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peroxide

 [pĕ-rok´sīd]
that oxide of any element containing more oxygen than any other; more correctly applied to compounds having such linkage as -O-O-.

pe·rox·ide

(pĕ-rok'sīd),
1. That oxide of any series that contains the greatest number of oxygen atoms; applied most correctly to compounds containing an -O-O- link, as in hydrogen peroxide (H-O-O-H); a hydroperoxide is R-O-O-H.
2. The O22- ion.
3. Any member of a class of metallic oxides that contain the peroxide ion.

peroxide

/per·ox·ide/ (-ok´sīd) that oxide of any element containing more oxygen than any other; more correctly applied to compounds having such linkage as —O—O—.

peroxide

pe·rox·ide

(pĕr-ok'sīd)
That oxide of any series that contains the greatest number of oxygen atoms.

Peroxide

A bleaching agent that is a compound consisting of two atoms of oxygen connected by a single bond.
Mentioned in: Teeth Whitening

pe·rox·ide

(pĕr-ok'sīd)
That oxide of any series that contains the greatest number of oxygen atoms.

peroxide,

peroxide

that oxide of any element containing more oxygen than any other; more correctly applied to compounds having such linkage as −O−O−.

hydrogen peroxide
see hydrogen peroxide.
peroxide value
said of a feed sample; an indication of the degree of rancidity of oils and fats in the feed.
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The market size of organic peroxides in terms of value is projected to reach USD 2.
Solvay has created new opportunities at its Portuguese site in Povoa by upgrading its peroxide activities and by opening the strategically located premises to other companies.
The ratings, however, take into account some of the strengths such as a favourable domestic demand outlook for hydrogen peroxide from paper and textile industries and the company's established market position in the hydrogen peroxide business.
Hydrogen peroxide can be generated by enzymatic reactions(7) or photo-catalytic reactions,(8) or it can be a product of a reaction between water and a suitable precusor compound such as inorganic peroxides.
Diacyl peroxides include several grades of benzoyl peroxide that are in water wetted granular form and powdered form in various phthalates.
Peroxides (published 12/2002, 189 pages) is available for $3,700 from The Freedonia Group, Inc.
Frei says he'd like to see confirmation of the peroxide measurements and also initiation of dietary surveys to establish whether low antioxidant concentrations reflect food choices or the body using up antioxidants more rapidly.
European consumers of hydroxide and peroxide of Magnesium; Oxides, hydroxides and peroxides of strontium or barium are briefly overviewed as well.
Planned to be built at Solvay's peroxide production site in Linne-Herten, the new plant will produce the hydrogen peroxide grades for the pharmaceutical industry.
To investigate whether moderate intake of sidestream smoke starts a proinflammatory response and promotes oxidative damage, the researchers looked at three cellular defense mechanisms--hepatic lipid peroxide production, vitamin E level, and interleukin-6 production--in both "nonsmoking" and "smoking" mice.
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has concluded that available science does not support the continued identification of peroxides as a new chemical category presenting concerns for possible carcinogenicity.
Once inside the body, the resulting peroxides and their breakdown products may propagate further peroxidation - eventually damaging biologically important lipids even in distant organs, such as the eyes or lungs.