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Calcium Hypochlorite(CHC)

In water treatment, CHC can be used to reduce viruses, algae, and other pathogens from contaminated water sources. Additionally, it can be used as a bleaching agent in papermaking and other industries. Its efficacy makes it one of the most popular choices for disinfection. If you're looking for a high-quality source of calcium hypochlorite(CHC) for water treatment chemicals, you can't go wrong with our products from China. We offer a variety of grades and quantities to suit your needs, and we guarantee satisfaction with every order. Contact us today to learn more about our calcium hypochlorite(CHC) for water treatment chemicals!

Product Description

Product : Calcium Hypochlorite

Synonyms: Bleaching powder

Appearance: Granular/Tablet

Effective chlorine %: ≥70.0

CAS No: 7778-54-3

HS Code: 28281000

Molecular Formular: Ca(ClO)2


ItemBleaching Powder
ColorWhite or Light grey
Effective chlorine %≥70.0
Yearly loss of chlorine≤8.0
Granularity(14-50 mesh)%≥90.0


Calcium Hypochlorite (CHC), also known as bleaching powder, chlorine powder, or chlorinated lime, is an inorganic compound used for a variety of purposes. As a water treatment and purification agent, it is highly effective at killing bacteria, viruses, algae, and other pathogens; it also has bleaching capabilities that make it useful in papermaking and other industries. CHC is available in granule and tablet forms for easy use and distribution, making it an effective and reliable choice.


Calcium Hypochlorite (CHC) has a wide range of uses, from disinfection to bleaching. It is an effective and widely used disinfectant for swimming pools, drinking water, cooling towers and sewage water, food, farming, hospitals, schools, stations, households, and more. As a bleaching agent, it can be used in wood pulp, silk, cloth, and fiber industries. CHC is available in granular or tablet form so it can be easily distributed to those who need it. Its efficacy makes it one of the most popular choices for disinfection needs.

Packing & Storage:

Calcium Hypochlorite (CHC) is typically sold in plastic drums with a polythene bag, net wt. 40kg/drum, 45kg/drum, or 50kg/drum, and should be labeled as an “Oxidant.” To ensure its effectiveness and safety, it should be stored in a dry, cool, and ventilated place; insolation should be avoided, and it should be kept away from fire and heat. Furthermore, it should not be mixed with organic substances, acids,s or reductants.

FAQs about Calcium Hypochlorite(CHC):

What is Calcium Hypochlorite (CHC)?
Calcium hypochlorite is a water treatment chemical composed of calcium, oxygen, and chlorine. It is used to purify water or as a disinfectant agent in swimming pools, hot tubs, and industrial settings. The active ingredient in this compound is hypochlorous acid, which has strong oxidizing properties and eliminates bacteria, viruses, protozoa, and algae from the water.

How does CHC work?
CHC works by breaking down into hypochlorous acid when it comes into contact with water. This molecule reacts with other chemicals present in the water and forms a powerful oxidant that kills harmful microorganisms such as bacteria, viruses, protozoans, and algae. As the CHC breaks down into its component parts, it also releases chlorine into the water, which helps to purify it further.

What are the benefits of using CHC for water treatments?
Using CHC for water treatments offers several benefits, including cost savings; effectiveness in sanitizing a large volume of water quickly; the minimal need for additional chemicals; and long-term stability in storage tanks or containers. Additionally, since calcium hypochlorite is a powerful oxidizer that can kill various types of microorganisms, it can be safely used to treat drinking water sources as well as non-potable sources like wastewater or irrigation systems.

What precautions should be taken when handling CHC?
When working with CHC, it should always be handled carefully as it reacts easily with other chemicals and can create highly corrosive compounds or irritate skin or eyes if not handled properly. It is recommended to wear protective clothing such as gloves and goggles when working with this chemical compound to minimize risks of irritation or injury from accidental exposure to its components. Additionally, any spills should be cleaned up immediately using a neutralizing agent such as baking soda before mopping up with plenty of fresh water after all material has been removed from the area.

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