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Solution - Chlorine Dioxide Two Uses - CBSE (Science) Class 12 - Chemistry

Question

Write two uses of ClO2.

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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APPEARS IN

 NCERT Chemistry Textbook for Class 12 Part 1 (with solutions)
Chapter 7: The p-block Elements
Q: 26 | Page no. 207

Reference Material

Solution for question: Chlorine Dioxide Two Uses concept: null - Concept of Group 17 Elements. For the courses CBSE (Science), CBSE (Arts), PUC Karnataka Science, CBSE (Commerce)
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