Sodium hypochlorite (NaOCl) is a chemical compound, which is widely used for the process of water purification. This is used on a large scale for the processes of bleaching, surface purification, water disinfection and odor removal. This is a clear and somewhat yellowish solution of a specific odor. Sodium hypochlorite is widely known as a disinfecting agent. This broad-spectrum disinfectant is suited for the disinfection of bacteria, fungi, viruses, and mycobacterium. It has moderate effectiveness against bacterial spores or prions.