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  • n. Either of the products (sodium hydroxide and chlorine) of the industrial electrolysis of sodium chloride


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  • They are controlled by producers of mercury metal, manufacturers of products containing mercury, users of mercury in other production processes (such as chloralkali plants), retail consumers, wholesale distributors, and scrap brokers.

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  • Should these mercury-cell chloralkali plants close, most of the associated mercury stocks could be easily recovered.

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  • “Endocrine function in mercury exposed chloralkali workers.”

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  • And what are the constraints given to do that, given or -- as well as chloralkali or other raw material inputs?

  • First, in July and August, chloralkali producers were forced to shorten production of chlorine because they had high inventories of its co-product caustic soda.

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  • Joel Lindahl, director of chloralkali and vinyls at Houston-based CMAI, tells Purchasing. com the chlorine price increases are the result of two main drivers.

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  • It is a leading South American producer of PVC pipes and resin, chloralkali, hydrofluoric acid and fluorspar.


  • Weak demand for chlorine has reduced operating rates at chloralkali plants to 85% in April, down from around 94% a year ago.

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  • Buyers of sodium chlorate are usually protected against the full brunt of an increase by three - or four-year supply contracts that impose limits on price changes, according to Mary Blackburn, a chloralkali analyst at Chemical Market Associates (CMAI).

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  • -- The Specialty Chemicals business benefited from increased sodium chlorate sales volumes due to ongoing strong fundamentals for pulp and increased chloralkali sales volumes due to the completion of the Port Edwards chloralkali facility expansion in the fourth quarter of 2009, offset in part, by reduced pricing for chloralkali products from near record levels in the prior year.

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