Determination of free and residual chlorine based on DIN EN ISO 7393-1 and APHA 4500-Cl

Chlorine is frequently added to drinking water for disinfection. Depending on the reactivity and the concentration of chlorine, toxic disinfection by-products (DBPs) can thereby be released. Therefore, it is necessary to strictly control the chlorine concentration in the drinking water. This Application Bulletin shows how to determine the chlorine concentration according to three standard methods: DIN EN ISO 7939-1, APHA 4500-Cl Method B, and APHA 4500-Cl Method I.