a calcium compound which is a yellow white powder is used as a disinfectant and also in textile industry.Name the compound.Which gas is released when this compound is left exposed to air?

The compound is calcium oxychloride, which is commonly known as bleaching powder. Its chemical formula is CaOCl2. When calcium oxychloride is left open in air, chlorine gas is released. 

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compound name is bleach (CaOCl2) . when it is left exposed to air clorine gas is released

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