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Bleaching powder also known as chlorine powder or chlorinated lime. It contain Calcium Hypochlorite as the active ingredient to remove colour from materials. It comes in white solid and has a strong smell of chlorine. Bleaching Powder is widely used in textile industry for bleaching cotton and linen and for bleaching wood pulp in paper industry.
It is a strong oxidizing agent and should not be stored wet and hot, or near any acid, organic materials, or metals.
|Synonym||Chloride of lime, chlorine powder, chlorinated lime|
|Appearance||White crystalline powder. Strong odor, chlorine-like, slightly soluble in water|
|Prevention||Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. No smoking. Take any precaution to avoid mixing with combustibles/organic material. Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. Keep/Store away from clothing/organic material/combustible materials. Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product. Avoid release to the environment.|
|Storage||Store locked up.|
|Personal Protective Equipment||Breathing apparatus. Chemical splash suit. Chemical goggles. Safety glasses with side shields. Protective gloves. Safety gumboots.|