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H2O2 is a very common oxidizing agent and useful in organic chemistry @organicese

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14 Jokes Only Chemistry Geeks Will Understand

Better call your oxidizing agent.. Oh wait no you left him someone higher up in the activity series hahaha


The substances that are reduced (provide oxygen or remove hydrogen) in course of the reaction are called oxidizing agents....

That’s the idea – and based on the reagents in typical organic chemistry textbooks. Description from I searched for this on


Oxidizing agent - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Oxidizing agent - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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REDOX: Identifying the Oxidizing and Reducing Agents Practice Worksheet

Students will be practicing identifying the oxidizing agent and reducing agent in a REDOX reaction by completing this practice worksheet. The worksheet contains 9 questions, some multiple choice and some fill in the blank, that cover identifying a REDOX reaction, and the oxidizing and reducing agents in a REDOX reaction. This practice worksheet can be done in class or as homework.

from Mental Floss

Gummy Bear + Potassium Chlorate = Fiery Candy Death

Molten potassium chlorate is a strong oxidizing agent that reacts violently with sugar. Gummy bears have lots of sugar in them.


Chemically, Oxidative stress is the stress related to the increased production of the oxidizing agents than that of the antioxidants inside our body cells. The Oxidative stress causes many ailments like stress, headache, cardiovascular diseases, depression etc. Several companies provide with the herbal solution for reducing the Oxidative Stress and promise for a healthier life.

For example: In the above reaction, CO2 gets reduced to CO and here, CO2 is the oxidizing agent. On the other hand, hydro...