chlorine dioxide

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chlo·rine di·o·xide

(klōrēn dī-oksīd)
An oxidizing agent used to sterilize medical and dental instruments and in oral health care to decrease volatile sulfur compounds that could cause halitosis.


a gaseous chemical element, atomic number 17, atomic weight 35.453, symbol Cl. See Table 6. It is a disinfectant, decolorizer and irritant poison. It is used for disinfecting, fumigating and bleaching, either in an aqueous solution or in the form of chlorinated lime. See also hypochlorite, chloramine.

chlorine dioxide
used in the aging of flour to make it more suitable for baking. Process does not produce toxic amino acid derivatives as other agents do. See also agene process.
chlorine disinfectants
compounds which have a high content of free chlorine and exert a disinfectant effect by releasing the chlorine.
chlorine gas
liberated from chlorine disinfectants and in factory effluents. Causes irritation to respiratory mucosa up to the point of pulmonary edema.
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It uses chlorine derivatives, such as chlorine dioxide, that CIWMB says can "still produce toxic chlorinated organic compounds, including chloroform, a known carcinogen.
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