Chemical Project- Hope Beatty
Uses of Sodium Hypochlorite
Clorox is used in many different ways. It is most commonly used as a cleaning solution. It works as disinfectant dilated at 90-85%. In a household setting it can also be used as laundry bleaching, sanitizers, and spa and residential pool treatment. On larger scale industrial use, Sodium hypochlorite can be used for water treatment, commercial laundry bleach, liquid detergent, textile bleaching, and the like.
This is the starting physical state of this chemical. It is usually desolved in water to make Clorox
Can be used just as the base chemical. This is very strong and should not be touched by bare skin.
Is most commonly used as household cleaner
When bleach is injected, it will irritate the mucus membranes of the mouth, nose, and throat. It may cause nausea, diarrhea, and vomiting.
It is an ionic compound.
Sodium Hypochlorite, an active ingredient of bleach was officially discovered in 1785 by an Italian-born French chemist named Claude Louis Berthollet