Hydrogen peroxide synthesis: an outlook beyond the anthraquinone process.

  title={Hydrogen peroxide synthesis: an outlook beyond the anthraquinone process.},
  author={Jos{\'e} Miguel Campos-Mart{\'i}n and Gema Blanco-Brieva and Jos{\'e} Luis Garc{\'i}a Fierro},
  journal={Angewandte Chemie},
  volume={45 42},
Hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) is widely used in almost all industrial areas, particularly in the chemical industry and environmental protection. The only degradation product of its use is water, and thus it has played a large role in environmentally friendly methods in the chemical industry. Hydrogen peroxide is produced on an industrial scale by the anthraquinone oxidation (AO) process. However, this process can hardly be considered a green method. It involves the sequential hydrogenation and… 

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