What Is The Active Ingredient In Hydrogen Peroxide?


ESKATA (hydrogen peroxide) topical solution, 40% (w/w) is a clear, colorless solution for topical administration, which contains the active ingredient, hydrogen peroxide.

The chemical name of hydrogen peroxide is dihydrogen dioxide.

What is the ingredients in hydrogen peroxide?

Further information

Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
Hydrogen Peroxide (Hydrogen Peroxide)Hydrogen Peroxide30 mg in 1 mL

Is 30 hydrogen peroxide dangerous?

The 30% solution is a dangerous fire and explosion risk—do not heat. Dilute 3% and 6% hydrogen peroxide solutions are weak oxidizers and skin and eye irritants.

Can I get hydrogen peroxide in pharmacy?

Today, doctors know hydrogen peroxide also kills healthy cells, so many no longer recommend its use for that purpose. It also can be harmful if it gets in your eyes, covers a large area of your skin or is ingested, especially the food-grade hydrogen peroxide.