Chemical compound, strongly oxidizing. Obtained by the reaction of soda with chlorine, which is produced by sodium chloride electrolysis. Due to its oxidizing characteristic it attacks many colorants. It also has disinfecting properties.
Its applications are from agriculture, chemical industries, painting industries and lime, food industries, glass industries, paper industries, and pharmaceutical industries. Also in bleaching textiles, waste water treatment and in the production of cleaning and disinfecting agents.