Sodium hypochlorite

Clear, pale yellow liquid with chlorine odor.

Sodium hypochlorite is a clear, pale yellow liquid that has a strong chlorine odor. It is a strong oxidizing agent and is highly reactive with organic materials. It is typically sold as a solution in water, with concentrations ranging from 5% to 20%, and is commonly used as a disinfectant and bleaching agent.

Water Treatment

Sodium hypochlorite is commonly used in water treatment as a disinfectant and oxidizing agent. It is highly effective at killing bacteria, viruses, and other microorganisms that can be present in water sources. Sodium hypochlorite is often added to water treatment systems in small amounts to help prevent the spread of waterborne diseases and maintain water quality standards. It can also be used as a bleaching agent to remove color and odor from water. However, its use in water treatment must be carefully monitored and controlled to prevent excessive chemical dosing and environmental damage.

Pulp & Paper

Sodium hypochlorite (is widely used in the pulp and paper industry for bleaching wood pulp, which is the primary raw material used to produce paper products. Sodium hypochlorite is added to the wood pulp during the bleaching process to remove color and improve the brightness of the paper. It is an effective bleaching agent that can be used in combination with other chemicals to achieve the desired level of brightness and whiteness. However, the use of Sodium hypochlorite in the pulp and paper industry requires careful monitoring and management to prevent the release of harmful by-products into the environment.

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