CHARACTERISTICS

  • It is a white crystalline powder

SOLUBILITY

  • Insoluble in water
  • Insoluble in alcohol
  • Does not loses its features in dried form

SOURCE

  • It is obtained by mixing soda ash and hydrogen peroxide

GRADES

  • Technical

PRECAUTION

  • It is an oxidizing agent
  • Can prove to be explosive when combined with organic compounds

USES

  • It is the source of obtaining hydrogen peroxide
  • Also used in domestic detergents
  • This compound is used as a bleaching  and dying agent in textile industry
  • Also used in dental cleaners

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