Chlorine bleach is a solution of sodium hypochlorite and water. Chlorine gas is produced when sulfuric acid is mixed with chlorine bleach. This reaction is a function of the change in pH of the solution from alkaline to acidic combined with the strong oxidant properties of hypochlorous acid.
Chlorine itself is a gas at room temperature. Ordinary table salt (sodium chloride, NaCl) is half chlorine, and a simple electrochemical reaction with salt water produces chlorine gas easily. That same reaction produces sodium hydroxide (NaOH), and by mixing chlorine gas with sodium hydroxide you ...
How can a reaction between sodium hydroxide and bleach …
You can start by specifying what kind of bleach you are thinking about. Only people who have never heard of chemistry think 'bleach' is a substance. 'Bleach' is an action by chemicals, and some forms of energy.
Sodium Hypochlorite (Bleach) Safety Information It whitens your whites, cleans your floors and acts as a great sanitizer. But bleach, (also known as its chemical name, sodium hypochlorite) can be Read More
Is sodium hydroxide in bleach normal/ok to use in pool?
Aug 19, 2017· Hi guys. Found some bleach at ALDI supermarket - extremely cheap but only 4% strength sodium hypochlorite. that's ok... But It also says in the active ingredients it has sodium hydroxide 9%.