from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A salt containing the radical BO3, formed from a borate and hydrogen peroxide.

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  • n. Any salt, derived from borate and hydrogen peroxide, of the hypothetical perboric acid


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  • "A dentist will use a hydrogen peroxide-based material for the bleaching, but a cosmetic practitioner might use other chemicals, such as chlorine dioxide, which is acidic and can affect the health of tooth enamel, or sodium perborate, which could have safety issues for women and their reproductive health."

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  • Common chemical bleaches include household chlorine bleach, a solution of approximately 3 – 6% sodium hypochlorite (NaClO), and oxygen bleach, which contains hydrogen peroxide or a peroxide-releasing compound such as sodium perborate, sodium percarbonate, sodium persulfate, tetrasodium pyrophosphate, or urea peroxide together with catalysts and activators, e.g. tetraacetylethylenediamine and/or sodium nonanoyloxybenzenesulfonate.

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  • The laundry list of chemicals used during the dressing process includes sulfuric acid, ammonium chloride, formaldehyde, lead acetate, sodium perborate and more.

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  • Household bleaches usually contain oxidizing agents such as sodium hypochlorite chlorine bleach, sodium perborate, potassium monopersulfate, sodium percarbonate, and hydrogen peroxide.


  • Try sodium perborate bleach on washable white silks, but only after testing.


  • Oxygen bleaches The household oxygen bleaches, also known as “all-fabric” bleaches, include sodium perborate, potassium monopersulfate, hydrogen peroxide, and sodium percarbonate.


  • Substances used for this purpose include chlorine bleaches—sodium hypochlorite (also used as a household bleach, as in Clorox) or sodium chlorite—and hydrogen peroxide and sodium perborate (the household bleach Snowy or Clorox 2), but a number of other chemicals may be used at various points in the bleaching process.


  • Hydrogen peroxide or sodium perborate bleaches may be used on white silks with caution.


  • She removes vials of sodium perborate, sodium carbonate and luminol, mixes them with distilled water in a container, shakes it and transfers the solution into a black pump spray bottle.


  • Or make a paste of sodium perborate and water, then rub the stain.

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