The average cost of calcium hypochlorite is $0.71-0.73 per lb. It is a chemical compound and its molecular formula is Ca(ClO)2. It has greater percentage of chlorine and is stable in nature. It is widely used as a bleaching powder, which is prepared by mixing calcium hypochlorite and chloride together. It is used for bleaching cotton and linen. It is used in water treatment for the disinfection of drinking water and swimming pool water. It is also used in the manufacture of chloroform.