Write the chemical name and formula of bleaching powder. How is it prepared

The chemical name of bleaching powder is calcium oxychloride and its chemical formula is CaOCl2. It is prepared by passing chlorine gas through dry slaked lime. Following is the chemical equation for the reaction

 Ca(OH)2 + Cl2 → CaOCl2 + H2O

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.chemical name of bleaching powder is calciun oxychloride CaOCl

it is made by Ca(OH)2   +   Cl2  ---->CaOCl2   +H2O

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it is produced by action of chlorine on dry slaked lime

  1. ca(oh)+cl --->caocl+h2o
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chemical name - : Calcium dihypochlorite

formula -: Ca(ClO)2

how it is prepared -: Bleaching powder is manufacture by the action of chlorine on dry slaked lime [Ca(OH)2].

Ca(OH)2 +Cl2 =CaOCl2 + H2O.

(SLAKED LIME) +(Chlorine gas) = (Bleaching powder) +(water)

USES;-(1) For blaching cotton,Linen in textile industry.(2) For bleaching washed clothes in industry.

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