Chlorides (as total Cl)


  • element group: chloride salts, etc.
  • vary widely according to substance
  • very soluble in water
  • mobile

Main sources

  • industrial processes
  • waste water: industries, households, roads
  • road maintenance
  • natural sources (erosion)

Thresholds for the reporting requirement of facilities in accordance with Annex 2 PRTRO

(Ordinance on the Register relating to Pollutant Release and the Transfer of Waste and of Pollutants in Waste Water)

  • Air                -
  • Water          2,000,000 kg/year
  • Soil              2,000,000 kg/year


  • not toxic to humans and animals in normally occurring concentrations
  • cannot decompose in the environment

    Last modification 04.07.2018

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