Eka Chemicals Purate technology approved for use as paper machine biocide by Canadian Regulatory Agency

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Eka Chemicals Purate technology approved for use as paper machine biocide by Canadian Regulatory Agency

March 01, 2011 - 02:16
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MARIETTA,GA, March 1, 2011 (Press Release) -Eka Chemicals, the AkzoNobel Pulp and Paper Chemicals business, announces that it has been granted permission by the Canadian Pest Management Regulatory Agency to use its Purate technology to produce chlorine dioxide for applications to control microorganism contamination in pulp and paper mill process water.

"For over 40 years, Eka Chemicals has been designing, building and operating chlorine dioxide systems for applications ranging from pulp bleaching to water disinfection for drinking and food processing," comments Mario Houde President, Eka Chemicals Inc. "Purate is proven technology with more than 300 on-site chlorine dioxide production units around the world. We are really excited to be able to offer this technology to the Canadian Pulp and Paper Industry as it is the most cost effective chemistry to control biofilm in the papermaking process". Purate is Worry-free Chlorine DioxideTM.