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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) LUNGS, THORAX, OR RESPIRATION: ACUTE PULMONARY EDEMA

BEHAVIORAL: SLEEP

GASTROINTESTINAL: OTHER CHANGES
American Journal of Forensic Medicine and Pathology. Vol. 15, Pg. 44, 1994.
child LDLo oral 8500mg/kg (8500mg/kg) BRAIN AND COVERINGS: OTHER DEGENERATIVE CHANGES

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

BLOOD: HEMORRHAGE
Critical Care Medicine. Vol. 20, Pg. 543, 1992.
man LDLo oral 1429mg/kg (1429mg/kg) BEHAVIORAL: COMA

GASTROINTESTINAL: NAUSEA OR VOMITING

GASTROINTESTINAL: CHANGE IN STRUCTURE OR FUNCTION OF ESOPHAGUS
Sudebno-Meditsinskaya Ekspertiza. Forensic Medical Examination. Vol. 17(1), Pg. 53, 1974.
man TDLo parenteral 5714uL/kg (5.714mL/kg) LUNGS, THORAX, OR RESPIRATION: ACUTE PULMONARY EDEMA

CARDIAC: PULSE RATE INCREASE WITHOUT FALL IN BP
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: PIGMENTED OR NUCLEATED RED BLLOD CELLS

BLOOD: CHANGES IN LEUCOCYTE (WBC) COUNT

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) GASTROINTESTINAL: PERITONITIS

BLOOD: CHANGES IN LEUCOCYTE (WBC) COUNT

BLOOD: PIGMENTED OR NUCLEATED RED BLLOD CELLS
"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

LUNGS, THORAX, OR RESPIRATION: CYANOSIS

BEHAVIORAL: COMA
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) BEHAVIORAL: CONVULSIONS OR EFFECT ON SEIZURE THRESHOLD

LUNGS, THORAX, OR RESPIRATION: RESPIRATORY STIMULATION

LUNGS, THORAX, OR RESPIRATION: CYANOSIS
Annals of Emergency Medicine. Vol. 18, Pg. 778, 1989.