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Sodium Hypochlorite (Bleach)



In January of 2011, Hawkins acquired Vertex Chemical, a leading Midwest and Midsouth producer of sodium hypochlorite bleach.  Vertex facilities are located in eastern Iowa; near St Louis, Missouri; and in Memphis, Tennessee.


Sodium Hypochlorite (Bleach)

Sodium hypochlorite is a highly cost effective, functional and user friendly source of disinfection, sanitation or oxidation. It is a universally applied basic chemical for numerous applications: municipal water/waste water, food processing, sanitation, household and institutional cleaners, germicides, mold removers, laundry, chemical processing and industrial water / wastewater treatment.

We have the flexibility to develop and produce products based on each customer’s unique needs.  Multiple concentrations and packaging options are available.


Sodium Hypochlorite (NaOCl) a clear, yellow liquid, a sodium salt of hypochlorous acid and commonly known as bleach, is widely used as a disinfectant, sanitizer and as a bleaching agent.