What is Chlorine Dioxide?

Chlorine dioxide (ClO2) is an EPA registered chemical compound that consists of one chlorine atom bonded to two oxygen atoms. It is a yellow-green gas or yellowish-brown liquid at room temperature. Chlorine dioxide is widely used as a disinfectant, bleaching agent, and odor remover due to its strong oxidizing properties. It is commonly used in water treatment processes, particularly for disinfecting drinking water and wastewater. It is also used in various industrial applications such as pulp and paper bleaching, food processing, and as a sterilizing agent.
Chlorine dioxide is one powerhouse sanitizer that is getting more attention recently as food processors look for more efficacious products to help them win the sanitation battle. Approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), it is as powerful as peracetic acid and more economical, yet it has far less of an impact on the environment than quaternary ammonium salts, chlorine or bromine, making it an excellent choice for food processing plants. It costs about the same to use as other sanitizers but is more versatile and less harmful. It’s also been shown to destroy and prevent biofilms, one of the biggest challenges to food processors in destroying harmful bacteria. It also does not have the strong odor or corrosive qualities associated with chlorine.
It is a versatile alternative that can be used in many sanitation applications, including pasteurization equipment, heat exchangers, cooling towers, hard surface disinfecting, potable water treatment and deodorizing stacks in rendering plants. It is already growing in popularity as a tool to control microbiological growth in the dairy industry, the beverage industry, the fruit and vegetable processing industries, canning plants, and in poultry and beef facilities.
It is important to note that chlorine dioxide should be handled by professionals with care, as it can be toxic in high concentrations.

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Is Chlorine Dioxide safe ?

Absolutely! Especially when administered by the trained professionals at CleanTech. 

What advantages of using Chlorine Dioxide compared to other traditional disinfectants?

 Effective against a wide range of microorganisms: Chlorine dioxide is a highly effective and powerful disinfectant that can kill bacteria, viruses, fungi, and other pathogens. It has a broad spectrum of activity, making it suitable for various applications.

Strong oxidizing properties: Chlorine dioxide is a strong oxidizing agent, meaning it can break down the cell walls and biofilms of microorganisms, effectively killing them. Its oxidation mechanism makes it more effective than many other disinfectants.

 Less corrosive: Unlike some traditional disinfectants like chlorine bleach, chlorine dioxide is less corrosive to materials such as metals, fabrics, and plastics. This makes it safer to use in a wide range of applications without causing damage.

 No harmful byproducts: When used in appropriate concentrations, chlorine dioxide does not produce harmful byproducts such as THMs (trihalomethanes) or chloramine, which can be a concern with other disinfection methods.

 No residual taste or odor: Chlorine dioxide does not leave a strong residual taste or odor after disinfection. This is particularly important when treating water or food products, as it ensures the quality and consumer acceptance of the treated items.

It is important to note that while chlorine dioxide offers many advantages, proper handling, dilution, and application methods should always be followed to ensure safe and effective use