Sodium Hypochlorite

Packaging Options

up to 28 tonnes

Sodium Hypochlorite is an alkaline, green-yellow liquid. It has a distinct, irritating odour and is soluble in water at all concentrations.

Product Information

Sodium Hypochlorite is mainly used for disinfection across a wide variety of industries – examples below:

  • Agriculture – disinfection
  • Cleaning – bleaching/ disinfection
  • Food & Beverage – sterilising & cleaning
  • Leisure – chlorination/ sanitation of swimming pools
  • Metal Treatment – effluent treatment, cyanide neutralisation
  • Pharmaceutical – sterilisation & disinfectant
  • Power – cooling tower treatment, control of algae & mussel growth on intake system
  • Paper – pulp bleaching, water treatment
  • Water Treatment – chlorination and disinfection
Strengths & Grades
  • Stored at 15% available chlorine
  • Dilutions available from 15% down to 1%
  • Available as Thycal (DWI approved), ULB and standard grades
  • Product available to meet BS EN 901:2013– Treatment of Water for Human Consumption
Storage & Supply

ICL manufacture Sodium Hypochlorite using membrane cell technology at our site in West Thurrock, Essex
ICL have long-term agreements in place with UK and European producers
We have significant storage at our production site in West Thurrock, with additional storage at other UK sites.

Technical Information
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  • Synonyms
    Bleach, Thycal
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