oxidizing agent


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oxidizing agent

[′äk·sə‚dīz·iŋ ‚ā·jənt]
(chemistry)
Compound that gives up oxygen easily, removes hydrogen from another compound, or attracts negative electrons. Also known as oxidant.
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iii) The values of yield and conductivities of the polycarbazole salts increase with increase in the concentration of the oxidizing agent and the values decrease on further increase in concentration of oxidizing agent.
An alternative technology uses ozone instead of hydrogen peroxide as an oxidizing agent.
4], the oxidizing effect of the material was compared with the oxidizing effect of another oxidizing agent [H.
For example: the use of thionyl chloride or selenium dioxide as the oxidizing agent were known, although they can give satisfactory results the reagents are toxic and need to be handle with great care.
The US PTO abstract of the invention reads: "When the oxidizing agent is sodium persulfate, the one or more additives generally comprise an aliphatic saturated dicarboxylic acid.
As you know, ozone is a FDA-approved oxidizing agent for direct food contact.
It is noteworthy that iron can act as an oxidizing agent, making cholesterol more dangerous than usual.
A fourth method, a coagulation/filtration process, uses a ferric chloride liquid and an oxidizing agent such as sodium hypochlorite to create insoluble ferric hydroxide.
While there is controversy about who discovered oxygen, there is no doubt that it came about by heating some oxidizing agent.
3]) is a strong oxidizing agent that is routinely used as a disinfectant in water treatment for bacteria, viral infections, and algae.
Oxone is a mild oxidizing agent and has been evaluated for the mitigation of the effects of biological and chemical warfare agents, as well as some viral agents (Raber and McGuire 2002).
As a powerful oxidizing agent, ozone reacts with organics and amines faster than chlorine and bromine.