Can hydrogen peroxide be used for dechlorination?

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Document ID TE216

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Published Date 09/27/2018
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Can hydrogen peroxide be used for dechlorination?
Summary
Using hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) to dechlorinate
Answer
There are water plants that utilize H2O2 for dechlorination. Unlike sulfur dioxide and its derivatives, which add sulfate and can create an oxygen deficiency in the receiving waters, hydrogen peroxide adds only oxygen and water.

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