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.

Synonyms
H202, Hydrogen Peroxide, Oxydol, Perhydrol, Dioxidane, Oxidanyl, Perhydroxic acid, 0-hydroxyol, Dihydrogen dioxide Oxygenated water
Chemical Formula
H202
CAS Number
7722-84-1

Characteristics

Molar Weight
34,0147 g/mol
Melting Point
-0,43 °C
Boiling Point
150,2 °C
Forms
Liquid (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

Industries

  • Energy Services
  • Pharma
  • Polymers
  • Cleaning
  • Pulp & Paper
  • Mining
  • CASE & Construction
  • Beauty & Personal Care
  • Water Treatment
  • Food & Nutrition
  • Animal Nutrition
  • Agriculture
  • Lubricants
  • Chemical Processing
  • Rubber