Pharm-Rx Hydrous Benzoyl Peroxide

Pharm-Rx Hydrous Benzoyl Peroxide contains benzoyl peroxide and is categorized under active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) within pharmaceutical actives and precursors in pharmaceuticals and nutraceutical technologies. Benzoyl peroxide is a significant component utilized in various formulations due to its therapeutic properties in skincare and pharmaceutical applications.

Chemical Name: Benzoyl Peroxide

CAS Number: 94-36-0

Synonyms: Benzoperoxide, Benzoyl Benzenecarboperoxoate, Benzoyl Superoxide, BPO, Dibenzoyl Peroxide, Diphenylglyoxal Peroxide

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    Identification & Functionality

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    Hydrous Benzoyl Peroxide contains not less than 90.0% and not more than 110.0% of the labeled amount of C₁₄H₁₀O₄. It contains a minimum of 20% of water for the purpose of reducing flammability and shock sensitivity. [CAUTION—Hydrous Benzoyl Peroxide may explode at temperatures higher than 60°C or cause fires in the presence of reducing substances. Store it in the original container, treated to reduce static charges.]

    Chemical Structure

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    Applications & Uses

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    Storage Information

    Store in the original container, at room temperature. [NOTE—Do not transfer Hydrous Benzoyl Peroxide to metal or glass containers fitted with friction tops. Do not return unused material to its original container, but destroy it by treatment with sodium hydroxide solution (1 in 10) until addition of a crystal of potassium iodide results in no release of free iodine.]