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Substance Name: Hydrogen peroxide [USP]
RN: 7722-84-1
UNII: BBX060AN9V
InChIKey: MHAJPDPJQMAIIY-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Note

  • A strong oxidizing agent used in aqueous solution as a ripening agent, bleach, and topical anti-infective. It is relatively unstable and solutions deteriorate over time unless stabilized by the addition of acetanilide or similar organic materials.

Molecular Formula

  • H2-O2

Molecular Weight

  • 34.0138
 

Classification Codes

Classification Codes

  • Anti-Infective Agents
  • Anti-Infective Agents, Local
  • Anti-Infective, Topical
  • Drug / Therapeutic Agent
  • Human Data
  • Mutation Data
  • Noxae
  • Oxidants
  • Tumor Data

Superlist Classification Codes

  • Overall Carcinogenic Evaluation: Group 3
  • Threshold Planning Quantity (TPQ) = 1000 lb
  • TWA (1 ppm); Confirmed animal carcinogen with unknown relevance to humans
  • TWA 1 ppm (1.4 mg/m3)

Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Hydrogen peroxide
  • Hydrogen peroxide [USP]

MeSH Heading

  • Hydrogen peroxide

Synonyms

  • Accel Concentrate
  • Albone
  • Albone 35
  • Albone 35CG
  • Albone 50
  • Albone 50CG
  • Albone 70
  • Albone 70CG
  • Albone DS
  • Astri-UC
  • Caswell No. 486AAA
  • CCRIS 1060
  • Dihydrogen dioxide
  • EC 231-765-0
  • EINECS 231-765-0
  • Elawox
  • EPA Pesticide Chemical Code 000595
  • Eskata
  • High Test Peroxide
  • Hioxyl
  • HSDB 547
  • HTP [peroxide]
  • Hydrogen dioxide
  • Hydrogen dioxide solution
  • Hydrogen peroxide
  • Hydrogen peroxide (H2O2)
  • Hydrogen peroxide solution (DOT)
  • Hydrogen peroxide, 90%
  • Hydrogen peroxide, solution
  • Hydrogen peroxide, solution, 3%
  • Hydrogen peroxide, solution, 30%
  • Hydrogen peroxide, solution, 35%
  • Hydroperoxide
  • Inhibine
  • Interox
  • Kastone
  • Lensept
  • NSC 19892
  • Oxydol
  • Perhydrol
  • Perone
  • Perone 30
  • Perone 35
  • Perone 50
  • Perossido di idrogeno
  • Perossido di idrogeno [Italian]
  • Peroxaan
  • Peroxan
  • Peroxide
  • Peroxyde d'hydrogene
  • Peroxyde d'hydrogene [French]
  • Pre milk HP 0.5
  • Pre milk HP 0.5 10
  • Pre milk HP 1.0
  • Superoxol
  • T-Stuff
  • Teat dip HP 5
  • UN 2014 (20%-52%)
  • UN 2015 (>52%)
  • UN 2984 (8%-20%)
  • UNII-BBX060AN9V
  • Wasserstoffperoxid
  • Wasserstoffperoxid [German]
  • Waterstofperoxyde
  • Waterstofperoxyde [Dutch]

Systematic Names

  • Hydrogen peroxide
  • Hydrogen peroxide (H2O2)
  • Hydrogen peroxide, 20% to 60%
  • Hydrogen peroxide, 3%
  • Hydrogen peroxide, 30%
  • Hydrogen peroxide, 8% to 20%
  • Hydrogen peroxide, 90%

Superlist Names

  • Hydrogen dioxide
  • Hydrogen peroxide
  • Hydrogen peroxide (> 52% conc.)
  • Hydrogen peroxide (conc > 52%)
  • Hydrogen peroxide (conc >52%)
  • Hydrogen peroxide solutions
  • Hydrogen peroxide solutions (over 60% but not over 70%)
  • Hydrogen peroxide solutions (over 8% but not over 60%)
  • Hydrogen peroxide, aqueous solutions with >40% but not >60% hydrogen peroxide (stabilized as necessary)
  • Hydrogen peroxide, aqueous solutions with >40% but not >60% hydrogen peroxide (stabilized as necessary) [UN2014] [Oxidizer]
  • Hydrogen peroxide, aqueous solutions with not <20% but not >40% hydrogen peroxide (stabilized as necessary)
  • Hydrogen peroxide, aqueous solutions with not <20% but not >40% hydrogen peroxide (stabilized as necessary) [UN2014] [Oxidizer]
  • Hydrogen peroxide, aqueous solutions with not <8% but <20% hydrogen peroxide (stabilized as necessary)
  • Hydrogen peroxide, aqueous solutions with not <8% but <20% hydrogen peroxide (stabilized as necessary) [UN2984] [Oxidizer]
  • Hydrogen peroxide, stabilized or hydrogen peroxide aqueous solutions, stabilized with >60% hydrogen peroxide
  • Hydrogen peroxide, stabilized or hydrogen peroxide aqueous solutions, stabilized with >60% hydrogen peroxide [UN2015] [Oxidizer]
  • UN2014
  • UN2015
  • UN2984

Mixture Name

  • Puresept

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 7722-84-1

FDA UNII

  • BBX060AN9V

Other Registry Numbers

  • 218625-72-0
  • 37355-84-3
  • 66554-50-5
  • 8007-30-5
  • 97929-73-2

System Generated Number

  • 0007722841

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/H2O2/c1-2/h1-2H

InChIKey

MHAJPDPJQMAIIY-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Smiles

OO

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
child LDLo oral 9mL/kg (9mL/kg) BRAIN AND COVERINGS: OTHER DEGENERATIVE CHANGES

PERIPHERAL NERVE AND SENSATION: SPASTIC PARALYSIS WITH OR WITHOUT SENSORY CHANGE

LUNGS, THORAX, OR RESPIRATION: CYANOSIS
American Journal of Forensic Medicine and Pathology. Vol. 15, Pg. 44, 1994.
child LDLo oral 12mL/kg (12mL/kg) GASTROINTESTINAL: OTHER CHANGES

BEHAVIORAL: SLEEP

LUNGS, THORAX, OR RESPIRATION: ACUTE PULMONARY EDEMA
American Journal of Forensic Medicine and Pathology. Vol. 15, Pg. 44, 1994.
child LDLo oral 8500mg/kg (8500mg/kg) PERIPHERAL NERVE AND SENSATION: SPASTIC PARALYSIS WITH OR WITHOUT SENSORY CHANGE

BLOOD: HEMORRHAGE

BRAIN AND COVERINGS: OTHER DEGENERATIVE CHANGES
Critical Care Medicine. Vol. 20, Pg. 543, 1992.
man LDLo oral 1429mg/kg (1429mg/kg) BEHAVIORAL: COMA

GASTROINTESTINAL: CHANGE IN STRUCTURE OR FUNCTION OF ESOPHAGUS

GASTROINTESTINAL: NAUSEA OR VOMITING
Sudebno-Meditsinskaya Ekspertiza. Forensic Medical Examination. Vol. 17(1), Pg. 53, 1974.
man TDLo parenteral 5714uL/kg (5.714mL/kg) CARDIAC: PULSE RATE INCREASE WITHOUT FALL IN BP

LUNGS, THORAX, OR RESPIRATION: ACUTE PULMONARY EDEMA
Intensive Care Medicine. Vol. 21, Pg. 287, 1995.
mouse LCLo inhalation 227ppm (227ppm)   Archives of Environmental Health. Vol. 4, Pg. 327, 1962.
mouse LD50 intraperitoneal 880mg/kg (880mg/kg)   Gigiena i Sanitariya. For English translation, see HYSAAV. Vol. 48(6), Pg. 28, 1983.
mouse LD50 intravenous > 50gm/kg (50000mg/kg)   Hunan Yixueyuan Xuebao. Journal of Hunan Medical College. Vol. 5, Pg. 39, 1980.
mouse LD50 oral 2gm/kg (2000mg/kg)   Gigiena i Sanitariya. For English translation, see HYSAAV. Vol. 48(6), Pg. 28, 1983.
mouse LD50 skin 12gm/kg (12000mg/kg)   Gigiena i Sanitariya. For English translation, see HYSAAV. Vol. 48(6), Pg. 28, 1983.
mouse LD50 subcutaneous 1072mg/kg (1072mg/kg)   Gigiena i Sanitariya. For English translation, see HYSAAV. Vol. 48(6), Pg. 28, 1983.
pig LDLo skin 2gm/kg (2000mg/kg) BEHAVIORAL: CONVULSIONS OR EFFECT ON SEIZURE THRESHOLD U.S. Army, Chemical Corps Medical Laboratories Research Reports. Vol. #75, Pg. 1951,
rabbit LD50 intravenous 15gm/kg (15000mg/kg) BEHAVIORAL: CONVULSIONS OR EFFECT ON SEIZURE THRESHOLD U.S. Army, Chemical Corps Medical Laboratories Research Reports. Vol. #75, Pg. 1951,
rabbit LD50 oral 820mg/kg (820mg/kg) BLOOD: CHANGES IN LEUCOCYTE (WBC) COUNT

BLOOD: PIGMENTED OR NUCLEATED RED BLLOD CELLS

GASTROINTESTINAL: PERITONITIS
"Spravochnik po Toksikologii i Gigienicheskim Normativam Vol. -, Pg. 39, 1999.
rabbit LDLo skin 500mg/kg (500mg/kg) BEHAVIORAL: CONVULSIONS OR EFFECT ON SEIZURE THRESHOLD U.S. Army, Chemical Corps Medical Laboratories Research Reports. Vol. #75, Pg. 1951,
rat LC50 inhalation 2gm/m3/4H (2000mg/m3) LUNGS, THORAX, OR RESPIRATION: PULMONARY EMBOLI Gigiena Truda i Professional'nye Zabolevaniya. Labor Hygiene and Occupational Diseases. Vol. 21(10), Pg. 22, 1977.
rat LD50 oral 376mg/kg (376mg/kg) BLOOD: PIGMENTED OR NUCLEATED RED BLLOD CELLS

BLOOD: CHANGES IN LEUCOCYTE (WBC) COUNT

GASTROINTESTINAL: PERITONITIS
"Spravochnik po Toksikologii i Gigienicheskim Normativam Vol. -, Pg. 39, 1999.
rat LD50 oral 910mg/kg (910mg/kg) BLOOD: CHANGES IN LEUCOCYTE (WBC) COUNT

BLOOD: PIGMENTED OR NUCLEATED RED BLLOD CELLS

GASTROINTESTINAL: PERITONITIS
"Spravochnik po Toksikologii i Gigienicheskim Normativam Vol. -, Pg. 39, 1999.
rat LD50 oral 1518mg/kg (1518mg/kg) BEHAVIORAL: SOMNOLENCE (GENERAL DEPRESSED ACTIVITY) Toho Igakkai Zasshi. Journal of Medical Society of Toho University. Vol. 23, Pg. 531, 1976.
rat LD50 skin 3gm/kg (3000mg/kg)   "Spravochnik po Toksikologii i Gigienicheskim Normativam Vol. -, Pg. 39, 1999.
rat LD50 skin 4060mg/kg (4060mg/kg) LUNGS, THORAX, OR RESPIRATION: PULMONARY EMBOLI Gigiena Truda i Professional'nye Zabolevaniya. Labor Hygiene and Occupational Diseases. Vol. 21(10), Pg. 22, 1977.
rat LD50 subcutaneous 620mg/kg (620mg/kg)   Gigiena i Sanitariya. For English translation, see HYSAAV. Vol. 48(6), Pg. 28, 1983.
women LDLo oral 2626ug/kg (2.626mg/kg) GASTROINTESTINAL: NAUSEA OR VOMITING

BEHAVIORAL: COMA

LUNGS, THORAX, OR RESPIRATION: CYANOSIS
Sudebno-Meditsinskaya Ekspertiza. Forensic Medical Examination. Vol. 17(1), Pg. 53, 1974.
women TDLo oral 1200mg/kg (1200mg/kg) GASTROINTESTINAL: GASTRITIS

GASTROINTESTINAL: NAUSEA OR VOMITING
Annals of Emergency Medicine. Vol. 21, Pg. 1391, 1992.
women TDLo oral 9460mg/kg (9460mg/kg) LUNGS, THORAX, OR RESPIRATION: CYANOSIS

LUNGS, THORAX, OR RESPIRATION: RESPIRATORY STIMULATION

BEHAVIORAL: CONVULSIONS OR EFFECT ON SEIZURE THRESHOLD
Annals of Emergency Medicine. Vol. 18, Pg. 778, 1989.