Hydrogen Peroxide

Hydrogen peroxide is a chemical compound with the formula H2O2. It is used as an oxidizer, bleaching agent, and antiseptic. It is used extensively for pulp and paper, mining, textile and environmental applications. Concentrated hydrogen peroxide, or "high-test peroxide", is a reactive oxygen species and has been used as a propellant in rocketry.


Molar Weight34,0147 g/mol
Melting Point-0,43 °C
Boiling Point150,2 °C
FormsLiquid (clear)

Uses and Applications

Key applications

  • Aseptic packaging
  • Cosmetic products
  • Medical products
  • Disinfectant
  • Food and Nutrition
  • Wastewater treatment
  • Oxidising agent
  • Water treatment
  • Cleaning products
  • Pulp and paper
  • Textile handling
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Bleaching agent


  • Pulp & Paper
  • Pharma
  • Oil & Gas
  • Cleaning
  • Coatings & Construction
  • Polymers
  • Mining
  • Cosmetics
  • Water Treatment
  • Food
  • Animal Nutrition
  • Agrobusiness
  • Lubricants
  • Chemical Processing
  • Rubber

Synonyms: H202, Hydrogen Peroxide, Oxydol, Perhydrol, Dioxidane, Oxidanyl, Perhydroxic acid, 0-hydroxyol, Dihydrogen dioxide Oxygenated water

Chemical Formula: H202

CAS Number: 7722-84-1