NEET Chemistry Chemistry in Everyday Life Questions Solved

Chloramine-T is a:

(a) disinfectant

(b) antiseptic

(c) analgesic

(d) antipyretic

(b) Antiseptic drugs cause destruction of microorganisms that produce septic diseases, e.g.,dettol, savlon, acriflavine , boric acid, phenol, iodoform, KMnO4 and some dyes such as chloramine-T, methylene blue, gentian violet.


Tosylchloramide or N-chloro tosylamide, sodium salt, sold as chloramine-T, is a N-chlorinated and N-deprotonated sulfonamide used as a biocide and a mild disinfectant. It is a white powder that gives unstable solutions with water. 

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