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.

Asked by  | 16th Sep, 2012, 08:54: PM

Expert Answer:

It is calcium hypochlorite.

Answered by  | 17th Sep, 2012, 02:03: AM

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