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What is Chlorine Dioxide Odor Treatment and is it safe?


It's very safe if used correctly


it's a a unsurpassed Disinfectant


No dangerous byproducts


Safe for humans and animals


Can be used for several applications from, mold removal treatment to water treatment to Odor removal



Chlorine dioxide is a neutral chlorine compound. It is very different from elementary chlorine, both in its chemical structure and in its behavior. One of the most important qualities of chlorine dioxide is its high water solubility, especially in cold water. Chlorine dioxide does not hydrolyze when it enters water; it remains a dissolved gas in solution. Chlorine dioxide is approximately 10 times more soluble in water than chlorine.



A much smaller, but important, market for chlorine dioxide is for use as a disinfectant. Since 1999 a growing proportion of the chlorine dioxide made globally for water treatment and other small-scale applications has been made using the chlorate, hydrogen peroxide and sulfuric acid method, which can produce a chlorine-free product at high efficiency. Traditionally, chlorine dioxide for disinfection applications has been made by one of three methods using sodium chlorite or the sodium chlorite – hypochlorite method:


odor control

Chlorine dioxide is used as an oxidant for phenol destruction in waste water streams and for odor control in the air scrubbers of animal byproduct (rendering) plants.[13]:4–34 It is also available for use as a deodorant for cars and boats, in chlorine dioxide generating packages that are activated by water and left in the boat or car overnight.




Water chlorination


The Niagara Falls, New York, water treatment plant first used chlorine dioxide for drinking water treatment in 1944 for phenol destruction.Chlorine dioxide was introduced as a drinking water disinfectant on a large scale in 1956, when Brussels, Belgium, changed from chlorine to chlorine dioxide. Its most common use in water treatment is as a pre-oxidant prior to chlorination of drinking water to destroy natural water impurities that would otherwise produce trihalomethanes on exposure to free chlorine.Trihalomethanes are suspect carcinogenic disinfection by-products[20] associated with chlorination of naturally occurring organics in the raw water.[19] Chlorine dioxide is also superior to chlorine when operating above pH 7,[13]:4–33 in the presence of ammonia and amines[citation needed] and/or for the control of biofilms in water distribution systems.[19] Chlorine dioxide is used in many industrial water treatment applications as a biocide including cooling towers, process water, and food processing.[

Other disinfection uses

Sometimes chlorine dioxide is used as a fumigant treatment to "sanitize" fruits such as blueberries, raspberries, and strawberries that develop molds and yeast.[citation needed]

Chlorine dioxide is used for the disinfection of endoscopes, such as under the trade name Tristel. It is also available in a "trio" consisting of a preceding "pre-clean" with surfactant and a succeeding "rinse" with deionised water and low-level antioxidant.

Chlorine dioxide also is used for control of zebra and quagga mussels in water intakes.



Bed Bugs


Chlorine dioxide also was shown to be effective in bedbug eradication.

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