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.

“I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.”
– Jesus, John 16:33