urea peroxide


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urea peroxide

[yu̇′rē·ə pə′räk‚sīd]
(organic chemistry)
CO(NH2)2·H2O2 An unstable, fire-hazardous white powder; soluble in water, alcohol, and ethylene glycol; decomposes at 75-85°C or by moisture; used as a source of water-free hydrogen peroxide, as a disinfectant, in cosmetics and pharmaceuticals, and for bleaching.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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A typical whitening procedure in the dentist's office consists of applying a gel that contains 10-30% urea peroxide and leaving on the teeth for an hour.
Simply White is a carbomer gel with urea peroxide. It is applied to the each tooth after brushing.