On an industrial scale, H2O2 is prepared by oxidation of_________


On an industrial scale, H2O2 is prepared by oxidation of 2-ethylanthraquinol.

Hydrogen peroxide(H2O2)

Hydrogen peroxide is the simplest kind of peroxide available. It is a colourless liquid and is used in aqueous solution for safety reasons. It acts as a bleaching agent and is also used as a disinfectant.

Auto-Oxidation Method of Preparation of H2O2

2-ethylanthraquinol undergo auto-oxidation to produce hydrogen peroxide and 2-ethyl anthraquinone.

Auto-Oxidation Method of Preparation of H2O2


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