hypochlorous acidmedical dictionary


An oxyacid of chlorine containing monovalent chlorine that acts as an oxidizing or reducing agent.

It is derived from chlorine, not known in a pure state, but forming various salts, called hypochlorites.

Chemical name: Hypochlorous acid

(12 Dec 1998)

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