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benzoyl peroxide

[′ben·zə·wəl pə′räk‚sīd]
(organic chemistry)
(C6H5CO)2O2 A white, crystalline solid; melting point 103-105°C; explodes when heated above 105°C; slightly soluble in water, soluble in organic solvents; used as a bleaching and drying agent and a polymerization catalyst.
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Recalling that Turkey is not self-sufficient in oil production, Basiron said as MPOC promotes and makes the public aware of palm oil, it will attract customers in Turkey.
However, despite the tough life that she leads, Basiron set an example for others by safeguarding the bag until she could return it to its rightful owner.
The owner came back frantically after a thorough search in all places in the park where she found Basiron waiting for her, holding her bag," the municipality said.
Tan Sri Dr Yusof Basiron, CEO of the Malaysian Palm Oil Council confirms that, "The palm oil industry adheres faithfully to all national wildlife and land stewardship laws in Malaysia and not only abides by, but far exceeds, United Nations standards on forest preservation and land use.