WIT Press

Qualification Test Program For Emergency Chlorine Scrubber Systems

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/AIR930641

Volume

1

Pages

13

Published

1993

Size

1,033 kb

Author(s)

M.R. Gonzalez & R.C. Jain

Abstract

Qualification test program for emergency chlorine scrubber systems M.R. Gonzalez," R.C. Jain* "Department of Fire Technology, Southwest Research Institute, 6220 Culebra Road, San Antonio, Texas, USA *R.J. Environmental, San Diego, California, USA ABSTRACT Industries worldwide are being charged with assessing the safety and environmental hazards of their operations as a result of increasingly stringent regulations. The widespread use of chlorine in industrial processes including water purification, sanitation of industrial waste and sewage, and manufacture of chlorinated hydrocarbons present concerns relative to human health effects and environmental contamination from accidental chlorine releases. Regulations have been developed which require the use of emergency treatment systems in response to these releases and identify minimum chlorine acceptance levels at the point of discharge into the atmosphere. The United States Uniform Fire Code describe

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