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AkzoNobel Sodium chlorate NaClO3

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Product information

This EPD has a European scope, covering Sodium Chlorate produced in the following AkzoNobel plants:

  • Stockvik (Sweden)
  • Alby (Sweden)
  • Oulu (Finland)
  • Ambès (France)

Sodium chlorate (NaClO3) is an efficient oxidising agent. Sodium chlorate from AkzoNobel is supplied to customers in crystalline form (and to some extent in liquid form) and delivered by tanker trucks, rail tank cars or tank containers containing up to 60 ton. Delivery can also be made in “big-bags” containing approximately 1 Mt. Sodium chlorate is produced by electrolysis of a salt solution. The raw materials are sodium chloride (NaCl), water and electrical power.

Sodium chlorate and hydrogen gas (H2) are formed in the process. Hydrogen can be used as a chemical raw material (for hydration, manufacturing of hydrogen peroxide etc.) or as a fuel. The solution formed is crystallised and the chlorate crystals are separated, washed and dried.

Detailed information

Registration number: S-P-00030
Publication/issue date: 2002-09-05
Version date: 2018-03-02
Valid until: 2021-03-01
Verified by: Lars-Gunnar Lindfors
Reference PCR(s): Basic inorganic chemicals not elsewhere classified
Geographical scope: Europe

Company information

AkzoNobel Pulp and Performance Chemicals AB
Company name: AkzoNobel Pulp and Performance Chemicals AB
Country: Sweden
Contact: Nina Rechner
Website: www.akzonobel.com
Management systems: ISO 14001 ISO 9001

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