Hydrogen Peroxide - What You Should Know

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1. HYDROGEN PEROXIDE Hydrogen Peroxide (H 2 O 2 ) is a highly corrosive biocidal chemical used especially as an oxidizing and bleaching agent, an antiseptic, and a propellant. It is often used in healthcare sterile processing and aseptic packaging as an antimicrobial. The textile, pulp, paper, and food industries use Hydrogen Peroxide as a bleaching agent and H 2 O 2 is also used in rocket propulsion. OSHA PEL (Permissible Exposure Limit) 1.0 ppm NIOSH IDLH (Immediately Dangerous to Life and Health) 75 ppm American Conference of Governmental Hygienists (ACGIH) Threshold Limit Values (TLV) 1.0 ppm H 2 O 2 Vapor Exposure Guidelines Health Risks of Hydrogen Peroxide Exposure ● A mutagen – ACGIH classifies it as a ‘confirmed animal carcinogen with unknown relevance to humans’. ● Pulmonary edema ● Eye damage ● Damaged mucous membranes ● Skin burns ● Skin and hair bleaching ChemDAQ Inc. • 300 Business Center Drive • Pittsburgh, PA • 15205 • Phone 412.787.0202 •

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