What gas does Hydrogen peroxide give off when it bubbles?

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  1. Eli

    Eli Super Moderator<br>Elite Member
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    Just curious..

    O2?
     
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    O2, yeah. I think. Isn't that peroxide?
     
  3. slag

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    yep, O2
     
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    Cyanide, breath deeply...ahhhhhhhhhhh.
     
  5. NogginBoink

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    Hydrogen Peroxide is H2O2, a rather unstable compound.

    It decays (if that's the right word) into H2O and O2.
     
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    yep

    http://www.howstuffworks.com/question115.htm

    When the catalase comes in contact with hydrogen peroxide, it turns the hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) into water (H2O) and oxygen gas (O2).


    H2O2 --> H2O + O2





     
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    how do they catalyse the H2O2 then? It wont begin to catalyse until it comes into contact with Enzymes in the bloodstream.

     
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    *poof*

    :)
     
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    It gives off marraige-ji-wanna smoke.
     
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    get an experiment tube filled up with water, not all though, half of the tube is enough, than throw in like 10 pieces of dry-ice. see what happens.
     
  12. Spac3d

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    Throw a dead body in there too, DUH.

     
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  14. Eli

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    Hehe, thats what one of my friends calls it!
     
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