Colorimetric rapid tests, chlorine dioxide, VISOCOLOR® ECO

Supplier: MACHEREY-NAGEL
VISICOLOR®
MANA931221EA 47.1 EUR
MANA931221 MANA931021
Colorimetric rapid tests, chlorine dioxide, VISOCOLOR® ECO
Environmental Test Kits
Colorimetric determination of chlorine dioxide in drinking water, reservoirs and disinfectant solutions, by DPD method

  • Portable
  • Environmentally friendly
  • Convenient handling
  • Application-oriented measuring ranges

Chlorine dioxide has a significantly higher oxidizing power than chlorine. Thus, it can still attack such bacteria, spores and viruses that chlorine cannot affect anymore. Additionally, as the effect of chlorine dioxide is independent of water pH value, it leads to biofilm-free systems. Using chlorine may lead to the formation of undesirable or toxic trihalomethanes (THMs), which are suspected of being carcinogenic, while formation of THMs is avoided when using chlorine dioxide. In contrast to chlorine, chlorine dioxide doesn’t react with ammonium and ammonium compounds to chloramines, which negatively affect water disinfection. Similarly, strong smelling chlorphenoles which form during chlorination of water are prevented when using chlorine dioxide. Hence, chlorine dioxide is used more and more as a universal disinfecting agent, replacing chlorine especially in drinking and swimming pool water processing.
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