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Decomposition of Calcium Hypochlorite Ca(ClO)₂??
« on: November 17, 2018, 12:37:24 PM »
What does Calcium Hypochlorite Ca(ClO)₂decomposes into when Heated?
Calcium Oxide or Calcium Chloride?

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Re: Decomposition of Calcium Hypochlorite Ca(ClO)₂??
« Reply #1 on: November 17, 2018, 01:45:44 PM »
It decompose to CaO, Cl2 and O2 at 180° C.

2 Ca(ClO)2 => 2 CaO + 2 Cl2 + O2

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