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Sodium hypochlorite is used as a disinfectant and a bleaching agent. It is used as a destainer involved in removing of mold stains, dental stains arises by fluorosis. It finds application in laundry detergents. Its aqueous solution is used as household bleach for sanitizing smooth surfaces. In a water treatment plant, it is utilized for treating dilute cyanide waste water like electroplating wastes. It is an oxidizing agent used with phase transfer catalyst to convert alcohols into corresponding carbonyl compounds. It is an important reactant in Hofmann rearrangement to prepare primary amine from primary amide.
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Gonzalez, S.; Cohen, C. L.; Galván, M.; Alonaizan, F. A.; Rich, S. K.; Slots, J. Gingival bleeding on probing: relationship to change in periodontal pocket depth and effect of sodium hypochlorite oral rinse. J. Periodont. Res. 2015, 50 (3), 397-402.
Hazard Statements: H290-H314-H335
May be corrosive to metals. Causes severe skin burns and eye damage. May cause respiratory irritation.
Precautionary Statements: P234-P260-P264b-P271-P280-P301+P330+P331-P303+P361+P353-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P310-P363-P390-P501c
Keep only in original container. Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. Wash contaminated clothing before reuse. Absorb spillage to prevent material damage. Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant