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Descriptor English: Free Available Chlorine
Descriptor Spanish: Cloro Libre
Descriptor cloro libre
Descriptor Portuguese: Cloro Livre
Descriptor French: Chlore Libre Disponible
Tree number(s): SP4.021.202.133.774.780
SP4.097.063.869.560
Scope note: Hypochlorous acid and the hypochlorite ion are called free chlorine, as they are the chlorine available to oxidize microorganisms and bind nitrogen radicals (organic or inorganic).
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
AN analysis
CL classification
EC economics
EH ethnology
ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
PC prevention & control
PL policies
SN statistics & numerical data
DeCS ID: 25057
Unique ID: DDCS025057
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Free Available Chlorine - Preferred
Concept UI FD00058051
Scope note Hypochlorous acid and the hypochlorite ion are called free chlorine, as they are the chlorine available to oxidize microorganisms and bind nitrogen radicals (organic or inorganic).
Preferred term Free Available Chlorine



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