Sodium percarbonate

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Sodium percarbonate
IUPAC name tetrasodium hydrogen peroxide dicarbonate
Other names Sodium carbonate hydrogen peroxide
Identifiers
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Properties
C2H6Na4O12
Molar mass 314.02 g·mol−1
Hazards
R-phrases R22,R41,R8
S-phrases S17,S26,S39
Related compounds
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for
materials in their standard state
(at 25 °C, 100 kPa)

Infobox disclaimer and references

Sodium percarbonate is a white crystalline water-soluble chemical compound of sodium carbonate and hydrogen peroxide. It is an oxidizing agent and ingredient in a number of home and laundry cleaning products. Despite the name it is in fact a carbonate perhydrate. Dissolved in water, it releases H2O2 and soda ash (sodium carbonate):


Sodium percarbonate is the active ingredient in many powdered oxygen bleach products [1].

External links

de:Natriumpercarbonat


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