Calcium Peroxide


HS CODE 29096000

Calcium peroxide or calcium dioxide is the inorganic compound with the formula CaO?. It is the peroxide salt of Ca²?. Commercial samples can be yellowish, but the pure compound is white. It is almost insoluble in water.

Formula                                 : CaO2

Molar mass                           : 72.077 g/mol

Solubility in water               : decomposes

Crystal structure                  : Orthorhombic

Acidity (pKa)                         : 12.5

UN number                           : 1457


Calcium Peroxide for all practical purposes, this chemical is insoluble in water but will dissolve in acid to form hydrogen peroxide. The fact that it can release hydrogen peroxide when combined with acids means that it can also be used as a bleaching agent. It is also useful in the bleaching of hair products and textiles. As an oxygen fertilizer, this quality assured Calcium Peroxide is mostly used in agriculture industry. It also best for pre sowing treatments of rice seeds.