CHEBI:30178 - sodium perborate

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ChEBI Name sodium perborate
ChEBI ID CHEBI:30178
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Formula B2H4Na2O8
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 199.62800
Monoisotopic Mass 199.989
InChI InChI=1S/B2H4O8.2Na/c3-1(4)7-9-2(5,6)10-8-1;;/h3-6H;;/q-2;2*+1
InChIKey JBUKJLNBQDQXLI-UHFFFAOYSA-N
SMILES [Na+].[Na+].O[B-]1(O)OO[B-](O)(O)OO1
Roles Classification
Application(s): bleaching agent
A reagent that lightens or whitens a substrate through chemical reaction. Bleaching reactions usually involve oxidative or reductive processes that degrade colour systems. Bleaching can occur by destroying one or more of the double bonds in the conjugated chain, by cleaving the conjugated chain, or by oxidation of one of the other moieties in the conjugated chain. Their reactivity results in many bleaches having strong bactericidal, disinfecting, and sterilising properties.
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Outgoing sodium perborate (CHEBI:30178) has part perborate(2−) (CHEBI:30175)
sodium perborate (CHEBI:30178) has role bleaching agent (CHEBI:132717)
sodium perborate (CHEBI:30178) is a inorganic sodium salt (CHEBI:38702)
IUPAC Name
disodium tetrahydroxidodi-μ-peroxido-diborate
Synonyms Sources
Na2[B2(O2)2(OH)4] ChEBI
Sodium perborate ChemIDplus
Registry Numbers Types Sources
121732 Gmelin Registry Number Gmelin
15120-21-5 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
Last Modified
18 July 2016