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Hydrogen peroxide solution

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contains inhibitor, 30 wt. % in H2O, ACS reagent

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ACS reagent

vapor density

1 (vs air)

vapor pressure

23.3 mmHg ( 30 °C)


29.0-32.0% (ACS specification)





reaction suitability

reagent type: oxidant

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30 wt. % in H2O


≤0.0006 meq/g Titr. acid

evapn. residue



APHA: ≤10


3-4 (30% in hydrogen peroxide)

pKa (25 °C)



1.11 g/cm3

anion traces

chloride (Cl-): ≤3 ppm
nitrate (NO3-): ≤2 ppm
phosphate (PO43-): ≤2 ppm
sulfate (SO42-): ≤5 ppm

cation traces

Fe: ≤0.5 ppm
NH4+: ≤5 ppm
heavy metals (as Pb): ≤1 ppm

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General description

Hydrogen peroxide solution is commonly used as a bleaching agent. It shows germicidal and sporicidal properties. H2O2 is a reactive oxygen species formed as a reaction product of various aerobic metabolic processes. Its ultra-trace quantification in the concentration range of 10-11mole/ml by a fluorometric method has been described.
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Greener oxidant used for bromination of 1,3-dicarbonyl compounds, amide bond formation from amines and aldehydes, halogenation of aromatic compounds and dethioacetalization.

Highly Selective Oxidative Monochlorination To Synthesize Organic Intermediates: 2-Chlorotoluene, 2-Chloroaniline, 2-Chlorophenol, and 2-Chloro-4-methylphenol
Hydrogen peroxide solution has also been used in the preparation of ′Piranha′, a sulfuric acid/hydrogen peroxide mixture for cleaning silicon wafers used in nanostructure-initiator mass spectrometry (NIMS) chips.
It can be used as an oxidant for:
  • Epoxidation of terminal olefins under halide-free conditions.
  • Oxidation of cyclohexene to adipic acid under organic solvent- and halide-free conditions.
Hydrogen peroxide solution has been used in an immunoblotting protocol.


4 L in poly drum
100, 500 mL in poly bottle

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Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Aquatic Chronic 3 - Eye Dam. 1

Storage Class Code

5.1B - Oxidizing hazardous materials



Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Certificate of Analysis

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  5. What is the molarity of Product 216763, Hydrogen peroxide solution?

    The molarity of 30% (w/w) hydrogen peroxide is approximately 9.8 M.

  6. What is the stabilizer in Product 216763, Hydrogen peroxide solution?

    The stabilizer is a proprietary mixture that the manufacturer does not disclose.

  7. What is the pH of Product 216763, Hydrogen peroxide solution?

    This product will give an apparent pH that is less than 4.  This is an apparent pH and not a real pH since hydrogen peroxide is not ionized at that pH.

  8. What is the density of 30% hydrogen peroxide in water, Product 216763, Hydrogen peroxide solution?

    According to the chemicals encyclopedia published by the Royal Society of Chemistry, the density is about 1.11 g/mL.

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A practical method for epoxidation of terminal olefins with 30% hydrogen peroxide under halide-free conditions.
Sato K, et al.
The Journal of Organic Chemistry, 61(23), 8310-8311 (1996)
Nanostructure-initiator mass spectrometry: a protocol for preparing and applying NIMS surfaces for high-sensitivity mass analysis.
Woo HK, et al.
Nature Protocols, 3(8), 1341-1349 (2008)
Dolores D Mruk et al.
Spermatogenesis, 1(2), 121-122 (2012-02-10)
Immunoblotting is an analytical technique used by many laboratories to study protein expression. It involves electrophoretic separation of proteins by sodium dodecyl sulfate polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis (SDS-PAGE), immobilization of these proteins onto a membrane of either nitrocellulose or polyvinylidene difluoride
Vapor-phase hydrogen peroxide as a surface decontaminant and sterilant.
Klapes NA and Vesley D. O. N. A. L. D.
Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 56(2), 503-506 (1990)
Changes in bovine enamel after treatment with a 30% hydrogen peroxide bleaching agent.
Hyun-Jin P, et al.
Dental Materials Journal, 23(4), 517-521 (2004)

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