Generic term for aqueous solutions of sodium hypochlorite, potassium hypochlorite or calcium hypochlorite, which are oxidizing agents and used for disinfecting surfaces and surface-sterilizing tissues, and for bleaching.
The name given to a family of chlorine- containing compounds, including calcium hypochlorite, sodium hypochlorite and lithium hypochlorite, that are used as disinfectants and sanitizers in pool and spa water.
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A chemical compound commonly found in two forms for use with pools, spas and hot tubs: calcium hypochlorite is a chlorine carrier in both granular and solid form normally containing 70% to 80% available chlorine by weight; sodium hypochlorite is a liquid chlorine carrier normally containing 5% to 16% available chlorine by weight.
A family of chlorine compounds such as Calcium Hypochlorite and Lithium Hypochlorite, both granular, and the liquid Sodium Hypochlorite. When these compounds contact water, they release Hypochlorous Acid, the active sanitizing agent.