Chlorine

CAS RN: 7782-50-5

Rescuer Protection

Boots

Rescuer Protection

Respiratory and Skin Protection: Positive-pressure-demand, self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) level A is recommended in response situations that involve exposure to potentially unsafe levels of chlorine liquid or vapor.

PPE required level A

Respiratory Protection: Positive-pressure, self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) is recommended in response situations that involve exposure to potentially unsafe levels of chlorine.

Skin Protection: Chemical-protective clothing is recommended because of the potential of inflammatory and corrosive effects.

  • Level A - protective clothing is the highest level of protection. Level A includes a Self Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) with a fully encapsulating vapor tight suit with gloves and booties attached to the suit (tanks last from 1/2 hour to 1 hour).
  • Link to reference section for acute event PPE related safety information
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