blanching agent


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Noun1.blanching agent - an agent that makes things white or colorlessblanching agent - an agent that makes things white or colorless
benzoyl peroxide - a white crystalline peroxide used in bleaching (flour or oils or fats) and as a catalyst for free radical reactions
agent - a substance that exerts some force or effect
bleaching powder, chloride of lime, chlorinated lime - a white powder comprised of calcium hydroxide and chloride and hypochlorite and used to bleach and/or disinfect
bleach liquor - a solution containing bleaching agents that is used to bleach textiles or paper pulp
calcium hypochlorite - any hypochlorite of calcium; used as a bleaching agent
chlorine dioxide - an explosive gas (ClO2) used chiefly in bleaching paper or starch or soap or flour and in water purification
chlorine water - an aqueous solution of chlorine used as a bleaching agent
Clorox - a commercial bleaching agent
liquid bleach - a solution containing bleaching agents; used for laundry
sodium hypochlorite - an unstable salt (NaOCl) used as a bleaching agent and disinfectant