Definition of hydrogen peroxide in English:

hydrogen peroxide

Line breaks: hydro|gen per|ox¦ide

noun

[mass noun] Chemistry
  • A colourless viscous unstable liquid with strong oxidizing properties, used in some disinfectants and bleaches.
    • Chemical formula: H2O2
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    • 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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