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What is the chemical formula of hypochlorite acid?

'hypochlorite acid' is a non-official and wrong name for 'hydrogen hypochlorite' Its chemical formula is HClO, a weak acid, also called hypochlorous acid. All names: IUPAC: Hypochlorous acid, chloric(I) acid, chloranol, hydroxidochlorine Other: Hydrogen hypochlorite, Chlorine hydroxide Trivial, commercial: Bleaching… Full Answer

Does Hypochlorous acid kill bed bugs?

No. Hypochlorous acid is natural oxidant to fight invading pathogens inside the body. It is a weak unstable acid that breaks down quickly so it can not be reproduced and used outside the body. It will kill various bacteria but… Full Answer