Definitions for "Chlorine Dioxide"
Keywords:  clo, bleach, elemental, dioxin, pulp
a chlorine-containing chemical increasingly used by pulp mills as a substitute for molecular chlorine to bleach pulp
A highly volatile compound of chlorine and oxygen, used to bleach pulp, which creates less dioxin than elemental chlorine alone.
an explosive gas (ClO2) used chiefly in bleaching paper or starch or soap or flour and in water purification