Research and analysis

Development of operational and policy guidance on the use of hydrogen peroxide

The report gives guidance on the safe and effective use of hydrogen peroxide in the amelioration of pollution events that impact upon oxygen levels.

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Development of Operational and Policy Guidance on the Use of Hydrogen Peroxide

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Hydrogen peroxide is a clear: colourless, weakly acidic liquid which is miscible with water. It is a powerful oxidising agent,..which, in the. presence. of catalysts, rapidly decomposes to water and oxygen. It is therefore a valuable tool to remediate against certain pollution events.

Published 1 January 1999