Chlorine Dioxide (CLO2)
Chlorine Dioxide Gas Detectors - Portable gas detectors and alarms from Gas Monitor Point for the detection of dangerous levels of Chlorine Dioxide (CL02).
Chlorine dioxide is a severe respiratory and eye irritant in humans. Inhalation can produce coughing, wheezing, respiratory distress, and congestion in the lungs [Patnaik 1992]. Irritating effects in humans was intense at concentration levels of 5 ppm. Accidental exposure at 19 ppm of the gas inside a bleach tank resulted in the death of one worker (time of exposure is not specified) [ACGIH 1991].