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chlo·ra·mine

 (klôr′ə-mēn′)
n.
1. An unstable colorless liquid, NH2Cl, used in making hydrazine and as a chlorine source for water treatment.
2. Any of several aromatic sulfonamide salts containing chlorine, used medicinally as antiseptics.

chloramine

(ˈklɔːrəˌmiːn)
n
1. (Elements & Compounds) an unstable colourless liquid with a pungent odour, made by the reaction of sodium hypochlorite and ammonia. Formula: NH2Cl
2. (Elements & Compounds) any compound produced by replacing hydrogen atoms in an azo or amine group with chlorine atoms

chlo•ra•mine

(ˈklɔr əˌmin, ˈkloʊr-, klɔˈræm in, kloʊ-)

n.
any of a class of compounds obtained by replacing a hydrogen atom of an =NH or −NH2 group with chlorine.
[1890–95]
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Noun1.chloramine - any of several compounds containing chlorine and nitrogen; used as an antiseptic in wounds
antiseptic - a substance that destroys micro-organisms that carry disease without harming body tissues
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Some typical chlorine compounds are liquid chlorine, chlorine dioxide gas, hypochlorites, inorganic chloramines and organic chloramines.
(4,5.6) Functionally, it is associated with the protection of tissues from damage resulting from inflammatory reactions, via a reaction with HOCl/[OCl.sub.-] to form taurine chloramines, which confers cellular protection via the regulation of pro-inflammatory mediators, including TNF-alpha and NF-Kappa B.
Water with a pH higher than 8.5 with chloramines present will cause the carbon to be less effective at removing chlorine and chloramine, and cause the RO membrane performance to degrade, resulting in poor water quality (Luehmann, Keshaviah, Ward, Klein, & Thomas, 1989).
It has excellent corrosion resistance to chlorine, chloramines and chlorine dioxide, which are used to clean water systems.
Chlorine disinfection byproducts such as chloroform and chloramines are formed when chlorine, the most commonly used disinfectant in aquatic venues (e.g., pools), reacts with other chemicals in the water.
These chloramines, which off-gas into pool space air, corrode building materials, irritate skin and eyes, and are a known respiratory health hazard for swimmers, lifeguards, and other pool occupants.
Some mainly remove chlorine, while others also remove chloramines, disinfection byproducts, pesticides, industrial pollutants, and lead.
Whole house and Point-of-Use carbon based filtration systems are a common and effective way of removing contaminants such as Chlorine, Chloramines, TCE, Trihalomethanes, and improving taste and odor while leaving essential minerals intact.
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