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Substance Name: Calcium hypochlorite
RN: 7778-54-3
UNII: 11DXB629VZ
InChIKey: ZKQDCIXGCQPQNV-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Molecular Formulas

  • C12-O2.Ca
  • Ca.2Cl-H-O

Molecular Weight

  • 142.982
 

Classification Codes

Classification Codes

  • Agricultural Chemical
  • Fungicide, Bactericide, Wood Preservative
  • Germicide, Bactericide, Disinfectant
  • Mutation Data
  • Tumor Data

Superlist Classification Codes

  • Overall Carcinogenic Evaluation: Group 3
  • Reportable Quantity (RQ) = 10 lb
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Calcium hypochlorite
  • Chlorinated lime

Synonyms

  • B-K powder
  • Bleaching powder
  • Bleaching powder(DOT) (VAN)
  • Calcium chlorohydrochlorite
  • Calcium chlorohypochloride
  • Calcium hypochloride
  • Calcium hypochlorite
  • Calcium hypochlorite mixture, dry (DOT)
  • Calcium oxychloride
  • Caporit
  • Caswell No. 145
  • CCH
  • CCRIS 9132
  • Chemichlon G
  • Chemichlor G
  • Chloride of lime
  • Chloride of lime(DOT)
  • Chlorinated lime
  • Chlorinated lime(DOT) (VAN)
  • Chlorine of lime
  • Chlorolime chemical
  • EC 231-908-7
  • EINECS 231-908-7
  • EPA Pesticide Chemical Code 014701
  • Hipoclorito calcico
  • Hipoclorito calcico [Spanish]
  • HSDB 914
  • HTH
  • HTH (bleaching agent)
  • HY-Chlor
  • Hypochlorite de calcium
  • Hypochlorite de calcium [French]
  • Hypochlorous acid, calcium salt
  • Lime chloride
  • LO-Bax
  • Losantin
  • NSC 21546
  • Pittchlor
  • Pittcide
  • Pittclor
  • Sentry
  • Solvox KS
  • T-Eusol
  • UN 1748
  • UNII-11DXB629VZ

Systematic Names

  • Calcium hypochlorite
  • Hypochlorous acid, calcium salt
  • Hypochlorous acid, calcium salt (2:1)

Superlist Names

  • Calcium hypochlorite
  • Calcium hypochlorite solutions
  • Calcium hypochlorite solutions (15% or less)
  • Calcium hypochlorite solutions (more than 15%)
  • Calcium hypochlorite [Hypochloride salts]
  • Calcium hypochlorite, dry or calcium hypochlorite mixtures, dry with >39% available chlorine (8.8% available oxygen)
  • Calcium hypochlorite, dry or calcium hypochlorite mixtures, dry with >39% available chlorine (8.8% available oxygen) [UN1748] [Oxidizer]
  • Hypochlorous acid, calcium salt
  • UN1748

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 7778-54-3

FDA UNII

  • 11DXB629VZ

Other Registry Numbers

  • 104381-95-5
  • 1296807-06-1
  • 129904-51-4
  • 1332-17-8
  • 56172-56-6
  • 8031-48-9

System Generated Number

  • 0007778543

Molecular Formulas

Molecular Formulas

  • C12-O2.Ca
  • Ca.2Cl-H-O

Molecular Formula Fragments

  • C12-O2
  • Ca
  • Cl-H-O
  • COMPONENT

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/Ca.2ClO/c;2*1-2/q+2;2*-1

InChIKey

ZKQDCIXGCQPQNV-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Smiles

Cl[O-].Cl[O-].[Ca+2]

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
man TDLo oral 143mg/kg (143mg/kg) LUNGS, THORAX, OR RESPIRATION: ACUTE PULMONARY EDEMA

LUNGS, THORAX, OR RESPIRATION: DYSPNEA

GASTROINTESTINAL: NAUSEA OR VOMITING
Japanese Journal of Toxicology. Vol. 11, Pg. 137, 1998.
rabbit LDLo skin 2gm/kg (2000mg/kg) GASTROINTESTINAL: OTHER CHANGES

BEHAVIORAL: SOMNOLENCE (GENERAL DEPRESSED ACTIVITY)

BEHAVIORAL: FOOD INTAKE (ANIMAL)
National Technical Information Service. Vol. OTS0570606,
rat LD50 oral 850mg/kg (850mg/kg)   Pesticide & Toxic Chemical News. Vol. 9, Pg. 21, 1980.