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Oxidizing agent

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In chemistry, an oxidizing agent (oxidant, oxidizer) is a substance that has the ability to oxidize other substances — in other words to cause them to lose electrons. [1]

61 relations: Atom, Bleach, Bromine, Chemical reaction, Chemical Reviews, Chlorate, Chlorine, Chlorite, Chromate and dichromate, Chromic acid, Chromium, Chromium trioxide, Claus process, Combustion, Dinitrogen tetroxide, Dye, Electron, Electron transfer, Electrosynthesis, Fenton's reagent, Ferrocenium tetrafluoroborate, Fluorine, Gunpowder, Halogen, Hydrogen peroxide, Hypochlorite, Iodine, Manganate, Nitrate, Nitric acid, Nitric oxide, Nitrogen dioxide, Nitrous oxide, Organic redox reaction, Osmium tetroxide, Oxide, Oxygen, Ozone, Ozonolysis, Perchlorate, Permanganate, Peroxide, Peroxydisulfuric acid, Peroxymonosulfuric acid, Potassium dichromate, Potassium nitrate, Potassium permanganate, Pyridinium chlorochromate, Redox, Reducing agent, ..., Ruthenium tetroxide, Sodium bismuthate, Sodium perborate, Standard electrode potential (data page), Sulfur, Sulfur dioxide, Sulfuric acid, Thallium, Tris(4-bromophenyl)ammoniumyl hexachloroantimonate, Ultramarine, United States Department of Transportation. Expand index (11 more) »


An atom is the smallest constituent unit of ordinary matter that has the properties of a chemical element.

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Bleach is the generic name for any chemical product which is used industrially and domestically to whiten clothes, lighten hair color and remove stains.

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Bromine is a chemical element with symbol Br and atomic number 35.

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Chemical reaction

A chemical reaction is a process that leads to the transformation of one set of chemical substances to another.

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Chemical Reviews

Chemical Reviews is peer-reviewed scientific journal published twice per month by the American Chemical Society.

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The chlorate anion has the formula.

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Chlorine is a chemical element with symbol Cl and atomic number 17.

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The chlorite ion, or chlorine dioxide anion, is.

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Chromate and dichromate

Chromate salts contain the chromate anion,.

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Chromic acid

The term chromic acid is usually used for a mixture made by adding concentrated sulfuric acid to a dichromate, which may contain a variety of compounds, including solid chromium trioxide.

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Chromium is a chemical element with symbol Cr and atomic number 24.

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Chromium trioxide

Chromium trioxide is an inorganic compound with the formula CrO3.

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Claus process

The Claus process is the most significant gas desulfurizing process, recovering elemental sulfur from gaseous hydrogen sulfide.

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Combustion, or burning, is a high-temperature exothermic redox chemical reaction between a fuel (the reductant) and an oxidant, usually atmospheric oxygen, that produces oxidized, often gaseous products, in a mixture termed as smoke.

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Dinitrogen tetroxide

Dinitrogen tetroxide, commonly referred to as nitrogen tetroxide, is the chemical compound N2O4.

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A dye is a colored substance that has an affinity to the substrate to which it is being applied.

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The electron is a subatomic particle, symbol or, whose electric charge is negative one elementary charge.

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Electron transfer

Electron transfer (ET) occurs when an electron relocates from an atom or molecule to another such chemical entity.

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Electrosynthesis in chemistry is the synthesis of chemical compounds in an electrochemical cell.

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Fenton's reagent

Fenton's reagent is a solution of hydrogen peroxide with ferrous iron as a catalyst that is used to oxidize contaminants or waste waters.

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Ferrocenium tetrafluoroborate

Ferrocenium tetrafluoroborate is an organometallic compound with the formula BF4.

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Fluorine is a chemical element with symbol F and atomic number 9.

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Gunpowder, also known as black powder to distinguish it from modern smokeless powder, is the earliest known chemical explosive.

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The halogens are a group in the periodic table consisting of five chemically related elements: fluorine (F), chlorine (Cl), bromine (Br), iodine (I), and astatine (At).

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Hydrogen peroxide

Hydrogen peroxide is a chemical compound with the formula.

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In chemistry, hypochlorite is an ion with the chemical formula ClO−.

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Iodine is a chemical element with symbol I and atomic number 53.

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In inorganic nomenclature, a manganate is any negatively charged molecular entity with manganese as the central atom.

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Nitrate is a polyatomic ion with the molecular formula and a molecular mass of 62.0049 u.

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Nitric acid

Nitric acid (HNO3), also known as aqua fortis (Latin for "strong water") and spirit of niter, is a highly corrosive mineral acid.

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Nitric oxide

Nitric oxide (nitrogen oxide or nitrogen monoxide) is a colorless gas with the formula NO.

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Nitrogen dioxide

Nitrogen dioxide is the chemical compound with the formula.

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Nitrous oxide

Nitrous oxide, commonly known as laughing gas or nitrous, is a chemical compound, an oxide of nitrogen with the formula.

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Organic redox reaction

Organic reductions or organic oxidations or organic redox reactions are redox reactions that take place with organic compounds.

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Osmium tetroxide

Osmium tetroxide (also osmium(VIII) oxide) is the chemical compound with the formula OsO4.

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An oxide is a chemical compound that contains at least one oxygen atom and one other element in its chemical formula.

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Oxygen is a chemical element with symbol O and atomic number 8.

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Ozone, or trioxygen, is an inorganic molecule with the chemical formula.

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Ozonolysis is an organic reaction where the unsaturated bonds of alkenes, alkynes, or azo compounds are cleaved with ozone.

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A perchlorate is the name for a chemical compound containing the perchlorate ion,.

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A permanganate is the general name for a chemical compound containing the manganate(VII) ion,.

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Peroxide is a compound with the structure R-O-O-R. The O−O group in a peroxide is called the peroxide group or peroxo group.

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Peroxydisulfuric acid

Peroxydisulfuric acid is the inorganic compound with the chemical formula H2S2O8.

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Peroxymonosulfuric acid

Peroxymonosulfuric acid, (H2SO5), also known as persulfuric acid, peroxysulfuric acid, or Caro's acid, is a liquid at room temperature.

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Potassium dichromate

Potassium dichromate, K2Cr2O7, is a common inorganic chemical reagent, most commonly used as an oxidizing agent in various laboratory and industrial applications. As with all hexavalent chromium compounds, it is acutely and chronically harmful to health. It is a crystalline ionic solid with a very bright, red-orange color. The salt is popular in the laboratory because it is not deliquescent, in contrast to the more industrially relevant salt sodium dichromate.Gerd Anger, Jost Halstenberg, Klaus Hochgeschwender, Christoph Scherhag, Ulrich Korallus, Herbert Knopf, Peter Schmidt, Manfred Ohlinger, "Chromium Compounds" in Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry, Wiley-VCH, Weinheim, 2005.

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Potassium nitrate

Potassium nitrate is a chemical compound with the chemical formula KNO3.

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Potassium permanganate

Potassium permanganate is an inorganic chemical compound and medication.

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Pyridinium chlorochromate

Pyridinium chlorochromate (PCC) is a yellow-orange salt with the formula.

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Redox (short for reduction–oxidation reaction) (pronunciation: or) is a chemical reaction in which the oxidation states of atoms are changed.

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Reducing agent

A reducing agent (also called a reductant or reducer) is an element (such as calcium) or compound that loses (or "donates") an electron to another chemical species in a redox chemical reaction.

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Ruthenium tetroxide

Ruthenium tetroxide (Ruthenium(VIII) oxide) is the inorganic compound with the formula RuO4.

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Sodium bismuthate

Sodium bismuthate is the inorganic compound with the formula NaBiO3.

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Sodium perborate

Sodium perborate is chemical compound whose chemical formula may be written,, or, more properly, ·. Its name is sometimes abbreviated as PBS.

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Standard electrode potential (data page)

The data values of standard electrode potentials are given in the table below, in volts relative to the standard hydrogen electrode, and are for the following conditions.

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Sulfur or sulphur is a chemical element with symbol S and atomic number 16.

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Sulfur dioxide

Sulfur dioxide (also sulphur dioxide in British English) is the chemical compound with the formula.

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Sulfuric acid

Sulfuric acid (alternative spelling sulphuric acid) is a mineral acid with molecular formula H2SO4.

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Thallium is a chemical element with symbol Tl and atomic number 81.

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Tris(4-bromophenyl)ammoniumyl hexachloroantimonate

Tris(4-bromophenyl)ammoniumyl hexachloroantimonate is the organic compound with the formula SbCl6.

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Ultramarine is a deep blue color and a pigment which was originally made by grinding lapis lazuli into a powder.

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United States Department of Transportation

The United States Department of Transportation (USDOT or DOT) is a federal Cabinet department of the U.S. government concerned with transportation.

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