Agent Name

Succinoyl peroxide

CAS Number

123-23-9

Formula

C8-H10-O8

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

4,4'-Dioxybis(4-oxobutanoic acid); Alfozono; Alphozone; Bis(3-carboxypropionyl) peroxide; Butanoic acid, 4,4'-dioxybis(4-oxo-; Disuccinic acid peroxide; Disuccinoyl peroxide; Peroxide, bis(3-carboxypropionyl); Peroxydisuccinic acid; Peroyl SA; Succinic acid peroxide; Succinic monoperoxyanhydride; Succinic peroxide; Succinyl peroxide; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Peroxides, Organic

Description

White odorless solid; [Hawley]

Sources/Uses

Used as polymerization catalyst, antiseptic, and disinfectant; [HSDB]

Comments

An oxidizing agent; Poses fire hazard on contact with organic substances; A skin irritant; [Hawley] A strong oxidizing agent; Explosive; [CAMEO]

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