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  Re: [Aroid-l] Hydrogen Peroxide
From: Steve Marak <samarak at gizmoworks.com> on 2007.02.02 at 17:00:34(15200)
On Thu, 1 Feb 2007 ronmchatton@aol.com wrote:

> This is a common use for peroxide in many, many potted plant crops. In its
> most expensive form its marketed under the trade name Zerotol but its simply
> 35% hydrogen peroxide with some proprietary stabilizing agents. It works if
> you keep up with it as there is no residual activity.
> Ron McHatton
> Zone 9B, Central Florida

35% !? Wow. I assume it is diluted before use?

At that concentration (the disinfectant/bleach solutions in stores
are typically about 3%, I think) hydrogen peroxide is a very strong oxidizer
which can damage skin, clothing, etc., and especially eyes.

-- Steve Marak

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