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Physical & Chemical properties

Endpoint summary

Administrative data

Description of key information

Additional information

Overview of physico-chemical properties of calcium hypochlorite

 

Property

Results

 

Remarks

Physical state at 20°C and 101.3 kPa

White crystalline solid substance with chlorine like odour

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Melting / freezing point

Decomposes at³100oC

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Boiling point:

-

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Relative density:

2.35 g/cm3

at 20 deg C

Vapour pressure:

Not applicable

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Surface tension:

-

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Water solubility:

214 g/L

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Partition coefficient n-octanol/water (log value):

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Inorganic substance

Flash point:

-

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Flammability:

Not Flammable

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Explosive properties:

Not Explosive

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Self-ignition temperature:

-

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Oxidising properties:

Oxidizing solid, Category 2

H272: May intensify fire; oxidizer

Viscosity

Not applicable

Solid substance