Chloramines are products of the reaction between ammonia and chlorine, and the type of chloramine will depend upon the relative amounts of chlorine and ammonia.
Chloramines can be used as a disinfectant in water supplies, and has the advantage of creating fewer by-products than when chlorine itself is used.
This document describes:
- routes of exposure to chloramines
- standards/concentration thresholds
- metabolism and toxicity information
- health effect information
- further sources of information about chloramines