O-W & Company H2O2 Hydrogen Peroxide Food Grade 12%
Hydrogen peroxide is generally recognized as safe (GRAS) as an antimicrobial agent, an oxidizing agent and for other purposes by the U.S. FDA. For example, 35% hydrogen peroxide is used to prevent infection transmission in the hospital environment, hydrogen peroxide vapor is registered with the US EPA as a sporicidal sterilant.
It is a common misconception that hydrogen peroxide is a disinfectant or antiseptic for treating wounds. While it is an effective cleaning agent, hydrogen peroxide is not an effective agent for reducing bacterial infection of wounds. Further, hydrogen peroxide applied to wounds can impede healing and lead to scarring because it destroys newly formed skin cells.
O-W & Company H2O2 Hydrogen Peroxide is Effective For:
• Household Disinfectant
• Laundry Brightener
• Fruit & Veggie Wash
• Plant Fertilizer
• Oral Rinse
• First Aid