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Substance Name: Sodium hypochlorite [USP:JAN]
RN: 7681-52-9
UNII: DY38VHM5OD
InChIKey: SUKJFIGYRHOWBL-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Note

  • It is used as an oxidizing and bleaching agent and as a disinfectant. (From Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed)

Molecular Formulas

  • Cl-H-O.Na
  • Cl-O.Na
  • Na-Cl-O

Molecular Weight

  • 74.442
 

Classification Codes

Classification Codes

  • Anti-Infective Agents
  • Disinfectant
  • Disinfectants
  • Human Data
  • Mutation Data
  • Noxae
  • Oxidants
  • Skin / Eye Irritant
  • Tumor Data

Superlist Classification Codes

  • Overall Carcinogenic Evaluation: Group 3
  • Reportable Quantity (RQ) = 100 lb

Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Modified dakin's solution
  • Sodium hypochlorite
  • Sodium hypochlorite [USP:JAN]

MeSH Heading

  • Sodium hypochlorite

Synonyms

  • AD Gel
  • Antiformin
  • B-K liquid
  • Carrel-dakin solution
  • Caswell No. 776
  • CCRIS 708
  • Chloros
  • Chlorox
  • Cloralex
  • Cloropool
  • Clorox
  • Clorox liquid bleach
  • Dakin's solution
  • Dakins half
  • Dakins quarter
  • Dakins solution
  • Dental antiformin
  • Deosan
  • Deosan Green Label Steriliser
  • Di-Dak-Sol
  • Dispatch
  • EC 231-668-3
  • EINECS 231-668-3
  • EPA Pesticide Chemical Code 014703
  • Hospital Milton
  • Household bleach
  • HSDB 748
  • Hyclorite
  • Hypochlorite sodium
  • Hyposan and Voxsan
  • Hypure
  • Hypure N
  • Javel water
  • Javelle water
  • Javex
  • Klorocin
  • Milton
  • Milton Crystals
  • Modified dakin's solution
  • Neo-cleaner
  • Neoseptal CL
  • Parozone
  • Purin B
  • Sodium hypochlorite
  • Sodium hypochlorite (NaClO)
  • Sodium hypochlorite (NaOCl)
  • Sodium hypochlorite [solution, diluted]
  • Sodium oxychloride
  • Solutions, Dakin's
  • Sunnysol 150
  • Surchlor
  • UN 1791
  • UNII-DY38VHM5OD
  • XY 12
  • Youxiaolin

Systematic Names

  • Hypochlorous acid, sodium salt
  • Hypochlorous acid, sodium salt (1:1)
  • Sodium hypochlorite

Superlist Names

  • Chlorinated water (sodium hypochlorite)
  • Hypochlorous acid, sodium salt
  • Sodium hypochlorite
  • Sodium hypochlorite solution
  • Sodium hypochlorite solution (15% or less)
  • Sodium hypochlorite [Hypochloride salts]

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 7681-52-9

FDA UNII

  • DY38VHM5OD

Other Registry Numbers

  • 102324-78-7
  • 227453-69-2
  • 56172-57-7
  • 8007-59-8

System Generated Number

  • 0007681529

Molecular Formulas

Molecular Formulas

  • Cl-H-O.Na
  • Cl-O.Na
  • Na-Cl-O

Molecular Formula Fragments

  • Cl-H-O
  • Cl-O
  • COMPONENT
  • Na

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/ClO.Na/c1-2;/q-1;+1

InChIKey

SUKJFIGYRHOWBL-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Smiles

Cl[O-].[Na+]

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
man TDLo intravenous 45mg/kg (45mg/kg) LUNGS, THORAX, OR RESPIRATION: OTHER CHANGES

GASTROINTESTINAL: NAUSEA OR VOMITING
Annals of Emergency Medicine. Vol. 21, Pg. 1394, 1992.
mouse LD50 oral 5800mg/kg (5800mg/kg) BEHAVIORAL: CHANGES IN MOTOR ACTIVITY (SPECIFIC ASSAY)

GASTROINTESTINAL: OTHER CHANGES
Shokuhin Eiseigaku Zasshi. Food Hygiene Journal. Vol. 27, Pg. 553, 1986.
women TDLo oral 1gm/kg (1000mg/kg) BEHAVIORAL: SOMNOLENCE (GENERAL DEPRESSED ACTIVITY)

VASCULAR: BP LOWERING NOT CHARACTERIZED IN AUTONOMIC SECTION

SKIN AND APPENDAGES (SKIN): CORROSIVE: AFTER TOPICAL EXPOSURE
Human Toxicology. Vol. 7, Pg. 37, 1988.