Chemical Name: Benzoyl Peroxide (C14H10O4)
Benzoyl peroxide is the main compound found in several different pharmaceuticals for treating acne, food additives, as polymers, and catalysts in several different reactions. Other common names for this compound are; Oxy-10, Panoxyl, Benzagel 10, Benzoic acid, Lucidol, and several others.
The melting point for this compound is 1040-1060 C. At this temperature the compound will become very explosive, therefore forming no distinct boiling point. Benzoyl peroxide has a density of 1.334 and a molecular weight of 242.23g. It is slightly soluble in water (