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Sodium hypochlorite

Sodium hypochlorite is also known as soda bleach or chlorine bleach. It is an excellent steriliser, oxidiser and decolouring agent, and also acts as a germicide, fungicide and deodorant. The chemical is used as a bleaching agent for rayon pulp, paper and fabrics; as household bleach for fly control; and for industrial water treatment and pool chlorination. It also finds application as a food additive.

Product specifications:
Formula NaOCl
Name Sodium hypochlorite
Synonyms Soda bleach, chlorine bleach
Specifications Specific gravity at 25 °C: Min. 1.170
Available chlorine: Min. 12.00% wt
Total alkali as NaOH: Max. 1.50% wt
  • Bleaching agent for rayon pulp and paper, cotton, linen and jute
  • Disinfectant and deodorant in dairies and creameries (sterilisation)
  • Water treatment (chlorination)
  • Household bleach
  • Pool chlorination
  • Fly control (sterilisation)
  • Germicide
  • Fungicide
Packaging / transportation Road tanker
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