Occidental Chemical Corporation (OxyChem) is a global manufacturer of vinyls, basic, and specialty chemicals used in diverse products ranging from pharmaceuticals to water disinfectants and detergents to electronics. OxyChem’s performance chemicals business manufactures ACL® chlorinated isocyanurates, which are used to effectively eliminate bacteria. These disinfection properties make them important components of dishwashing detergent formulations, industrial water treatment systems, and emergency water purification. A Responsible Care Company, OxyChem became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Occidental Petroleum Corporation in 1968 when the company acquired Hooker Chemicals. OxyChem is headquartered in Dallas, Texas, USA and operates facilities in the United States and six other countries.