Why is bleaching powder not used in bleaching silk?

Asked by SHAMLI RAUT | 11th Jul, 2013, 11:55: PM

Expert Answer:

Bleaching Powder is CaOCl2, it bleaches by nascent Chlorine,which is a strong bleaching agent. It has a permanent bleaching action, thus it is not used on silk - a natural fibre.

Answered by  | 12th Jul, 2013, 12:32: AM

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