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  • Journal title : Korean Chemical Engineering Research
  • Volume 52, Issue 6,  2014, pp.755-767
  • Publisher : The Korean Institute of Chemical Engineers
  • DOI : 10.9713/kcer.2014.52.6.755
 Title & Authors
Hazard Assessment on Chlorine Distribution Use of Chemical Transportation Risk Index
Kim, Jeong Gon; Byun, Hun Soo;
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 Abstract
Chlorine is one of the most produced and most used non-flammable chemical substances in the world even though its toxicity and high reactivity cause the ozone layer depletion. However, in modern life, it is impossible to live a good life without using Chlorine and its derivatives since they are being used as an typical ingredient in more than 40 percent of the manufactured goods including medicines, detergents, deodorant, fungicides, herbicides, insecticides, and plastic, etc. Even if Chlorine has been handled and distributed in various business (small and medium-sized businesses, water purification plants, distribution company, etc.), there have been few researches about its possible health hazard and transportation risks. Accordingly, the purpose of this paper is to make a detailed assessment of Chlorine-related risks and to model an index of chemicals transportation risks that is adequate for domestic circumstances. The assessment of possible health hazard and transportation risks was made on 13 kinds of hazardous chemicals, including liquid chlorine. This research may be contributed to standardizing the risk assessment of Chlorine and other hazardous chemicals by using an index of transportation risks.
 Keywords
Chlorine;Chemicals Transportation;Distribution;Transportation Risk Index;Hazard Assessment;
 Language
Korean
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