Calcium hypochlorite is a chemical compound with formula Ca(ClO)2.
widely used for water treatment and as a bleaching agent (bleaching
Bleaching powder is actually a mixture of calcium hypochlorite Ca(ClO)2
and the basic chloride CaCl2, Ca(OH)2, H2O with some slaked lime,
a yellow white solid which has a strong smell of chlorine. Calcium
hypochlorite is not highly soluble in water.
made by bubbling chlorine gas through a solution of calcium hydroxide.
Calcium hypochlorite is not flammable, but it acts as an oxidizer with
combustible material and may react explosively with ammonia, amines, or
Calcium hypochlorite should be stored in a dry, well ventilated area at
a temperature below 120 °F (50 °C) separated from acids, ammonia,
amines, and other chlorinating or oxidizing agents.
Calcium hypochlorite is the main ingredient in swimming pool chlorine
Calcium hypochlorite is one of the best disinfectants known, killing
bacteria, yeasts, fungus, spores, even viruses.
Calcium hypochlorite is used to disinfect water supplies and swimming
pools more than its sodium cousin sodium hypochlorite (household
bleach), because it can be sold as a solid.
Calcium hypochlorite is projected to grow at a modest 2 percent annual
rate, in line with pool starts which, in turn, hinge on the weather and
the health of the general economy.
Calcium hypochlorite is being increasingly used in less developed
regions of the world for potable water treatment.
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