CAS - Molecule of the Week

Molecule of the Week
June 18, 2007

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Benzoyl peroxide is a bleaching agent commonly found in acne treatments, hair coloring, and teeth whitening products. On the skin it forms benzoic acid and oxygen but it is used in large volumes to initiate polymerization in expandable styrene and other resins.


Benzoyl Peroxide

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