Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun An unstable colorless liquid, NH2Cl, used in making hydrazine and as a chlorine source for water treatment.
  • noun Any of several aromatic sulfonamide salts containing chlorine, used medicinally as antiseptics.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Pertaining to an amine which contains chlorin.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun chemistry any of a class of unstable compounds of nitrogen and chlorine R1R2NCl; also the parent compound NH2Cl, used to manufacture hydrazine, and as the antiseptic chloramine-T

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun any of several compounds containing chlorine and nitrogen; used as an antiseptic in wounds

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Examples

  • In addition, UV reduces chlorine by-products such as chloramine, which often causes eye irritation, strong odor, and equipment and building deterioration in untreated pools.

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  • This combination produces chlorine gaswhich, like chloramine gas, causes irritation of the eyes, nose, throat and lungs.

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  • Chlorine gas, however, causes more severe and long-lasting effects than chloramine.

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  • These symptoms may develop after only a few whiffs of chloramine and may last up to 24 hours.

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  • This combination results in an irritating fume called chloramine gas.

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  • Exposure to chloramine causes irritation to the eyes, nose, throat, and airways.

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  • Inhalation of these substances may produce symptoms similar to those caused by chloramine and chlorine gases.

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  • Many people are aware that bleach can be very dangerous when it is combined with ammonia, as these two can react to form toxic chloramine gas, which can be fatal.

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  • Many people are aware that bleach can be very dangerous when it is combined with ammonia, as these two can react to form toxic chloramine gas, which can be fatal.

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  • The new CDC report found that elevated lead levels in children peaked in 2003, a year when chloramine was the only disinfectant used.

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