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hydrogen peroxide

Pale blue, in diluted form colorless liquid compound oxygen and hydrogen, which is slightly more viscous than water. Other names include dioxide dioxide, perhydrol and hydrogen peroxide. It is a weak acid, which is very strong compared to most substances oxidant acts and thus acts as a strong bleach and disinfectant. In the winemaking Hydrogen peroxide is used as a disinfecting and sterilizing agent in the cleaning of containers, for example for bottles before bottling, Similarly, it is in the production of natural cork against the corked used. By mixing with acetic acid becomes the sterilizing agent peroxyacetic manufactured.

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