zinc peroxide

noun

: any of various white to yellowish white powders that have the peroxide ZnO2 of zinc as their chief ingredient and are used chiefly as disinfectants, astringents, and deodorants

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“Zinc peroxide.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/zinc%20peroxide. Accessed 8 Dec. 2022.

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