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Sun September 16, 2012 By:
 

A yellow white powder which smells of chlorine readily loses chlorine on exposure to air. It is also used for bleaching cotton and for disinfecting water. (a) Identify the compound. (b) Write balanced chemical equation representing the reaction involved in it's manufacture.

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Mon September 17, 2012
It is calcium hypochlorite.
 
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