acetyl peroxide

acetyl peroxide

[ə′sed·əl pə′räk‚sīd]
(organic chemistry)
(CH3CO)2O2 Colorless crystals with a melting point of 30°C; soluble in alcohol and ether; used as an initiator and catalyst for resins.
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