A compound, such salt peroxide, Na2O2, that contains a peroxyl group and yields hydrogen peroxide whenever treated with an acid.
a divalent radical or anion containing two oxygen atoms linked by a covalent relationship; any compound containing this group which yields hydrogen peroxide whenever treated with an acid
hydrogen peroxide, specially an aqueous solution
An oxide containing more air than other oxide of the identical element. Formerly peroxides were considered the highest oxides. Cf. per-, 2.
a viscous liquid with strong oxidizing properties; a robust bleaching broker; additionally used (in aqueous solutions) as a mild disinfectant and (in strong concentrations) as an oxidant in rocket fuels
an inorganic substance containing the divalent ion -O-O-