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LC1242 Calcium hypochlorite

for synthesis


Order number Packaging Quantity Price €
AC28242 Glass bottle 100 g 11.61
AC28242 Glass bottle 500 GR 21.15


Product information
Synonyms Bleaching powder
Hill Formula CaCl2O2
Chemical formula Ca(OCl)2
HS Code 2828 10 00
EC number 231-908-7
Molar mass 142.98 g/mol
EC index number 017-012-00-7
CAS number 7778-54-3


Chemical and physical data
Solubility 200 g/l (20 °C) (decomposition)
Melting point 100 °C
Molar mass 142.98 g/mol
Density 2.35 g/cm3 (20 °C)


Safety information
R Phrase R 8-22-31-34-50
Contact with combustible material may cause fire.Harmful if swallowed.Contact with acids liberates toxic gas.Causes burns.Very toxic to aquatic organisms.
S Phrase S 26-36/37/39-45-61
In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.Wear suitable protective clothing, gloves and eye/face protection.In case of accident or if you feel unwell, seek medical advice immediately (show the label where possible).Avoid release to the environment. Refer to special instructions/ Safety data sheets.
Categories of danger oxidizing, harmful, corrosive, dangerous for the environment
Hazard Symbol Oxidising
Dangerous for the environment
RTECS NH3485000
Storage class 5.1A Oxidising Agents
WGK WGK 2 water endangering
Disposal 22
Inorganic peroxides and oxidants as well as bromine and iodine should be rendered harmless by reduction with acidic sodium thiosulfate solution (Cat. No. 106513); container D or E. Slightly soluble oxidants should be collected separately in container E or I.


Transport information
Declaration (transport by sea) IMDG-Code UN 1748 CALCIUM HYPOCHLORITE, DRY, 5.1, II, Segregation Group: 8 (Hypochlorites)
Declaration (transport by air) IATA-DGR UN 1748 CALCIUM HYPOCHLORITE, DRY, 5.1, II


Toxicological data
LD 50 oral LD50 rat 850 mg/kg
LD 50 dermal LD50 rabbit > 2000 mg/kg


Assay (iodometric) ∼70%
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