What is Sodium Hypochlorite

Sodium hypochlorite has de-staining properties because of which it is used extensively in household bleaches, and to remove stains from crockery. In medicine, on one hand it is used in dentistry as a whitening agent, while on the other it is used to treat for skin diseases.

  • INCI: Sodium Hypochlorite
  • Chemical Formula: NaOCl
  • CAS Number: 7681-52-9

Product Specifications

Chemical Formula NaOCl
CAS Number 7681-52-9
Molar Weight 74.439g/mol
Specific Gravity 1.15-1.25
Boiling Point 101 °C
Forms Clear, bright, yellow-green solution
Grades Biocide Food Technical
Variations 10% 15% 20% 25% 30% 40% 50%

Uses and Applications for Sodium Hypochlorite

Key Applications

  • Agricultural chemicals
  • Antimicrobial pesticide
  • Food disinfectants
  • Wastewater Treatment
  • Bleach and Cleaning Supplies
  • Apparel and Footwear Care Products
  • Cleaning and Furnishing Care Products
  • Fuels and Related Products
  • Industrial Cleaning
  • Laundry and Dish Washing Products


  • Coatings & Construction
  • Water Treatment
  • Cleaning
  • Pharma
  • Lubricants
  • Food and Nutrition
  • Cosmetics
  • Agriculture
  • Animal Nutrition
  • Polymers
  • Oil & Gas
  • Rubber

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