magnesium peroxide


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magnesium peroxide

[mag′nē·zē·əm pə′räk‚sīd]
(inorganic chemistry)
MgO2 A tasteless, odorless white powder; soluble in dilute acids, insoluble in water; a fire hazard; used as a bleaching and oxidizing agent, and in medicine.
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(14) Antibacterial effects are documented for several types of peroxo compounds, such as sodium perborate, (15) sodium peroxide, (15) and magnesium peroxide. (16) Peroxides may be formed from all groups in the periodic system.
Polychlorinated biphenyls-containing electrical insulating oil contaminated soil treatment with calcium and magnesium peroxides, Chemosphere 82: 1196-1201.