Hydrogen peroxide is used as a bleaching agent and an oxidizer. It is often found in toothpaste formulas. A solution is also used as a disinfectant in wound care even though some medical experts warn against this. Hydrog... More »

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Veterinarians do not recommend using hydrogen peroxide for cat wound care, as doing so may cause damage to the tissue. Instead, vets recommend using povidone iodine that is diluted until it is the color of weak tea, or c... More »

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Individuals can treat a tongue wound by cleaning it with a saltwater rinse or hydrogen peroxide solution made of half hydrogen peroxide and half water, states Simple Steps To Better Dental Health. If the tongue is bleedi... More »

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Hydrogen peroxide can act as an oxidizing or reducing agent at different pH values, enabling its reaction with both metals and nonmetals, such as iron and fluorine respectively. Hydrogen peroxide is highly oxidizing in a... More »

Glycerin is used as a topical agent to moisturize skin and control skin irritation, as an additive to foods and beverages, and in many cosmetic products. Glycerin has antimicrobial properties that make it ideal for addin... More »

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Potassium permanganate is commonly used as a purification agent in water treatment. The oxidizing properties in potassium permanganate make it an effective antiseptic, with diluted solutions used to treat canker sores an... More »

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White spirit is a very potent cleansing agent. It is a prized solution for its versatility and effectiveness. The substance is so strong, it can even be used as a solvent to erase mistakes while painting or dissolve gum ... More »