noun[mass noun] Chemistry
A colourless viscous unstable liquid with strong oxidizing properties, used in some disinfectants and bleaches.
- Chemical formula: H2O2
- This can be carried out using chemical oxidation agents such as hydrogen peroxide, ozone, or potassium dichromate.
- That doesn't produce enough hydrogen peroxide to oxidize all organic matter in the soil.
- Typically, hydrogen peroxide is an oxidizing and reducing agent.
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