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Carbamide Peroxide Properties

Carbamide Peroxide

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Description

 

Carbamide peroxide is an adduct of hydrogen peroxide and urea. Like hydrogen peroxide, it is an oxidizer. It is mainly used as a disinfecting and bleaching agent in cosmetics and pharmaceuticals. As a drug, this compound is used in some preparations for the whitening of teeth. It is also used to relieve minor inflammation of gums, oral mucosal surfaces and lips including canker sores and dental irritation, and to emulsify and disperse ear wax. In the laboratory, it is used as a more easily handled replacement for hydrogen peroxide

Chemical Properties

Appearance White solid
CAS Number 124-43-6
EINECS Number 204-701-4
HS Code 28470000
IUPAC Name Hydrogen peroxide; urea
InChI 1S/CH4N2O.H2O2/c2-1(3)4;1-2/h(H4,2,3,4);1-2H
InChIKey AQLJVWUFPCUVLO-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Melting Point 75-85 °C
Molar Mass 94.07 g/mol
Molecular Formula CH6N2O3
NFPA 704 H-3,F-1,R-0,C-NA
Synonyms Urea Peroxide;Urea Hydrogen Peroxide;UHP;Percarbamide;Carbamide Peroxide
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