What is Chlorine Bleach? What is Liquid Bleach?
Chlorine bleach is “just chlorine” that you can use to shock your pool – above ground pools or inground pools and remove germs. Liquid bleach is safe and mild chlorine bleach that you can use for all-surface and all-purpose cleaning.
Chemically, chlorine bleach is a solution of sodium hypochlorite and water. The normal bleach is about 6% sodium hypochlorite or 5.25% regular strength.
Types of Bleach
There are different kinds of bleach out there:
- Oxygen bleach that contains peroxide-releasing compound like sodium percarbonate or sodium perborate or hydrogen peroxide
- Bleaching powder which is calcium hypochlorite
- Chlorine bleach which contains sodium hypochlorite
Other bleaching materials include sodium per silicate, sodium pyrophosphate, sodium persulfate, their ammonium, lithium and potassium analogs. Also bromate, chlorine dioxide, organic peroxides, and carbamide peroxide.