Sodium Hypochlorite Solution




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NA-OCL-05-SOL (5N) 99.999% Sodium Hypochlorite Solution Request


Compound Formula NaOCl
Molecular Weight 74.44
Appearance Light yellow liquid
Melting Point N/A °C
Boiling Point 111 °C
Density 1.206 g/mL
Exact Mass 73.953537
Monoisotopic Mass 73.953537

Health & Safety Info  |  MSDS / SDS

Signal Word N/A
Hazard Statements N/A
Hazard Codes N/A
Risk Codes N/A
Safety Statements N/A
Transport Information N/A
Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling (GHS) N/A


Sodium Hypochlorite Solution is generally immediately available in most volumes. High purity, submicron and nanopowder forms may be considered. American Elements produces to many standard grades when applicable, including Mil Spec (military grade); ACS, Reagent and Technical Grade; Food, Agricultural and Pharmaceutical Grade; Optical Grade, USP and EP/BP (European Pharmacopoeia/British Pharmacopoeia) and follows applicable ASTM testing standards. Typical and custom packaging is available. Additional technical, research and safety (MSDS) information is available as is a Reference Calculator for converting relevant units of measurement.


Sodium oxychloride; Hypochlorous acid, sodium salt; Sodium chlorate(I); sodium chloride oxide; sodium hydrochlorite

Chemical Identifiers

Formula NaClO
CAS 7681-52-9
Pubchem CID 23665760
MDL MFCD00011120
EC No. 231-668-3
IUPAC Name sodium; hypochlorite
Beilstein Registry No. N/A
SMILES [Na+].[O-]Cl
InchI Identifier InChI=1S/ClO.Na/c1-2;/q-1;+1

Packaging Specifications

Typical bulk packaging includes palletized plastic 5 gallon/25 kg. pails, fiber and steel drums to 1 ton super sacks in full container (FCL) or truck load (T/L) quantities. Research and sample quantities and hygroscopic, oxidizing or other air sensitive materials may be packaged under argon or vacuum. Shipping documentation includes a Certificate of Analysis and Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS). Solutions are packaged in polypropylene, plastic or glass jars up to palletized 440 gallon liquid totes.

Related Products

NaSee more Sodium products. Sodium (atomic symbol: Na, atomic number: 11) is a Block D, Group 5, Period 4 element with an atomic weight of 22.989769. The number of electrons in each of Sodium's shells is [2, 8, 1] and its electron configuration is [Ne] 3s1.The sodium atom has a radius of 185.8 pm and a Van der Waals radius of 227 pm. Sodium was discovered and first isolated by Sir Humphrey Davy in 1807. In its elemental form, sodium has a silvery-white metallic appearance. It is the sixth most abundant element, making up 2.6 % of the earth's crust. Sodium does not occur in nature as a free element and must be extracted from its compounds (e.g., feldspars, sodalite, and rock salt). The name Sodium is thought to come from the Arabic word suda, meaning "headache" (due to sodium carbonate's headache-alleviating properties), and its elemental symbol Na comes from natrium, its Latin name.


Recent Research & Development for Sodium

  • In vitro assessment of retention and microleakage in pit and fissure sealants following enamel pre-etching with sodium hypochlorite deproteinisation. Garrocho-Rangel A, Lozano-Vázquez C, Butrón-Tellez-Girón C, Escobar-García D, Ruíz-Rodriguez S, Pozos-Guillén A. Eur J Paediatr Dent. 9/30/2015
  • An Advanced Sodium-Ion Battery Composed of Carbon Coated Na3 V2 (PO4 )3 in a Porous graphene Network. Rui X, Sun W, Wu C, Yu Y, Yan Q. Adv Mater. 9/30/2015
  • Comparison of sodium dodecyl sulfate depletion techniques for proteome analysis by mass spectrometry. Kachuk C, Stephen K, Doucette A. J Chromatogr A. 9/29/2015
  • Case of ketoacidosis by a sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 inhibitor in a diabetic patient with a low-carbohydrate diet. Hayami T, Kato Y, Kamiya H, Kondo M, Naito E, Sugiura Y, Kojima C, Sato S, Yamada Y, Kasagi R, Ando T, Noda S, Nakai H, Takada E, Asano E, Motegi M, Watarai A, Kato K, Nakamura J. J Diabetes Investig. 9/28/2015
  • A Quasi-Solid-State Sodium-Ion Capacitor with High Energy Density. Wang F, Wang X, Chang Z, Wu X, Liu X, Fu L, Zhu Y, Wu Y, Huang W. Adv Mater. 9/23/2015
  • Tin Nanodots Encapsulated in Porous Nitrogen-Doped Carbon Nanofibers as a Free-Standing Anode for Advanced Sodium-Ion Batteries. Liu Y, Zhang N, Jiao L, Chen J. Adv Mater. 9/23/2015
  • Gradual Reduction in Sodium Content in Cooked Ham, with Corresponding Change in Sensorial Properties Measured by Sensory Evaluation and a Multimodal Machine Vision System. Greiff K, Mathiassen JR, Misimi E, Hersleth M, Aursand IG. PLoS One. 9/21/2015
  • Sodium MRI radiofrequency coils for body imaging. Bangerter NK, Kaggie JD, Taylor MD, Hadley JR. NMR Biomed. 9/14/2015
  • Synthetic and Structural Studies of Mixed Sodium Bis(trimethylsilyl)amide/Sodium Halide Aggregates in the Presence of ?2-N,N-, ?3-N,N,N/N,O,N-, and ?4-N,N,N,N-Donor Ligands. Ojeda-Amador AI, Martínez-Martínez AJ, Kennedy AR, O'Hara CT. Inorg Chem. 9/9/2015
  • Cyclic fatigue resistance of D-RaCe, ProTaper, and Mtwo nickel-titanium retreatment instruments after immersion in sodium hypochlorite. Topçuo?lu HS, Pala K, Akt? A, Düzgün S, Topçuo?lu G. Clin Oral Investig. 1/25/2015

Free Test Sample Program

We recognize many of our customers are purchasing small quantities directly online as trial samples in anticipation of placing a larger future order or multiple orders as a raw material for production. Since our primary business is the production of industrial quantities and/or highly consistent batches which can be used for commercial production and purchased repeatedly in smaller quantity, American Elements offers trial samples at no charge on the following basis. Within 6 months of purchasing materials directly online from us, you have the option to refer back to that order and advise that it is the intention of your company, institution or lab to either purchase a larger quantity, purchase the material in regular intervals or purchase more on some other basis.

We will then evaluate your future needs and assuming the quantity or number of future purchases qualify, we will fully credit your purchase price with the next order. Because of the many variables in the quantity and number of orders you may place, it is impossible to evaluate whether your future order(s) will qualify for this program prior to your placing your next order. Please know American Elements strongly desires to make this free sample program available to you and will make every effort to do so once your next order is placed.