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Encyclopedia > Dichlor
Dichloroisocyanuric acid
Dichlor Dichlor
Systematic name 1,3-dichloro-1,3,5-triazinane-2,4,6-trione
Chemical formula C3HCl2N3O3
Molecular mass 197.964 g/mol
Density 2.19 ± 0.1 g/cm³
Melting point 225 °C
CAS number 2782-57-2
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Dichloroisocyanuric acid, also known as dichlor, dichloro-s-triazinetrione, and troclosene, is a chemical compound. It is an oxidizer, bacteriocide, algicide, and cleaning agent that reacts with water to form hypochlorous acid, which is related to bleach. IUPAC nomenclature is a system of naming chemical compounds and of describing the science of chemistry in general. ... A chemical formula (also called molecular formula) is a concise way of expressing information about the atoms that constitute a particular chemical compound. ... The molecular mass (abbreviated MM) of a substance, formerly also called molecular weight and abbreviated as MW, is the mass of one molecule of that substance, relative to the unified atomic mass unit u (equal to 1/12 the mass of one atom of carbon-12). ... Density, or volumic mass (ISO 31), is a measure of mass per volume. ... The melting point of a crystalline solid is the temperature at which it changes state from solid to liquid. ... CAS registry numbers are unique numerical identifiers for chemical compounds, polymers, biological sequences, mixtures and alloys. ... The simplified molecular input line entry specification or SMILES is a specification for unambiguously describing the structure of chemical molecules using short ASCII strings. ... A chemical compound is a chemical substance consisting of two or more different chemically bonded chemical elements, with a fixed ratio determining the composition. ... Hypochlorous acid is a weak, unstable acid with chemical formula HOCl. ...

Dichlor is commonly converted to sodium dichloroisocyanate, which is also known as sodium dichloro-s-triazinetrione. This sodium salt is the active ingredient in the powderized cleanser Comet and is also used as a pool disinfectant. Comet is a powdered cleansing product sold in North America and distributed in the USA by Prestige Brands. ...

See also

  • Trichloroisocyanuric acid (trichlor)



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