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Hydrogen Peroxide MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Hydrogen Peroxide
Tree Number(s)
D01.248.497.158.685.750.424
D01.339.431.374.424
D01.650.550.750.400
D02.389.338.253
Unique ID
D006861
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006861
Scope 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.
Entry Term(s)
Hydrogen Peroxide (H2O2)
Hydroperoxide
Oxydol
Perhydrol
Superoxol
Pharm Action
Anti-Infective Agents, Local
Oxidants
Registry Number
BBX060AN9V
Related Numbers
7722-84-1
CAS Type 1 Name
Hydrogen peroxide (H2O2)
NLM Classification #
QV 229
Entry Combination
analogs & derivatives:Peroxides
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2015/06/22
Hydrogen Peroxide Preferred
Superoxol Narrower
Oxydol Narrower
Perhydrol Narrower
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