Caro's acid


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Caro's acid

[′kä·roz ′as·əd]
(inorganic chemistry)
H2SO5 A white solid melting at about 45°C, formed during the acid hydrolysis of peroxydisulfates.
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a]) to be most corrosive, followed by a mixture of peracetic acid and Caro's acid ([P.