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Which of the following statements regarding hydrogen peroxide is/are incorrect?

A
The two hydroxy groups in hydrogen peroxide lie in the same plane
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Aqueous solution of H2O2 turns blue litmus red
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When H2O2 behaves as a reducing agent, the OO bond in its molecules is not broken down
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Aqueous solution of H2O2 is stored in plastic bottles and some urea, phosphoric acid or glycerol is added to that solution
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Solution

The correct options are
A Aqueous solution of H2O2 turns blue litmus red
B The two hydroxy groups in hydrogen peroxide lie in the same plane
(A) The two hydroxy groups in hydrogen peroxide lie in the perpendicular planes as hydrogen peroxide has open book structure.
(B) Aqueous solution of H2O2 first turns blue litmus red, then it bleaches it as it is a mild bleaching agent.

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