Please mention the role of Ozone as a bleaching agent.

Asked by Thomas Albin | 7th Nov, 2012, 09:13: PM

Expert Answer:

Due to the oxidizing action of ozone, it acts as a mild bleaching agent as well as a sterilizing agent. It acts as a bleaching agent for vegetable coloring matter.
     Vegetable colouring matter + O3 —> Oxidised coloured matter + O2
For example, ozone bleaches indigo, ivory, litmus, delicate fabrics etc.

Answered by  | 9th Nov, 2012, 09:11: AM

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