- hypochlorous acid,
Origin of hypochlorous
Examples from the Web for hypochlorous
The chlorine present as hypochlorous acid increased slightly but the quantity never exceeded very small proportions.
Hypochlorous acid first reddens, and then bleaches, litmus-paper.Poisons: Their Effects and Detection|Alexander Wynter Blyth
The hypochlorous acid in the presence of oxidisable matter gives off its oxygen; hydrochloric acid being left.
One of the most important derivatives of hypochlorous acid is bleaching powder.
The loss can be explained by the decomposition of hypochlorous acid, in the presence of light, into hydrochloric acid and oxygen.