which is the real bleaching agent in bleaching powder?Is it chlorine,oxygen or calcium.
Asked by | 5th Aug, 2011, 12:00: AM
Bleaching Powder is made by the action of chlorine gas on calcium hydroxide, the reaction being essentially:
The real bleaching agent in bleaching powder is chlorine which is available for oxidation.
bleaching powder contains 15-25% of calcium hydroxide and about only 35 % of chlorine is available for oxidation.
Answered by | 5th Aug, 2011, 04:28: PM
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