Hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) is a clear, colorless, odorless liquid. It’s a combination of hydrogen and oxygen and is available in many strengths (indicated by the percentage of dilution with water). One dilution of hydrogen peroxide is 35 percent H2O2 and 65 percent water. Food producers use 35 percent H2O2 for a variety of purposes, including processing cheese and bleaching wheat flour. It’s also used to kill microorganisms in food packaging materials.
This 35 percent dilution is called “food grade” in part because it doesn’t contain certain stabilizers such as :
These stabilizers are found in most other commercially available hydrogen peroxide and should not be ingested.No matter the dilution — even if food grade 35 percent H2O2 — you should never drink any hydrogen peroxide
Diluted food grade hydrogen peroxide is often part of dental care products and processes:
People also use diluted food grade hydrogen peroxide in home food preparation and storage, including:
Diluted with water, it’s also used in food-related home cleaning such as:
Food grade hydrogen peroxide is safe to be used on food products in minimal amounts. But it can be toxic if you inhale or ingest it or if it comes in contact with your skin or eyes.
Inhaling food grade hydrogen peroxide can cause:
If you have inhaled H2O2, contact your doctor.
Food grade hydrogen peroxide can be corrosive to skin, possibly resulting in:
If your skin is exposed, immediately wash it with lukewarm water and soap for at least 10 minutes and contact your doctor.
Food grade hydrogen peroxide can be corrosive to the eyes, possibly resulting in:
If your eyes are splashed with H2O2, immediately rinse with running water for at least 15 minutes and contact your doctor.
Swallowing food grade H2O2 could result in:
If you have ingested food grade hydrogen peroxide, drink as much water as possible and contact your doctor.
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