How does H2 O2 behave as a bleaching agent?

Asked by Abhisek | 1 year ago |  129

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Solution :-

Hydrogen peroxide acts as a strong oxidizing agent both in basic and acidic media. When added to a cloth, it breaks the chemical bonds of the chromophores (colour producing agents). Hence, the visible light is not absorbed and the cloth gets whitened.

Answered by Pragya Singh | 1 year ago

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