percarbonic acid


per·​carbonic acid
: any of three peroxy acids derived from carbonic acid and known only in the form of their salts and esters
especially : the peroxy-di-carbonic acid H2C2O6

called also peroxycarbonic acid

not used systematically

Word History


per- + carbonic

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“Percarbonic acid.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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