1.0 Product : Bleaching Powder (Tropical) I.C. # 11064
1.01 Chem. Formula : Ca(OCl)2 Calcium Hypochlorite
1.02 Molecular Weight : 142 . 986
1.03 Grade : Commercial
2.01 Average Chemical Analysis
Purity : 30 % + 1 as Available Chlorine
Physical Appearance : White fine Powder
Decomposition : Decomposes at 100 0C in water, Acids.
Moisture : 0.30 % Max.
Particle Size : 98 % through 4900 mesh / cm2 (DIN)
Shelf Life : One year in airtight drums; 15 days in airtight bags.
3.0 General Product Information
3.01 Stable below 0.3 % moisture contents.
3.02 Produce chlorine odor or HOCl in case of high moisture contents and start decomposing.
3.03 Decomposes by absorption of CO2 from air.
3.04 Decomposition by oxygen separation with low water contents & accelerated
in the presence of heavy metals Fe+3, Ni and Co etc.
4.0 Production Handling and Safety Instruction
4.01 It is supplied in 50 kg. G.I. drums and 25 kg. Polypropylene bags having polyethylene liner in drums and bags.
4.02 Airtight packing protects decomposition of bleaching due to carbon dioxide from air decomposition.
4.03 Must be stored separately in well-ventilated and covered area.
4.04 Avoid contact with other chemicals especially from all acids.