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Is Hydrogen Peroxide Safe on Skin?

Nov. 17, 2020

Hydrogen peroxide is a colorless, transparent liquid with a faint special odor. It is often used to treat traumatic wounds. The reason why hydrogen peroxide has such great ability is that its chemical properties are very unstable, it is easy to decompose to produce oxygen, and the oxygen will clean up the bacteria. Is it harmful to the skin? Let's take you to find out.

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1. The Harm of Hydrogen Peroxide to your Skin

The hydrogen peroxide used in medical treatment is 3% hydrogen peroxide, which is used for wound disinfection and local antibacterial. For medical use, hydrogen peroxide is generally non-irritating to the skin.

3% hydrogen peroxide used for skin disinfection is not irritating to the skin, so it is not harmful to the child's skin.

2. The Harm of Hydrogen Peroxide to the Body

Hydrogen peroxide is a kind of chemical raw material, divided into industrial and medical, we will often use it in normal times, generally it will help our lives, especially for disinfection and sterilization plays an important role, but in use The method must be correct to prevent harm to the human body. Generally, the main harm to human body is skin contact and accidental ingestion. What are the hazards of hydrogen peroxide to the human body? Let’s take a look below.

Hydrogen peroxide solution, the chemical formula is H2O2, and its aqueous solution is commonly known as hydrogen peroxide. Its appearance is a colorless and transparent liquid. It is a strong oxidant and is suitable for wound disinfection, environment and food disinfection. The use of hydrogen peroxide is divided into three types: medical, military and industrial. The daily disinfection is medical hydrogen peroxide. Medical hydrogen peroxide can kill intestinal pathogens and pyogenic cocci. It is generally used for surface disinfection. Hydrogen peroxide has an oxidizing effect, but the concentration of medical hydrogen peroxide is equal to or lower than 3%. When wiped on the wound surface, there will be a burning sensation and the surface will be oxidized to white. Just wash it with water, and it will return to the original after 3-5 minutes. color!

Health hazards: concentrated hydrogen peroxide is strongly corrosive. Inhalation of the vapor or mist of this product is strongly irritating to the respiratory tract. Direct eye contact with liquid can cause irreversible damage and even blindness. Oral poisoning occurs with abdominal pain, chest pain, difficulty breathing, vomiting, temporary movement and sensory disturbances, and elevated body temperature. Individual cases have visual impairment, epileptiform spasm, and paresis.

Through the above introduction, we know what is the harm of hydrogen peroxide to the human body. We must use it correctly in our life to help our lives. We must also pay attention to the correct method during use, especially not keep it where children can reach to avoid accidents.

3.The Magical Effect of Hydrogen Peroxide

Hydrogen peroxide can relieve toothache.

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