It is yellowish solution with smell like chlorine.
PH value: 12 ~ 14
Boiling point (℃): 102.2
Solubility: soluble in water
Relative density (water = 1): 1.10
It is noncombustible, corrosive, can burn human body, and has sensitization. It will generate toxic and corrosive flue gas in case of decomposition due to high heat.
It is used for water purification, disinfectant, pulp bleaching, chloramine production in pharmaceutical industry, etc.