Device for producing an aqueous chlorine dioxide solution

  • US 6,764,661 B1
  • Filed: 06/27/2000
  • Issued: 07/20/2004
  • Est. Priority Date: 06/27/2000
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. A device for producing an aqueous chlorine dioxide solution when exposed to water comprising:

  • a membrane shell defining a compartment which includes one or more dry chemical components capable of producing chlorine dioxide gas when exposed to water; and

    wick means connected to said membrane shell and extending into said compartment for absorbing water and transporting water into said compartment whereby when said device is exposed to water said wick means absorbs water and transports water into said compartment, said chemical component(s) dissolve in the water and produce chlorine dioxide gas in said compartment, and chlorine dioxide gas exits said compartment through said membrane shell.

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