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Chlorine Chemistry in the Home

Chlorine chemistry plays an important role in providing for functional, safe and comfortable homes.

The Bright History of Chemistry and Fireworks

On the Fourth of July, fireworks illuminate the sky in dazzling displays of pyrotechnics. Fireworks are a marvel of chemistry, dating back to ancient China.

Spring Cleaning? All You Need is a Little Elbow Grease and Good Chemistry

Whether your spring-cleaning checklist includes disinfecting kitchen surfaces or scrubbing the floor, you are probably using a cleaning product.

Video: Chemistry in the Great Outdoors

From durable sneakers to waterproof jackets, chemistry plays a big role in all types of outdoor activities. Learn how outdoors and chemistry work together.

How EPA Prioritizes Chemical Risk Assessments

The Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) is the United States’ primary chemical management law. In 2016, the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act, which modernized TSCA, was signed into law after passing in Congress with overwhelming bipartisan support.

How Do Chemicals Impact the Endocrine System

It Depends on Dose & Duration of Exposure. Many substances and activities can impact the endocrine system – stress, food, and exercise, for example, are among the most common.

Chemical Exposures and Our Endocrine System

The human endocrine system produces hormones that help regulate bodily functions, including metabolism, growth, development, tissue function, sexual function, reproduction, sleep and mood.

What is a Chemical Exposure?

Everything is made of chemicals – from the food we eat and the water we drink, to the clothes we wear and all of the products we use every day.

Understanding the Major Limitations of Many Chemical Lists

Lists are among the simplest and most widely used tools today – we make to-do lists of chores that need to be done, and grocery lists before we go to the supermarket.

Video: Pool Chemical Safety

If you own or manage a pool, this video is for you. Produced by the American Chemistry Council and the Chlorine Institute, it provides detailed guidance on the proper handling and use of pool chemicals.

Video: Chemistry in Building and Construction

Check out this video about how chemistry plays a role in all aspects of a home. Saving homeowners money and protecting pipes are just a coupe examples.

A Safer, Healthier Planet through Chemistry

The Earth Day 2022 theme is “invest in our planet,” and products and technologies made possible by chemistry help to do just that, enabling advances in agriculture, water treatment, energy efficiency and more.

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