Zinc Peroxide

Zinc peroxide (ZnO2) appears as a bright yellow powder at room temperature. It was historically used as a surgical antiseptic. More recently zinc peroxide has also been used as an oxidant in explosives and pyrotechnic mixtures. Its properties have been described as a transition between ionic and covalent peroxides.

CAS Number: 1314-22-3
UN Number: 1516
Hazard Class: 5.1
Packing Group: II
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