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Bleaching Solution

Last updated: September 2, 2020

What Does Bleaching Solution Mean?

Bleaching solution is a water-based solution with a concentration of sodium hypochlorite and sodium hydroxide. It is used as a disinfectant to remove surface mildew, bacteria and other contaminants before applying protective coats or treatments.

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Corrosionpedia Explains Bleaching Solution

Bleaching solution is also known as household bleach. It is a solution that contains about 3–8% sodium hypochlorite and 0.01–0.05% sodium hydroxide; and uses oxidation to remove contaminants, whiten and disinfect.

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Synonyms

Household Bleach

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