Note:  Do not rely on this information. It is very old.

Eaude Javelle

Eau de Javelle, a solution containing the hypochlorite and chloride of potash, which is prepared by passing chlorine into a solution of potash or into lime-water, and the subsequent addition of potassium carbonate. Owing to the chlorine which is evolved on the addition of a weak acid the liquid may be used for bleaching and disinfecting.

“Two things are necessary to the life of pure faith. The first is, that we behold God alone, under all the imperfect coverings that conceal him; the second is, constantly to have our souls kept in a state of dependence.”