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INORGANIC PEROXIDE [1 record]

Record 1 2003-04-15

English

Subject field(s)
  • Chemical Elements and Compounds
  • Pollutants
CONT

Organic peroxides are liquids or solids that differ from the inorganic peroxides (i.e. sodium, barium, etc.) in that besides being oxygen carriers, they are also combustible.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Éléments et composés chimiques
  • Agents de pollution
CONT

Les peroxydes organiques sont utilisés principalement comme catalyseurs de polymérisation dans l'industrie des matières plastiques et les peroxydes inorganiques sont employés comme agents de blanchiment (textiles divers, etc.). Ils présentent des risques d'accidents : décomposition et inflammation, oxydation et réactions explosives, effets sur l'organisme, etc.

Spanish

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