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Cleaning with chlorine; only for pools?

Most people associate the smell of chlorine with a swimming pool. That is not surprising, because chlorine is used in almost all pools. Only you can do a lot more with chlorine. What exactly? I'll explain that to you later in this blog. What exactly is chlorine? Chlorine is not a naturally occurring free substance. The substance is quite common in certain compounds such as table salt. Chlorine is therefore frequently extracted from salt (sodium chloride) by electrolysis. At room temperature, chlorine is a very toxic yellow/green gas. Chlorine is widely used in the chemical industry for all kinds of applications as well as in general chemistry textbooks. After...

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