Sodium Hypochlorite

CAS RN:7681-52-9

Major Uses

For Sodium hypochlorite (USEPA/OPP Pesticide Code: 014703) ACTIVE products with label matches. /SRP: Registered for use in the U.S. but approved pesticide uses may change periodically and so federal, state and local authorities must be consulted for currently approved uses./
Bleaching agent; household & laundry bleaching agent; bleaching agent in paper, pulp, textile indust; disinfectant for glass, ceramics & water; algicide & molluscicide in cooling water for power stations; bleach in alpha-olefin sulfonate production, reactant in hydrazine mfr
In dairies for disinfecting utensils and apparatus. /Sodium hypochlorite soln/
Anti-infective (topical) /sodium hypochlorite soln/
In the production of oil it is added to water used for flooding to prevent the formation of fungi which could cause plugging. In oil refineries it is used as a sweetening agent ... also used in the manufacture of chlorinated trisodium phosphate.
Used as a sanitizer in swimming pools
In treatment of thiol spills
As dye oxidizer
Medication (vet)
Pecans (in-shell) are sometimes bleached in sodium hypochlorite soln ...
Water purification, medicine, and fungicides.
Mercury in the ore is dissolved by a sodium hypochlorite solution, the mercury-laden solution is then passed through activated carbon to absorb the mercury.
Fungicidal seed treatment
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