A calcium compound which is a yellowish white powder is used as a disinfectant and also in textile industry


#1

A calcium compound which is a yellowish white powder is used as a disinfectant and also in textile industry.
(i) Name the compound.
(ii) Which gas is released, when this compound is left exposed to air?


#2

(i) Bleaching powder or calcium oxychloride (CaOCl2).
(ii) When exposed to air with CO2 present in air, it releases Cl2 gas according to the following reaction