The toxicology of chlorine.

  title={The toxicology of chlorine.},
  author={Chris Winder},
  journal={Environmental research},
  volume={85 2},
Chlorine is a reactive gas used by humanity for over two centuries. Exposure to chlorine has occurred in a number of situations, including as a chemical warfare agent, in industrial and domestic exposures, and as a result of accidents and spills. The toxicology of chlorine is related almost entirely to effects in the respiratory system. A consistent symptomology occurs in both animals and humans. This ranges from sensory irritation, to irritation and bronchospasm, to cellular changes to… CONTINUE READING