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What does hydrogen peroxide do to cuts?

Hydrogen peroxide is a disinfectant. It kills bacteria that might cause and infection.

Can Hydrogen Peroxide cure pimples?

No, Hydrogen Peroxide will not cure acne. It will reduce bacteria that cause and develop in acne.

Why does hydrogen peroxide bubble on a wound if there is no bacteria?

because of the presence of the enzyme catalyses in the blood which release oxygen from hydrogen peroxide

Why does water and hydrogen peroxide differ from other properties?

Water is H20, and Hydrogen Peroxide is H202. When it is applied to a wound, the peroxide reacts and the extra oxygen is released, which any bacteria.

What has hydrogen peroxide in it?

Plain hydrogen peroxide has hydrogen peroxide in it.

Why does hydrogen peroxide kill bacteria but not human skin cells?

Hydrogen Peroxide does kill newer human skin cells, and can increase the chance of scarring because of it.

How does hydrogen peroxide clean cuts?

it is a disinfectant so kills the bacteria in the wound

What body chemical kills bacteria without harming cells?

hydrogen peroxide?

Is hydrogen peroxide able to kill semen?

Well Hydrogen Peroxide is able to kill the most deadly bacteria. So by random guess I am pretty sure it could.

Should hydrogen peroxide be used on a staph infection?

Hyrdrogen peroxide can be used to kill harmful bacteria. While there may be better options for treatment of a staph infection, hydrogen peroxide will not cause harm to a staph infection and could help aid in killing off harmful bacteria.

Is hydrogen peroxide a pure substance or a mixture?

Household hydrogen peroxide is a homogeneous mixture of hydrogen peroxide and water.

Is Hydrogen peroxide teething whitening?

Hydrogen peroxide is a teeth whitener, google "hydrogen peroxide teeth."

What is the difference in hydrogen and hydrogen Peroxide?

Hydrogen is an element.Hydrogen peroxide is a compound.

What chemicals kill bacteria best?

The best chemicals for killing bacteria are bleach and ammonia. Hydrogen peroxide and acids are also good for killing bacteria.

What are the chemical properties of hydrogen peroxide?


Is hydrogen peroxide a nonmetal?

HYdrogen peroxide is a compound.

Why does hydrogen peroxide bubble when placed on a wound?

Catalase breaks down hydrogen peroxide into water and oxygen. Catalase is found in blood and bacteria in the wound. The bubbles you see are from the oxygen that is being released.

Is hydrogen peroxide a reactant?

I think Hydrogen Peroxide is a reactant,because hydrogen and oxygen are reactants so hydrogen peroxide should be a reactant.

How many atoms of hydrogen and oxygen are in hydrogen peroxide?

Hydrogen peroxide has two atoms of hydrogen and oxygen.

Hydrogen peroxide is represented by what formula?

Hydrogen peroxide is H2O2

Is hydrogen peroxide an antiseptic?

Yes hydrogen peroxide is an antiseptic.

What is the Fraction of hydrogen peroxide?

The answer depends on the fraction of hydrogen peroxide in WHAT!

What the forumla of hydrogen peroxide?

The formula of hydrogen peroxide is H2O2

Is hydrogen peroxide the same as hydrogen peroxide solution?


Is hydrogen peroxide the same as peroxide?

Peroxide is an compound that can be a part of another chemical to form a molecule. Hydrogen peroxide is two hydrogen atoms attached to a peroxide molecule, forming hydrogen peroxide. Peroxide itself (O2) only exists as molecular oxygen when it is not attached to another chemical.