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Bleaching Powder is the commercial name of Calcium Chlorohypochloride. It is considered a mixed salt of hydrochloric acid and hypochlorous acid. Its chemical formula is CaOCl2.H2O. It is manufactured by the action of Chlorine (Cl) on dry slaked lime or Calcium hydroxide [Ca(OH)2]. It is widely used as a Cleaning Agent, for Sterilization and other purposes.