Sodium Percarbonate

Sodium percarbonate is an adduct of sodium carbonate and hydrogen peroxide. It is a colorless, crystalline, hygroscopic and water-soluble solid.


Molar Weight314.02 g/mol
Melting Point60°C decomposes
Density2.14 g/cm³
FormsPowder, White

Uses and Applications

Key applications

  • Oxidising agent
  • Bleaching agent


  • Cleaning
  • Chemical Processing

Synonyms: tetrasodium tris(peroxol) dicarbonate, tetrasodium hydrogen peroxide dicarbonate, SPC

Chemical Formula: 2 Na2CO3 · 3 H2O2

CAS Number: 15630-89-4