acetyl peroxide


Definition of acetyl peroxide

: a low-melting crystalline compound (CH3CO)2O2 used especially for initiating vinyl-type polymerizations

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First Known Use of acetyl peroxide

1866, in the meaning defined above

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“Acetyl peroxide.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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