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Is hydrogen peroxide an electrolyte?

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October 06, 2010 1:15PM


Please see below for a more useful answer Specific ConductivityThe measured conductivity is largely a function of H2O2 purity. Like water, H2O2 is a very weak electrolyte with the electrical conductivity of its solutions being similar to that of water. H2O2 is also an excellent ionizing solvent.

Ref: W.C. Schumb, C.N. Satterfield, R.L. Wentworth. "Hydrogen Peroxide", ACS Monograph, Reinhold Publishing Corp., New York (1955), pg. 757.