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211389 Sigma-Aldrich

Calcium hypochlorite

technical grade

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Properties

Related Categories Calcium Salts, Chemical Synthesis, Essential Chemicals, Hypochlorites, Oxidizing Agents,
grade   technical grade
InChI Key   ZKQDCIXGCQPQNV-UHFFFAOYSA-N
composition   available chlorine, 65%
mp   100 °C(lit.)
density   2.35 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)

Description

Packaging

1 kg in poly bottle

250 g in poly bottle

5 g in glass bottle

Application

Calcium hypochlorite may be used as an oxidant for the following conversions:
• aldehydes to the corresponding acids
• primary aliphatic alcohols to methyl esters
• aliphatic primary alcohols to the corresponding carboxylic acids

Calcium hypochlorite may be used in the following conversions:
• aldehydes to the corresponding acids
• primary aliphatic alcohols to methyl esters
• primary benzyl alcohols to methyl benzoates
• propargylic alcohols to the corresponding aldehydes and ketones

General description

Calcium hypochlorite has oxidizing properties. It participates as an oxidant in the preparation of diamine-benzoquinone polymers.

Calcium hypochlorite is generally used for water disinfection and as a bleaching agent.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
Supplemental Hazard Statements 
Contact with acids liberates toxic gas.
RIDADR 
UN 1748PSN1 5.1 / PGII
WGK Germany 
2
RTECS 
NH3485000

Documents

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

References

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