Russian Journal of Applied Chemistry

, Volume 78, Issue 4, pp 546–548 | Cite as

A Study of Mercury Dissolution in Aqueous Solutions of Sodium Hypochlorite

  • I. P. Sizeneva
  • V. A. Val’tsifer
  • V. N. Strel’nikov
Inorganic Synthesis and Industrial Inorganic Chemistry


Dissolution of mercury in aqueous solutions of sodium hypochlorite at pH 5.9–8.5, the corresponding reaction order, and the mechanism of this process were studied. The ratio of the rates of mercury oxidation and sodium hypochlorite decomposition was analyzed.


Oxidation Sodium Aqueous Solution Mercury Hypochlorite 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • I. P. Sizeneva
    • 1
  • V. A. Val’tsifer
    • 1
  • V. N. Strel’nikov
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Technical Chemistry, Ural DivisionRussian Academy of SciencesPermRussia

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