt to it. Salt from the salt mines, sometimes also salt obtained by evaporation of sea and salt lake water...
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15/02/2017

PVC bags widely used for blood bags and infusions

From the fifties on, PVC (polyvinyl chloride) has been a widely selected material to pack blood and blood products in. Also, many other medicinal liquids (infuses) are kept in this material. Why?
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14/02/2017

Killing bacteria the soft way: with chlorinated silk!

American and Indian scientists have developed a modified ordinary silk tissue that kills disease-causing bacteria in minutes, and even the armour-coated spores of microbes such as the highly dangerous anthrax! This research was in fact triggered by the search for a defense against bacterial warfare, used in the past by terrorists...
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14/02/2017

Euro Chlor at SETAC 2017 in Brussels

Euro Chlor present at international environmental conference.
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13/02/2017

Spanish member company begins mercury phase-out

Electroquimica Onubense will start change to new membrane technology from May 2017
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08/02/2017

Member Evonik preparing for the digital age…

New subsidiary to develop futuristic digital solutions to address a range of industry challenges
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07/02/2017

EU Salt is ‘Going beyond the salt shaker’

Member announces major conference for June 2017
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03/02/2017

December 2016 Chlorine Production

In December 2016, the European chlorine production stood at 815,827 tonnes.
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02/02/2017

2017 Mercury Workshop a success!

Euro Chlor members meet to share experiences on safe mercury phase out.
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02/02/2017

Members INOVYN to invest in EDC import capacity at Martorell, Spain

Work will maintain production at the site in post-mercury era
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23/01/2017

Want windows that clean themselves?

Self-cleaning windows can save you a lot of work and they are made using chlorine chemistry.
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18/01/2017

Findings of more than 140 recent scientific studies collated

The real impact of water chlorination on human health. Euro Chlor has published a new title in its series of Science Dossiers: “Human health aspects of halogenated organic by-products from use of active chlorine”. This dossier reviews the health implications of the by-products formed during current, non-reagent uses of active chlorine solutions (e.g. as a biocide).
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11/01/2017

Members leading research into new ways to recycle salt

Covestro pilot plants to obtain raw ingredients for making chlorine!
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10/01/2017

New Euro Chlor Science Publication on Human Health

New dossier summarises current scientific research on disinfection by-products and their implications
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09/01/2017

November 2016 Chlorine Production

In November 2016, the European chlorine production stood at 780,133 tonnes.
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02/12/2016

October 2016 Chlorine Production

In October, the European chlorine production reached 766,274 tonnes.
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30/11/2016

CABB Pratteln; new mercury-free chlorine plant

Fine chemical manufacturer CABB has replaced the amalgam electrolysis plant for chlorine production at its Pratteln site in Switzerland with a plant using the latest generation of membrane technology.
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18/11/2016

BASF acknowledged as global leader in water management

Member recognised for efforts in efficient and sustainable water use
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07/11/2016

September 2016 Chlorine Production

In September, the European chlorine production reached 752,075 tonnes.
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24/10/2016

Chairman interviewed in Dutch Chemistry Magazine

Article for VNCI magazine details the challenges our industry is facing on energy
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19/10/2016

CUF obtains Gold Standard in Social Responsibility

Member receives global award from EcoVadis for efforts in environmental and social responsibility
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06/10/2016

August 2016 Chlorine Production

In August, the European chlorine production stood at 828,694 tonnes. With 26,732 tonnes, the August average daily production was nearly equal to the one of the previous month (July 2016: 26,731 tonnes), but 1% higher than in August 2015 (26,457 tonnes).
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19/09/2016

July 2016 Chlorine Production

In July, the European chlorine production reached 826,510 tonnes. With 26,662 tonnes, the July average daily production was 6.4% above the level of the previous month (June 2016: 25,048 tonnes), but 0.2% lower than in July 2015 (26,704 tonnes).
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13/09/2016

Vinnolit achieves Social Responsibility Certification from EcoVadis

Member receives global award for efforts in environmental protection, sustainability and more
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12/09/2016

Dieter Schnepel (DOW) new Euro Chlor Chairman

The Euro Chlor General Assembly has confirmed Dieter Schnepel (DOW) as new Chairman of Euro Chlor
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04/08/2016

June 2016 Chlorine Production

In June European chlorine production reached 751,304 tonnes.
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02/08/2016

Divestment of Italian chlorine production site by Solvay to Caffaro

Chlorine production site at Torviscosa to be developed further by new owners.
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11/07/2016

Vestolit achieves Social Responsibility Certification

Euro Chlor member one of the first to be awarded with new German social responsibility standard.
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08/07/2016

INEOS completes acquisition of INOVYN

Euro Chlor members complete final stages of joint venture ahead of schedule
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05/07/2016

May 2016 Chlorine Production

In May the European chlorine production reached 743,247 tonnes.
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14/06/2016

Vestolit promotes Young Science and Technology at Research Competition.

Member hosts research event to encourage the scientists of tomorrow
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09/06/2016

April 2016 Chlorine Production

In April, the European chlorine production reached 670,786 tonnes.
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27/05/2016

New Euro Chlor Science Publication on Research Integrity

New FOCS document describes how to ensure that research remains free from influence during its transition from the lab to policy.
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23/05/2016

ECSA New Guidance on Storage and Handling for Chlorinated Solvents

The European Chlorinated Solvent Association (ECSA) has released a new edition of the Guidance on Storage and Handling of Chlorinated Solvents. It is intended to help distributors and users of chlorinated solvents to handle those products safely and with care. Special attention has been given to modern equipment in storage as well as to cleaning machines.
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06/05/2016

Mercury Workshop set for June 2016

Euro Chlor will hold an international workshop on 28/ 29 June 2016 to share experience on safe mercury phase out.
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04/05/2016

March 2016 Chlorine Production

In March, the European chlorine production reached 803,921 tonnes.
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28/04/2016

AkzoNobel and Atul Limited planning Indian MCA joint venture

AkzoNobel and Atul have signed a Letter of Intent to explore the feasibility of setting up a manufacturing joint venture for the production of monochloroacetic acid (MCA) in India.
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26/04/2016

New CUF-QI video on Chlorine Things

Member releases new video on the role of chemistry in creating the products we rely on daily
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14/04/2016

INOVYN confirms closure of last mercury cellroom in Runcorn

Member's UK unit closure to complete in early 2017
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07/04/2016

EuSalt Associate member of Euro Chlor

Euro Chlor is proud to have EU Salt as it's newest associate member. The Salt Federation comments that for the salt sector, it is essential to connect and sustain a good dialogue with its value chain.
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04/04/2016

New Euro Chlor Science Publication on Passive Sampling

New FOCS document describes how sampling method can assist in industry efforts to maintain environmental quality.
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04/04/2016

February 2016 Chlorine Production

In February, the European chlorine production reached 794,485 tonnes. With 27,396 tonnes, the February average daily production was 3.6% above the level of the previous month (January 2016: 26,450 tonnes), but 0.7% lower than in February 2015 (27,586 tonnes).
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30/03/2016

Ercros plans to invest 28 million euros in the factory in Sabiñánigo

Within the framework of the visit of the regional minister of Economy, Industry and Employment of the Government of Aragon, Marta Gaston, to the factory in Sabiñánigo, Ercros has announced the investment plan of this center which provides activities for a total amount of 28 million euros for the period 2016-2020.
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25/03/2016

Euro Chlor at SETAC 2016 in Nantes

Euro Chlor present at international environmental conference.
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24/03/2016

VESTOLIT Sales Channel for all Mexichem Resins in Europe

VESTOLIT GmbH is now the exclusive sales channel for all Mexichem Suspension PVC products in Europe.
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16/03/2016

Solvay and INEOS intend to advance Solvay’s exit from INOVYN joint venture

Solvay and INEOS announced their intention to end their 50/50 chlorovinyls INOVYN joint venture earlier than originally foreseen, with INEOS to become the sole shareholder.
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09/03/2016

January 2016 Chlorine Production

In January, the European chlorine production reached 819,513 tonnes.
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04/03/2016

New Video on Euro Chlor activities in safety and sustainability

Euro Chlor has published a new video on industry efforts to build on our progress in promoting a health, safe and sustainable chlor-alkali sector.
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24/02/2016

KEM ONE: electrolysis conversion project has started

KEM ONE’s industrial modernisation project, the electrolysis conversion, will be completed by the end of 2016.
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24/02/2016

INOVYN: major investment in large scale KOH production facility

INOVYN has announced a major investment in a large scale potassium hydroxide (KOH) production facility at its Antwerp/Lillo site, Belgium.
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24/02/2016

Vinnolit: Dr. Josef Ertl consults as member of Advisory Board

Dr. Josef Ertl retired from his role as Managing Director and CEO of Vinnolit effective 31 October 2015. His successor as Managing Director will be Dr. Karl-Martin Schellerer.
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24/02/2016

SPOLCHEMIE announces the conversion to a membrane electrolysis

SPOLCHEMIE - Spolek pro chemickou a hutní výrobu, a.s. announces the plan to launch the new membrane electrolysis in the 2nd half of 2016. The nominal annual capacity of the new plant will be 60.000dmt of KOH and 43.000dmt of NaOH.
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24/02/2016

Covestro Board named

The Supervisory Board of Bayer MaterialScience AG (in future: Covestro) has named the members of the future Covestro Board of Management.
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24/02/2016

Brenntag acquires Turkish specialty chemicals

Brenntag has signed an agreement to acquire Parkoteks Kimya San.(Istanbul), a distribution company that offers a range of specialty chemicals products with a focus on the personal care industry.
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04/02/2016

December 2015 Chlorine Production

In December 2015, the European chlorine production reached 807,055 tonnes.
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29/01/2016

The challenge of marine plastic litter: upcoming conference 16-17 march 2016.

Upcoming conference to address challenge of marine litter.
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05/01/2016

November 2015 Chlorine Production

In November, the 2015 European chlorine production reached 781,094 tonnes.
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04/01/2016

Chlorine group expands with new element, number 117

A new element has been confirmed as ready for naming for 2016 with the official recognition of element 117.
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04/12/2015

October 2015 Chlorine Production

In October, the European chlorine production reached 769,610 tonnes.
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04/11/2015

September 2015 Chlorine Production

In September, the European chlorine production stood at 783,005 tonnes.
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09/10/2015

New Industry Annual Review Released

Euro Chlor, representing the European Chlor-Alkali industry, has released a new Industry Review. It is available on the Federation’s website.
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09/10/2015

August 2015 Chlorine Production

In August, the European chlorine production reached 821,165 tonnes.
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07/08/2015

June 2015 Chlorine Production

In June, the European chlorine production reached 806,475 tonnes.
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07/08/2015

May 2015 Chlorine Production

In May, the European chlorine production stood at 819,688 tonnes.
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16/07/2015

The competitiveness of Energy Intensive Industries is a pre-condition for EU growth

Energy Intensive Industries, including the chlorine industry, are voicing concern about their capacity to remain competitive and attract investment in Europe following the publication of the Commission’s proposal for the reform of the EU Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS). We call on EU policy makers to ensure that the post-2020 carbon leakage provisions fully offset direct and indirect costs at the level of best performers with no cross sectoral correction factor
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09/07/2015

Open Statement to the European Commission

Euro Chlor actively supports the statement that The Competitiveness of Energy Intensive Industries is a pre-condition to EU growth
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01/07/2015

Dolf van Wijk new Executive Director of Euro Chlor

Dolf van Wijk has been appointed Executive Director of the Euro Chlor Federation as from July 1st, 2015
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03/06/2015

April 2015 Chlorine Production

In April, the European chlorine production stood at 741,019 tonnes.
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07/05/2015

March 2015 Chlorine Production

In March, the European chlorine production reached 821,679 tonnes.
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03/04/2015

February 2015 Chlorine Production

In February, the European chlorine production reached 769,685 tonnes.
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03/04/2015

January 2015 Chlorine Production

The January European chlorine production stood at 816,292 tonnes.
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05/02/2015

Euro Chlor Director Dolf van Wijk Managing Director of global chlorine industry network

World Chlorine Council continues to focus on safety and sanitation
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03/02/2015

December 2014 Chlorine Production

In December the December European chlorine production reached 807,363 tonnes.
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02/02/2015

The European Chlorinated Solvents Association (ECSA) enhances its visibility with a new website

ECSA is pleased to announce the launch of its new website designed with a fresh new look and more user-friendly navigation.
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06/01/2015

November 2014 Chlorine Production

In November the European chlorine production reached 767,975 tonnes.
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02/12/2014

October 2014 Chlorine Production

In October the European chlorine production reached 780,793 tonnes.
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07/11/2014

September 2014 Chlorine Production

In September the European chlorine production reached 803,433 tonnes.
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03/10/2014

August 2014 Chlorine Production

In August the European chlorine production reached 798,356 tonnes.
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16/09/2014

July 2014 Chlorine Production

In July 2014 the European chlorine production stood at 837,195 tonnes.
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06/08/2014

June 2014 Chlorine Production

In June European chlorine production stood at 752,632 tonnes.
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08/07/2014

May 2014 Chlorine Production

In May, the European chlorine production reached 823,201 tonnes.
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04/06/2014

April 2014 Chlorine Production

In April, the European chlorine production reached 804,747 tonnes.
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05/05/2014

March 2014 Chlorine Production

In March the European chlorine production stood at 821,298 tonnes.
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07/04/2014

February 2014 Chlorine Production

In February 2014 the European chlorine production reached 789,892 tonnes.
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24/03/2014

The benefits of chlorine chemistry derived products

By launching a completely new website about the many advantages and benefits of chlorine-based chemistry, the Euro Chlor Federation reinforces its communication illustrating the unique position of chlorine as a base chemical.
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11/03/2014

January 2014 Chlorine Production

In January the European chlorine production reached 821,305 tonnes.
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29/01/2014

Commission recognises competitive threats to chlorine industry

The Commission concludes: “Electricity price is a crucial driver for chlorine production costs, affecting the competitiveness of the industry”.
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17/01/2014

December 2013 Chlorine Production

In December European chlorine production reached 797,201 tonnes.
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15/11/2013

November 2013 Chlorine Production

In November, the European chlorine production reached 804,255 tonnes.
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10/10/2013

September 2013 Chlorine Production

The September European chlorine production stood at 757,562 tonnes.
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27/09/2013

Chlorinated Paraffins REACH Consortium objects to testing proposal

In an Open Letter, the MCCP REACH Consortium members, supported by the Chlorinated Paraffins Sector Group of Euro Chlor (Brussels), have significant objections to the proposed studies.
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23/09/2013

Chlorine Ecoprofile published

On behalf of Euro Chlor, a specialised external consultant has prepared an eco-profile of the chlor-alkali main products (chlorine, caustic soda, hydrogen and hypochlorite).
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17/09/2013

9th Technology Conference & Exhibition

1-3 April 2014 - Madrid. Sharing best practices in Safety, Health and Environmental Protection
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12/09/2013

August 2013 Chlorine production

The August European chlorine production reached 783,468 tonnes.
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09/08/2013

July 2013 Chlorine Production

In July, the European chlorine production reached 833,299 tonnes.
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10/07/2013

June 2013 Chlorine Production

In June, the European chlorine production reached 785,643 tonnes.
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13/06/2013

May 2013 Chlorine Production

In May the European chlorine production reached 803,692 tonnes.
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10/05/2013

April 2013 Chlorine Prodcution

In April the European chlorine production reached 703,030 tonnes.
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02/05/2013

Produce your own chlorine!

Perform your own electrolysis. My own WHAT? Well, electrolysis: it's a chemical reaction between the electrons of electric current and the ions of a dissolved substance.
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29/04/2013

New video on key Euro Chlor issues

A video discussion about what really matters for the chlorine industry.
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11/04/2013

March 2013 Chlorine Production

In March the European chlorine production reached 809,409 tonnes.
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12/03/2013

February 2013 Chlorine Production

In February, the European chlorine production reached 762,446 tonnes.
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11/02/2013

January 2013 Chlorine Production

In January, the European chlorine production reached 819,455 tonnes.
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14/01/2013

December 2012 Chlorine Production Figures

In December, the European chlorine production stood at 785,480 tonnes.
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11/12/2012

November 2012 Chlorine Production Figures

In November, the European chlorine production reached 804,267 tonnes.
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13/11/2012

October 2012 Chlorine Production Figures

The October European chlorine production stood at 771,866 tonnes.
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12/10/2012

September 2012 Chlorine Production Figures

In September, the European chlorine production reached 795,605 tonnes.
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25/09/2012

The new Euro Chlor corporate identity

Euro Chlor has changed its logo. The change goes far beyond just a change of logo: there is a whole new corporate identity which has been presented during the Annual General Meeting in Berlin. Please find hereafter some more details and a clickable link to the new Design Manual.
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17/09/2012

Andreas Amling (Bayer MaterialScience) new Euro Chlor Chairman

The Management Committee of Euro Chlor has elected Andreas Amling, Senior Vice President of Bayer MaterialScience, as its new Chairman.
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17/09/2012

August 2012 Chlorine Production

In August, the European chlorine production reached 815,473 tonnes.
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10/08/2012

July 2012 Chlorine Production

The July European chlorine production reached 824,253 tonnes.
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26/07/2012

Dichloromethane confirmed as readily biodegradable

A new study conducted by ECSA on biodegradation of dichloromethane in a closed bottle test according to OECD guidelines resulted in this finding. The study was required after an international agreement was reached this year by the OECD Cooperative Chemicals Assessment Programme on the hazard assessment of dichloromethane, leading to intense discussions on the available data on biodegradation for the substance.
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11/07/2012

June 2012 Chlorine Production

In June the European chlorine production fell to 760,761 tonnes.
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02/07/2012

Sébastien Gallet new Euro Chlor manager for chlorinated solvents

As from July 1st 2012, Sébastien Gallet joined the Euro Chlor staff as sector group manager of the European Chlorinated Solvent Association ECSA.
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12/06/2012

May 2012 Chlorine Production

In May the European chlorine production stood at 828,847 tonnes.
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11/05/2012

April 2012 Chlorine Production

In April the European chlorine production reached 834,083 tonnes.
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20/04/2012

First two REACH substances passed OECD Chemicals Assessment

The European Chlorinated Solvent Association (ECSA) welcomes the international agreement reached by the OECD Cooperative Chemicals Assessment Programme on the hazard assessment of dichloromethane and carbon tetrachloride.
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12/04/2012

March 2012 Chlorine Production

In March the European chlorine production reached 856,659 tonnes.
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13/03/2012

February 2012 Chlorine Production

In February the European chlorine production reached 748,610 tonnes.
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29/02/2012

Indian Chlor-Alkali industry joins World Chlorine Council

The Alkali Manufacturers’ Association of India (AMAI) has officially joined the World Chlorine Council, the special signing ceremony having recently taken place in New Delhi on February 16. This means the WCC membership now covers more than 90 per cent of the world’s installed chlorine production capacity.
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10/02/2012

January 2012 Chlorine Production

In January 2012 the European chlorine production stood at 840,605 tonnes. With 27,116 tonnes, the January average daily production was 10% higher than in the previous month (December 2011: 24,644 tonnes), but 2.3% lower than in January 2011 (27,760 tonnes).
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12/01/2012

December 2011 Chlorine Production

In December, the European chlorine production stood at 763,911 tonnes. With 24,642 tonnes, the December average daily production was 3.3% lower than in the previous month (November 2011: 25,475 tonnes), and 5.5% lower than in December 2010 (26,076 tonnes).
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12/12/2011

November 2011 Chlorine Production

In November, the European chlorine production reached 769,364 tonnes. With 25,645 tonnes, the November average daily production was 0.2% lower than in the previous month (October 2011: 25,692 tonnes), and 8.1% lower than in November 2010 (27,896 tonnes).
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10/11/2011

October 2011 Chlorine Production

The October European chlorine production stood at 796,446 tonnes. With 25,692 tonnes, the October average daily production was 3.5% lower than in the previous month (September 2011: 26,614 tonnes), and 1.6% lower than in October 2010 (26,116 tonnes).
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25/10/2011

Chinese Chlor-Alkali Industry joins World Chlorine Council

The World Chlorine Council’s Governing Council, Management Committee and associated working groups held their annual meeting mid-October in Shanghai. In a special ceremony, the Chinese chlorine industry association officially joined the WCC as associate member.
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18/10/2011

September 2011 chlorine production

In September, the European chlorine production reached 798,069 tonnes. With 26,602 tonnes, the September average daily production was 0.8% lower than in the previous month (August 2011: 26,818 tonnes), but 4.4% higher than in September 2010 (25,481 tonnes).
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14/09/2011

Euro Chlor continues and refines its Sustainability Programme

The European chlor-alkali industry has decided to continue its Sustainability Programme, although in a refined way. In 2001, the chlor-alkali industry was one of the first industrial sectors deploying a sustainability programme that monitors and reports on relevant parameters in the fields of health, safety and environmental protection. The new Programme will also focus on communication and outreach.
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14/09/2011

Fundamentally strong – up to a point

Euro Chlor has just presented its new Chlorine Industry Review. It gives an overview of the most important dossiers the federation has been working on in the past eighteen months, presents the progress achieved in the sectoral sustainability programme and lists detailed data on the chlor-alkali sector in Europe.
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13/09/2011

Michael Träger (VESTOLIT) re-elected as Euro Chlor Chairman

The Euro Chlor Management Committee re-elected Michael Träger, Managing Director and CEO of VESTOLIT GmbH &Co KG, as Chairman for a new one year term.
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09/09/2011

August 2011 Chlorine Production

The August European chlorine production stood at 827,483 tonnes. With 26,693 tonnes, the August average daily production was 6.1% lower than in the previous month (July 2011: 28,415 tonnes), and 5.2% lower than in August 2010 (28,162 tonnes).
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22/08/2011

July 2001 Chlorine Production

In July, the European chlorine production reached 879,744 tonnes. With 28,379 tonnes, the July average daily production was 0.2% lower than in the previous month (June 2011: 28,445 tonnes), but 2.9% higher than in July 2010 (27,572 tonnes).
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10/08/2011

New Chlor-Alkali Industry Review released

New Chlor-Alkali Industry Review released Brussels, 27 September 2010. Euro Chlor, representing the European Chlor-Alkali industry, has presented its new Chlorine Industry Review at the occasion of its Annual General Meeting. It gives an overview of the most important dossiers the federation has been working on in the past eighteen months, presents the progress achieved in the sectoral sustainability programme and lists detailed data on the chlor-alkali sector in Europe.
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10/08/2011

REACH: all substances managed by Euro Chlor registered in time

Brussels, 2 December 2010. Euro Chlor, representing the European Chlor-Alkali industry, confirms that the REACH registration of all substances the federation manages under the umbrella of ReachCentrum has been concluded before the first major deadline of December 1st, 2010.
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10/08/2011

Classification and labelling recommendations from Euro Chlor available

Brussels, 25 November 2010. Euro Chlor, representing the European Chlor-Alkali industry, and the relevant REACH consortia have prepared industry recommendations for the classification and labelling of the chlor-alkali substances. These can be found on the Euro Chlor website.
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08/08/2011

June 2011 Chlorine Production

The June European chlorine production stood at 853,341 tonnes. With 28,445 tonnes, the June average daily production was 11.7% higher than in the previous month (May 2011: 25,473 tonnes), and 1.2% higher than in June 2010 (28,117 tonnes).
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08/08/2011

May 2011 Chlorine Production

The May European chlorine production stood at 789,576 tonnes. With 25,470 tonnes, the May average daily production was 7.3% lower than in the previous month (April 2011: 27,487 tonnes), and 9.5% lower than in May 2010 (28,144 tonnes).
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05/08/2011

April 2011 Chlorine Production

The April 2011 European chlorine production reached 824,439 tonnes. With 27,481 tonnes, the April average daily production was 1.8% lower than in the previous month (March 2011: 27,983 tonnes), and 1.2% lower than in April 2010 (27,822 tonnes).
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05/08/2011

March 2011 Chlorine Production

In March 2011, the European chlorine production stood at 866,311 tonnes. With 27,946 tonnes, the March average daily production was 2.7% lower than in the previous month (February 2011: 28,712 tonnes), but 2.5% higher than in March 2010 (27,277 tonnes).
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05/08/2011

January 2011 Chlorine Production

In January 2011, the European chlorine production reached 854,452 tonnes. With 27,563 tonnes, the January average daily production was 5.7% higher than in the previous month (December 2010: 26,076 tonnes), and equally 5.7% higher than in January 2010 (26,083 tonnes).
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05/08/2011

February 2011 Chlorine Production

In February 2011, the European chlorine production reached 802,944 tonnes. With 28,677 tonnes, the February average daily production was 4% higher than in the previous month (January 2011: 27,575 tonnes), and 2% higher than in February 2010 (28,107 tonnes).
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05/08/2011

December 2010 Chlorine Production

In December 2010, the European chlorine production stood at 808,717 tonnes. With 26,088 tonnes, the December average daily production was 6.5% lower than in the previous month (November 2010: 27,896 tonnes), but 9.7% higher than in December 2009 (23,784 tonnes).
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05/08/2011

What are the health consequences of long-term mercury exposure?

Euro Chlor has finalised a scientific publication on the health effects of long-term, low to moderate exposure to metallic mercury. Currently in Europe less than one third of chlorine production is still based on mercury technology, with a view to phase this out completely by 2020. During this transition period, Euro Chlor contributes to ensure high workplace health standards based on research.
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05/08/2011

What you should know about dioxins – Information Sheet

Euro Chlor, representing the European Chlor-Alkali industry, has edited an Information Sheet on dioxins. It is available on the Federation’s website.
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22/09/2010

Michael Träger (VESTOLIT) new Euro Chlor Chairman

Brussels, 22 September 2010. At its recent Annual General Meeting, the Management Committee of Euro Chlor, representing the European Chlor-Alkali industry, elected a new Chairman. Michael Träger, Managing Director and COO of VESTOLIT GmbH &Co KG, took over this function from Filipe Constant (Solvay) for a one year period.
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10/05/2010

Euro Chlor publishes dossier on the environmental safety of halogenated organic by-products from active chlorine use

Euro Chlor has published a new title in its series of Science Dossiers: “Environmental safety of halogenated by-products from use of active chlorine”. This dossier reviews the nature and environmentally relevant properties of the by-products formed during current, non-reagent uses of active chlorine solutions.
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