Chlorine

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Chlorine, or Cl2 is a diatomic halogen with the atomic number of 17. 

In biological terms, chlorine is found as a Cl- ion, or chloride ion in cells. 

Sodium Chloride (NaCl) is the compound in which chlorine is most frequently found in the body. Chloride concentration plays a vital role in epithelial tissues, and NaCl is the salt produced in the sweat glands. 

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