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Chlorine Dioxide Two Uses - Chemistry

Write two uses of ClO2.

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Solution 1

1) ClO2 is an excellent bleaching agent. It is 30 times stronger bleaching agent then the Cl2. It is used as a bleaching agerit for paper pulp in paper industry and in textile industry

2)ClO2 is also a powerful oxidising agent and chlorinating agent. It acts as a germicide for disinfecting water. It is used for purifying drinking water.

Solution 2

Uses of ClO2:

(i) It is used for purifying water.

(ii) It is used as a bleaching agent.

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NCERT Class 12 Chemistry Textbook
Chapter 7 The p-block Elements
Q 26 | Page 207
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