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Fact Sheets

  • "Chlorine Dioxide: What You Can't Tell From the Name"
    Simple chemistry shows that while chlorine dioxide has chlorine in its name, its structure is radically different from chlorine. And it's this difference that explains the superior environmental performance of chlorine dioxide in papermaking.

  • "Chlorine Dioxide: A Single Atom Makes all the Difference"
    Small changes in molecular structure can generate very large differences in effect. In papermaking, the switch from molecular chlorine gas to chlorine dioxide -- a seemingly small change on the molecular level -- results in significant environmental improvement.

  • "Chlorine Dioxide: One Way Out of the Chlorine Controversy"
    Discussion of chlorine dioxide and its environmental benefits in the context of current legislation regarding chlorine and chlorinated compounds. (Talking Points Format)