What is hypochlorite?

Hypochlorite is the active ingredient in well-known household products Chlorine, Chlorrent etc., which for decades have been some of the most widely used disinfectants in Denmark.

The Danish Environmental Protection Agency has placed hypochorite on their list of undesirable substances (LOUIS). The Danish Environmental Protection Agency suspects that hypochlorite forms environmentally and health-damaging by-products when it comes into contact with substances that occur naturally in nature and in particular in the aquatic environment. That is why the Danish Environmental Protection Agency is working to have hypochlorite banned in the EU.

Moreover, is hypochlorite listed on the Danish Environmental Protection Agency's list of undesirable substances (LOUIS).