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Determining the Quantity of Sodium Hypochlorite in Disinfectants

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Sodium hypochlorite has become one of the most popular disinfectants due to its broad-spectrum antimicrobial activity, affordability and its ability to tackle COVID-19. Consequently, in response to the pandemic, the demand for sodium hypochlorite to disinfect households and workplaces has increased. Manufacturers must ensure that for both domestic and industrial-strength chemical products the amount of sodium hypochlorite remains within acceptable limits, to reduce exposure to humans. Having a robust method for the determination of hypochlorite is therefore vital.

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