Sodium percarbonate is an adduct of sodium carbonate and hydrogen peroxide, with formula 2 Na2CO3 · 3 H2O2. It is a colorless, crystalline, hygroscopic and water-soluble solid.
A colorless, crystalline solid. Denser than water. Contact may irritate skin, eyes and mucous membranes. May be toxic by ingestion. Used to make other chemicals.
CAS NO. 15630-89-4
White crystalline powder
Molecular Weight: 314.06
Stable under recommended storage conditions.
Soluble in water.
Sodium percarbonate is mainly used as a bleaching chemical in laundry detergents, laundry additives and machine dishwashing products.
Sodium percarbonate may also be used in products for drain cleaning, multipurpose cleaning or for denture cleansing.
Sodium Percarbonate biodegrades completely and adds bio-available oxygen to the water. It could prevent severe hypoxia and thus be for aquatic animal use.