Last update: 1.5.2017.
Please see chloride for more information.
Chlorine is a chemical element. Chloride is a chemical formed when the element chlorine gains an electron. Chloride is formed e.g. when hydrogen chloride is dissolved into water.
Chlorine in its elemental form is a poisonous gas.
Chlorine combined with sodium, potassium or hydrogen becomes chloride.
Chlorine is poisonous.
Chloride is essential to good health.