bleaching agent


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Noun1.bleaching agent - an agent that makes things white or colorlessbleaching 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
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The load contained the chemical sodium hydrochlorite which is used as a disinfectant or bleaching agent.
The fish are treated with preservatives like meta bisulphate [a bleaching agent whose overuse can cause stomach problems] to increase their shelf life.
Apply the solution with a paintbrush, but be aware that it is such a bleaching agent that it will bleach areas you may not want bleached.
These creams contain a high percentage of the bleaching agent hydroquinone which can be harmful if you are allergic to certain medicines, foods and certain other substances or if you are planning to get pregnant.
Bleaching liquid whey and the type of bleaching agent used can affect the flavor of whey protein concentrate.
The hydrogen peroxide essentially acts as a bleaching agent, turning the hair growing from the follicles either gray or white.
Prof Hutchings' initial research - also EU funded - analysed the production of hydrogen peroxide, a natural bleaching agent widely used in the textile and paper industry and in cosmetic and pharmaceutical applications.
Sodium hypochlorite (NaClO) is the active constituent in chlorine bleach, a powerful oxidizer and bleaching agent.
He added: "We have discovered a new way of activating the bleaching agent and that's deeply disturbing.
Toncil, which is used as a bleaching agent in industries, is frequently used by profiteers to make the PDS kerosene colourless.
Yuzhong's owner, surnamed "Chen", was cited as saying that his company was able to sell bleaching agent at 9,000 yuan ($1,319) per ton versus the market price of 11,000 yuan, said Legal Weekend.
During the work, the temperatures of the pipes dropped faster than set criteria because of inappropriate management of the temperature, but the data were erased from records using a bleaching agent, according to Hitachi, its group company and other sources.