Hydrogen peroxide, found in medicine cabinets around the world, is a powerful oxidizing agent. On human skin, an enzyme unlocks the oxidizing potential allowing it to kill germs. Concentrated hydrogen peroxide is used as a reactant in glow sticks, color safe bleach, and even rocket fuels.
Learn more about this molecule from CAS, the most authoritative and comprehensive source for chemical information.
Stay Ahead of the Chemistry Curve
Learn how ACS can help you stay ahead in the world of chemistry.