Calcium Hypochlorite Bleaching Powder

Calcium Hypochlorite Bleaching Powder


Product Introduction

Calcium hypochlorite is an inorganic compound with formula Ca(ClO)2.It is the main active ingredient of commercial products called bleaching powder, chlorine powder, or chlorinated lime, used for water treatment and as a bleaching agents.This compound is relatively stable and has greater available chlorine than sodium hypochlorite (liquid bleach).It is a white solid, although commercial samples appear yellow.It strongly smells of chlorine, owing to its slow decomposition in moist air.It is not highly soluble in hard water, and is more preferably used in soft to medium-hard water.It has two forms: dry (anhydrous); and hydrated (hydrous).


Test Items Calcium Hypochlorite 68% Calcium Hypochlorite 70%
Available Chlorine 68% 70%
Moisture 5.5-10%Max
Chlorine Loss 8% Max
Size (14-28 mesh) 90% Min
Appearance white gray granular


Water Treatment



Calcium Hypochlorite can be widely used as aligcide, bactericide disnifectant,bleaching agent or oxidant because of the available chorine in the product ,for example , it has a wonderful disinfections for swimming-pool,drinking water ,cooling tower & ore dressing and waste water, food,farming, fish farming hospital,school ,station and household etc., good bleaching and oxidation are also found in paper and dye industry.