Q4. What is the chemical formula for Sodium hypochlorite?
Answer: B. NaClO
Sodium hypochlorite is a chemical compound with the formula NaClO. It is composed of a sodium cation (Na+) and a hypochlorite anion (ClO−).
It may also be viewed as the sodium salt of hypochlorous acid.
When dissolved in water it is commonly known as bleach or liquid bleach. Sodium hypochlorite is frequently used as a disinfectant or a bleaching agent.
The mixture of sodium peroxide (Na2O2) and hydrochloric acid, which react to produce sodium hypochlorite, is also termed as oxone.