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What is the shelf life, service and operation of hydrogen peroxide?

What is the shelf life, service and operation of hydrogen peroxide?

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1 August, 2021
Hydrogen peroxide is a pure chemical substance, the formula H2O2 is used in various fields such as disinfection of surfaces and various medical instruments (usually from 6% - 37%), water purification from biological contamination, elimination of unpleasant odors (37%-60%), in the space industry, etc. In everyday life, this is usually a 3% - 6% solution of hydrogen peroxide, which is stored in your first-aid kit at home.

According to GOST, the shelf life of 3% hydrogen peroxide in a closed bottle is 2 years and in an open container is 1 month.

Stronger solutions of 37%-60% in everyday life are usually used to clean swimming pools from pollution, and in the medical field and in industry - perhydrol is used as a strong oxidizer. If used incorrectly, it can be dangerous.

The shelf life of 37% hydrogen peroxide is half a year (6 months ) from the date of manufacture. The working solution should be stored in an open container for 1 day.

GOST for 37% hydrogen peroxide:  
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