Hydrogen peroxide is a chemical compound that breaks down upon contact with most living cells to release oxygen and provide an antibiotic action by breaking down the cell wall of bacteria, according to Remy Melina for Li... More »

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Hydrogen peroxide can be manufactured in a number of different ways, but the most common methods involve the reaction of oxygen with isopropyl alcohol and anthraquinone. Some of the uses of hydrogen peroxide include as a... More »

Hydrogen peroxide kills bacteria by oxidizing their cell walls, stealing electrons from them and disrupting their chemical structures. Hydrogen peroxide is a compound with two hydrogen atoms and two oxygen atoms. It is v... More »

Pure hydrogen peroxide is composed of two molecules of hydrogen and two molecules of oxygen, so its chemical formula is H2O2. However, the hydrogen peroxide sold in most stores is actually a solution, which typically onl... More »

Vitamin C is composed of 6 carbon atoms, 8 hydrogen atoms and 6 oxygen atoms. The compound can also be referred to as ascorbic acid, and it is found naturally occurring in several foods, including citrus fruits and other... More »

Water is a compound made of two atoms of hydrogen and one atom of oxygen. The hydrogen atoms are bonded to the oxygen atom by the sharing of electrons, called a covalent bond. More »

Caproic acid is a compound containing six atoms of carbon, 12 atoms of hydrogen and two atoms of oxygen. It is more commonly known as hexanoic acid and is represented by the chemical formula C5H11COOH. More »

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