What is Sodium Hypochlorite?

Sodium Hypochlorite is an industrial chemical made up of the elements sodium, oxygen, and chlorine. Sodium Hypochlorite is also known by the trading name of Bleach and its chemical formula is NaClO. It is a yellow transparent chemical.

This chemical has many industrial uses but largely it is used as a household bleaching agent and in the wastewater treatment industries.

Sodium Hypochlorite liquid.

Sodium Hypochlorite Uses

Sodium Hypochlorite is an extremely useful chemical. It is a water chemical most popularly used in the wastewater treatment industry. Its other uses include:

  • Sodium Hypochlorite is commonly used as a household bleaching agent.
  • Because of its destaining properties, it is very effective in cleaning. It can effectively remove mold stains, dental stains, crockery stains, and laundry stains.
  • Its antimicrobial properties make it a good disinfectant.
  • Its solution is used for surface sanitization.
  • It is used in household cleaning products like toilet cleaners.
  • It also possesses deodorizing properties.
  • Its solutions are quite widely used to treat wastewater. It is specially effective for treating dilute cyanide wastewater.
  • It is also used for medical purposes. It is used in the endodontic therapy
  • It is used to treat skin condition like eczema too.

Is Sodium Hypochlorite Safe?

Sodium Hypochlorite is considered unsafe because the chemical is toxic. Exposure to this chemical can have acute or chronic health effects. According to the MSDS of Sodium Hypochlorite, it can cause irritation to the eyes, skin, respiratory tract, and digestive tract. It can cause redness, pain, burns, and blisters. Ingestion may cause abdominal pain, vomiting, or unconsciousness. Moreover, prolonged contact with skin may cause dermatitis. Proper storage and disposal of Sodium Hypochlorite needs to be taken into consideration in order to avoid any unwanted effects.

How is Sodium Hypochlorite Made

Sodium Hypochlorite

Industrially, Sodium Hypochlorite is prepared from:

  • Chlorination of soda
  • From calcium hypochlorite
  • Electrolysis of brine
  • From hypochlorous acid and soda reaction
  • From ozone and salt reaction

Where to Buy Sodium Hypochlorite in Bulk?

You may be able to find small quantities of Sodium Hypochlorite in your area. However, in order to buy large quantities of Sodium Hypochlorite, it is preferable to import directly from the manufacturers. They can issue certifications and provide cost savings which is better than buying the chemical in small quantities locally or from a distributor.

If you require bulk quantities of this chemical, you can buy Sodium Hypochlorite on our website or contact us for further details.

Sodium Hypochlorite in bulk

Which Countries Manufacture Sodium Hypochlorite in Bulk?

The consumption of Sodium Hypochlorite has increased dramatically across the world, especially in the developing countries. Therefore, its huge demand has led to a surge in companies that produce it. The main producers of Sodium Hypochlorite are:

  • China
  • Japan
  • United States
  • Belgium
  • Netherlands

How is Sodium Hypochlorite Exported?

Sodium Hypochlorite is shipped in:

  • 30kg drum
  • 1200kg IBC tank
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What is the Latest Sodium Hypochlorite Price?

As Sodium Hypochlorite is a commodity product, the price usually changes depending on the price of raw materials, logistics and other related industrial inputs such as labor and taxes. In order to get the latest price of Sodium Hypochlorite, please contact us and we will provide a quotation right up to your country.

Where to Buy Sodium Hypochlorite?

Here at Camachem we have Sodium Hypochlorite for sale. We export worldwide, so you can contact us for a FREE quotation via email address [email protected] or send a message on WhatsApp for a fast response at +86-131-2037-9271.