Barium hypochlorite

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Barium hypochlorite
Barium hypochlorite.svg
Identifiers
13477-10-6
ChemSpider 55536 YesY
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PubChem 61628
Properties
Ba(ClO)2
Molar mass 240.232 g/mol
Appearance white to colorless crystals
Melting point 235 °C (455 °F; 508 K)
reacts
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
Infobox references

Barium hypochlorite is a chemical compound with the formula Ba(ClO)2.

Applications[edit]

It is used as a bleaching agent of textiles, paper and pulp; in the decontamination of explosives; as an antiseptic; as an ingredient to make chloropicrin.

References[edit]

  • Chemical Encyclopedia / Editorial Board.: Knunyants IL and others. - M .: Soviet Encyclopedia, 1988. - T. 1. - 623 p.
  • Handbook of chemical / Editorial Board.: Nikolsky BP and others. - 3rd ed., Rev. - L. : Chemistry, 1971. - T. 2. - 1168 s