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U.S. & International Physicians Who OfferIV Hydrogen Peroxide & Bioluminescence


From Ken Adachi Editor http://educate-yourself.org/hp/hydrogenperoxidephysiciansIOMAlist2002.shtml Posted Oct. 3, 2006

The 2002 Physicians List from the International Oxidative Medicine Association (IOMA) ispublished in Hydrogen Peroxide, Medical Miracle by Dr. William Campbell Douglass, MD(2003 edition) . I will update the list when I receive the 2006 list from IOMA. Undoubtedly morephysicians and more states will be listed in the 2006 list. If you are a physician (or if you knowof a physician) who offers IV hydrogen peroxide infusions or Bioluminescence therapies andyou are not affiliated with IOMA, please send me the names Editor and I can list thosephysicians on a separate, unaffiliated list.

International Oxidative Medicine Association (IOMA).

The International Oxidative Medicine Association (lOMA) was established by Charles Farr,MD, PhD, to train and assist qualified physicians in giving hydrogen peroxide therapy. IOMA isa 50lc not-for-profit education and research foundation. The Foundation has a continuingeducation program for physicians to keep them current on the latest findings in oxidativemedicine. Specific medical information or recommendations are not available through theFoundation and must be provided by your personal physician. Address any correspondence to:

I.O.M.A.P.O. Box 809010, Oklahoma City, OK 73189

Updated copies of the following list are available from IOMA upon receipt of a written requestand a $5 donation.

2002 Physicians List

Alaska Arizona Arkansas California Colorado Connecticut Florida Georgia Illinois IndianaLouisiana Maine Maryland Massachusetts Michigan Missouri Nebraska Nevada New HanpshireNew Jersey New Mexico New York North Carolina Ohio Oklahoma Oregon PennsylvaniaTennessee Texas Virginia Washington


Brazil Canada Ecuador Germany Mexico Phillipines Sweden Switzerland United Kingdom

* Denotes Interim Diplomate Status. Interim Diplomate Status is awarded to those physicianswho have completed workshop training and have passed a written exam.

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Elisabeth A. Cole, MD Complementary Medicine Center43335 K Beach Rd., Ste. 8 Soldotna, AK 99669Ph: 907-262-7977Fax: 907-522-3114

ARIZONAGarry F. Gordon, MD Gordon Research Institute 708 E. Hwy 260, C-2 Payson, AZ 85541Ph: 520-472-4263Fax: 520-474-3819 [emailprotected]

Thomas J. Grade, MDUlturna Biological Medicine 6644 E. Baywood, #A-2Mesa, AZ 85206Ph: 480-981-2992Fax: 480-981-1309 [emailprotected]

Gordon Josephs, DO CCUSA c/o 7315 E. Evans Rd. Scottsdale, AZ 85260Ph: 480-998-9232Fax: 480-998-1528 [emailprotected]

David C. Korn, DDS, DO, MD(H) Longlife Medical, Inc.11518 E. Apache Trail, Ste. 115 Apache Junction, AZ 85220 Ph: 480-354-6700Fax: 480-354-6708

Charles D. Schwengel, DO Rhythm of Life Preventative Medicine 1050 E. University, #4 Mesa, AZ 85203Ph: 480-668-1448Fax: 480-898-7323

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* Norman J. Ward, DVM Holistic Animal Care Center 7030 E. 5th Ave., Ste. 3 Scottsdale, AZ 85251Ph: 602-946-0663Fax: 602-946-0841


* Melissa Taliaferro, MD P.O. Box 400, Leslie, AR 72645 Ph: 870-447-2599Fax: 870-447-2917


* Les Breitman, MD Anti-Aging Medicine2023 W. Vista Way, Ste. F Vista, CA 92083Ph: 760-744-7766Fax: 760-414-9933 [emailprotected]

Tennison S. Dong, MD 17220 Newhope St., Ste. 120Fountain Valley, CA 92708 Ph: 714-751-5614Fax: 714-751-2936

Ken Ferguson, MDOptimal Health Care Medical Group11502 Vermont Ave.Los Angeles, CA 90044Ph: 323-774-2800Fax: 323-754-4014

H. Rene Fernandez, MDSan Diego Integrative Medicine Group2555 Camino Del RioSouth, S-207 San Diego, CA 92108Ph: 619-543-9410Fax: 619-543-0814 [emailprotected]

Rernard McGinity, MD6945 Fair Oaks Blvd.

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Carmichael, CA 95608Ph: 916-485-4556Fax: 916-485-1491

Robert Jay Rowen, MDRadiant Health Medical Center 95 Montgomery Dr., #220Santa Rosa, CA 95404Ph: 707-571-7560Fax: 707-571-8929

Richard L. Sellman, MDSellman Health & Longevity Institute13422 Newport Ave., #L Tustin, CA 92780Ph: 714-544-1521Fax: 714-544-3467

David L. Stokesbury, MDAdvanced Magnetic Research Institute27652 Camino Capistrano, Ste. B Laguna Niguel, CA 92677Ph: 949-582-2057Fax: 949-367-1716

Terri Su, MDRadiant Health Medical Center 95 Montgomery Dr., #220 Santa Rosa, CA 95404Ph: 707-571-7560Fax: 707-571-8929

Murray Susser, MD2211 Corinth Ave., Ste. 204 Los Angeles, CA 90064 Ph: 310-966-9194Fax: 310-966-9196


* Terry Grossman, MDFrontier Medical Institute 2801 Youngfield St., #117 Denver, CO 80231Ph: 303-233-4247Fax: [emailprotected]

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Brian K. Wilson, DC Broadway South Chiropractic Clinic3601 S. Broadway Englewood, CO 80110Ph: 303-761-8521Fax: 303-761-8349 [emailprotected]


Lawrence D. Cohen, MD Advanced Pain Care Plaza West 100 Mill Plain Rd. Danbury, CT 06811Ph: 203-791-3988Fax: 203-791-3966 [emailprotected]


Martin Dayton, DO18600 Collins Ave.Sunny Isles Beach, FL 33160 Ph: 305-931-8484Fax: 305-936-1849

* Nelson Kraucek, MD Life Family Practice 8985 N.E. 134th Ave. Lady Lake, FL 32159 Ph: 352-750-4333 Fax: 352-750-2023 [emailprotected]

Bach McComb, DO, ND, PhD Health-By-Choice, Inc.100 SE 15th Ave.Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33301 Ph: 954-763-1230Fax: [emailprotected]

Eteri Melnikov, MD Manatee Family Medical 116 Manatee Ave. E Bradenton, FL 34208

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Ph: 941-748-7943Fax: 941-748-1258

* Gary L. Pynkel, DO 3840 Colonial Blvd., Ste. 1 Ft. Myers, FL 33912Ph: 941-278-3377Fax: 941-278-3702

S. Todd Robinson, MD Robinson Family Clinic 4406 S. Florida Ave., #30 Lakeland, FL 33813Ph: 863-646-5088Fax: 863-646-7534 [emailprotected]

John Song, MD Community Quick Medical 1360 U.S. #1, Ste. 1Vera Beach, FL 32960 Ph: 561-770-2070Fax: [emailprotected]

William N. Watson, MD 5536 Stewart Street Milton, FL 32570Ph: 850-623-3836Fax: 850-623-2201 [emailprotected]


Ralph G. Ellis, Jr., MD Coastal Georgia Health Research Institute158 Scranton Connector Blvd. Brunswick, GA 31525Ph: 912-280-0304Fax: 912-280-0601 [emailprotected]

E. Glynn Taunton, DO Oglethorpe Wellness Center 100 Riverview Lane Oglethorpe, GA 31068Ph: 912-472-2550

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Fax: 912-472-2555dr. [emailprotected]


* Ross A. Hauser, MD Caring Medical715 Lake Street, Ste. 600 Oak Park, IL 60301Ph: 708-848-7789Fax: 708-848-7763 [emailprotected]

Thomas L. Hesselink, MD 888 S. Edgelawn Dr. Aurora, IL 60506Ph: 630-844-0011Fax: 630-844-0500 [emailprotected]


Gerald Myers, MDNatural Healing Centers, Inc. 2012 Ironwood Circle, Ste. 215 South Bend, IN 46635Ph: 219-271-9444Fax: 219-271-9445 [emailprotected]


Charles C. Mary, III, MD Mary Medical Clinic 1201 S. Clearview Pkwy, Ste. 100Jefferson, LA 70121Ph: 504-734-0730Fax: 504-734-0340 [emailprotected]

Saroj Tampira, MD800 W. Virtue St., Ste. 207 Chalmette, LA 70043Ph: 504-271-0794Fax: 504-279-4321


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Joseph Py, DO640 Brighton Ave., Ste. A Portland, ME 04102Ph: 207-828-4299Fax: 207-828-5056 [emailprotected]


Dr. Paul Beals9101 Cherry Lane, Ste. 205 Laurel, MD 20708Ph: 301-490-9911


Kimberlee Allen, PA-C Preventive Medicine Center 23G White's Path .S. Yarmouth, MA 02664 Ph: 508-760-2423Fax: 508-760-1019

Carol Englender, MD1126 Beacon St.Newton, MA 02461Ph: 617-965-7770Fax: 617-965-7378

Jeanne Hubbuch, MD 1126 Beacon St., 2nd Floor Newton, MA 02461Ph: 617-965-7770Fax: 617-965-7378


* Vahagn Agbabian, DO28 N. Saginaw, Ste. 1105 Pontiac, MI 48342Ph: 248-334-2424Fax: 248-334-2924 [emailprotected]

Lida H. Mattman, PhD 319 Rivard Blvd.Grosse Pointe, MI 48230

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Ph: 313-885-5754Fax: 313-755-6411


Ralph D. Cooper, DO 1608 E 20th Street Joplin, MO 64804 Ph: 417-624-4323 Fax: 417-624-4324 [emailprotected]


* Jeffery Passer, MD9300 Underwood Ave., #520 Omaha, NE 68114Ph: 402-398-1200Fax: 402-398-9119


Carol Barlow, MD, HMD Allergy Institute of Nevada 2225 E. Flamingo Rd., Bldg. 2 Las Vegas, NV 89119Ph: 702-731-3117Fax: 702-731-3840

Robert D. Milne, MDMilne Medical Center2110 Pinto LaneLas Vegas, NV 89106Ph: 702-385-1393Fax: 702-385-4170 [emailprotected]


* Kenneth A. Bock, MDRhinebeck Health Center 108 Montgomery St. Rhinebeck, NY 12572Ph: 845-876-7082Fax: [emailprotected]

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Charles Gant, MD, PhD Bernard Straile, DC Alternative Healing Center Geddes Plaza527 Charles Ave. Syracuse, NY 13209Ph: 315-484-7020Fax: 315-484-7306

Thomas Lodi, MD Complete Care7 Village Square Glen Cove, NY 11542 Ph: 516-759-2032


Omari K. Mutib, MD 70 George St., #3 Manchester, NH 03102 Ph: 603-626-4550


Richard Tester, NC New Life Center1032 Cumbermeade Rd.Fort Lee, NJ 07024 Ph: 201-224-4238Fax: 201-224-0497

* Stuart Weg, MD 1250 E. Ridgewood Ave. Ridgewood, NJ 07450 Ph: 201-447-5558Fax: 201-447-9011


Ralph J. Luciani, DO Albuquerque Clinic10601 Lomas Blvd. NE, Ste. 103 Albuquerque, NM 87112Ph: 505-298-5995Fax: 505-298-2940 [emailprotected]

Thomas Lodi, MD Health Doctors

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157-05 Crossbay Blvd. Howard Beach, NY 11414 Ph: 718-845-5252

William H. Stephan, MD 4080 Delaware Ave. Tonawanda, NY 14150 Ph: 716-875-7399Fax: 716-875-7725

* Richard J. Ucci, MD521 Main Street Oneonta, NY 13820Ph: 607-432-8752Fax: 607-431-9641

* Pavel I. Yutsis, MD The CAM Institute for Integrative Therapies 264 1st Street Brooklyn, NY 11215 Ph: 718-768-4505 Fax: 718-768-2496


Dennis Fera, MDHolistic Health & Medicine 1000 Corporate Dr., Ste. 209 Hillsborough, NC 27278Ph: 919-732-2287Fax: 919-732-3176 [emailprotected]

*John C. Pittman, MDThe Carolina Center4505 Fair Meadow Lane, Ste. 111 Raleigh, NC 27607Ph: 919-571-4391Fax: [emailprotected]

Neal Speight, MDCenter for Wellness2317 Randolph Road Charlotte, NC 28207Ph: 704-334-8447Fax: 704-334-0733

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* Richard A. Worsham, MDRt. 1, Box 327-ALake Toxaway, NC 28747Ph: 828-966-4593Fax: [emailprotected]


* John Baron, DO Baron Clinic, Inc:4807 Roackside Rd., Ste. 100 Cleveland, OH 44131Ph: 216-642-0082Fax: 216-642-1415 [emailprotected]

Ronald B. Casselberry, MD The Casselberry Clinic 2132 W. 25th Street Cleveland, OH 44113Ph: 216-771-5855Fax: 216-771-4534

Michael A. DiCello, MD 9023 Elm St.Mentor, OH 44060Ph: 440-255-9727

* James C. Roberts, MD Comprehensive Heart Care, Inc. 4607 Sylvania Ave., Ste. 200 Toledo, OH 43623Ph: 419-882-9620Fax: 419-882-9628

Jim Smith, DOHealth Quest 2000Healing Center11263 Reading Rd. Cincinnati, OH ~241Ph: 513-769-7546Fax: [emailprotected]

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Dr. Douglass Cook1108 N Washington Weatherford, OK 73096Ph: 580-774-2214

Craig Day, DCRadiant Life Anti-Aging Clinic 920 Elm PlaceBroken Arrow, OK 74012Ph: 918-396-9000.Fax: 918-396-0119 [emailprotected]

Charles Hathaway, DC1607 S. MuskogeeTahlaquah, OK 74464Ph: 918-456-8090Fax: 918-456-6060 [emailprotected]

* Richard Santelli, DCMoore Family Clinic838 NW 12thMoore, OK 73160Ph: 405-799-4436Fax: 405-793-1546 [emailprotected]

* Michael Taylor, DC Taylor Clinic3808 E. 51st St.Tulsa, OK 74119Ph: 918-749-4657Fax: 918-749-6263 mtaylor-healer@ ttiservices.com

* Robert L. White, PhD Genesis Medical Research Foundation 5419 S. Western Oklahoma City, OK 73109Ph: 405-634-7855Fax: 405-634-7320


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Robert A. Burkich, MD PMCT707 Signal Mt. Road Chattanooga, TN 37405 Ph: 423-266-4474 Fax: 423-266-4464


Franklin H. Ross, Jr., MD Integrated Health Services 565 A StreetAshland, OR 97520Ph: 541-482-7007Fax: 541-482-5123 healthoptions@ ashlandoregon.org

Terence Young, MDCornerstone1205 Wallace Road, NW Salem, OR 97304Ph: 503-371-1558Fax: 503-375-3866 [emailprotected]


Louis K. Hauber, MD Medical Arts Bldg.Rd. #8, Ste. 240 Kittanning, PA 16201Ph: 724-543-1043

Roy E. Kerry, MDEar Nose Throat & Allergy Associates, PC17 Sixth Ave.Greenville, PA 16125Ph: 724-588-2600Fax: [emailprotected]

* Arthur L. Koch, DO57 W. Juniper St.Hazleton, PA 18201Ph: 570-455-4747Fax: 570-455-6312


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Jasbir Ahluwalia, MD Women's Health1191 South Loop Stephenville, TX 76401Ph: 254-968-8851Fax: 254-968-0998 [emailprotected]

Rolando G. Arafiles, MD 202 James Coleman Dr., Ste. 4 Victoria, TX 77904Ph: 361-570-3641Fax: 361-570-3644

Daniel J. Boyle, II, DO Progressive Therapeutic Alternative Medicine11118 Wurzbach, #203San Antonio, TX 78230Ph: 210-690-6393Fax: 210-690-6394 ptam8607~ash.net

William P. Coleman, MD ATHA Braxos-Health & Life Center512 Meadowlake Ctr.Waco, TX 76712Ph: 254-772-5353Fax: 254-776-9729

Ronald M. Davis, MD5002 TodvilleSeabrook, TX 77586Ph: 281-474-3495Fax: [emailprotected]

John E. Galewaler, DO Whitesboro Family Clinic 34 Charlie Dr.Whitesboro, TX 76273Ph: 903-564-3503Fax: 903-564-9547

C. Richard Massey, MD Integrative Medical Center 111 N. Eagle St. Fredericksburg, TX 78624

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Ph: 830-990-9254Fax: 830-997-2579

Joseph McWherter, MD Energy Health Centre 1307 8th Ave., #204Ft. Worth, TX 76104Ph: 817-927-2511Fax: 817-924-0167 [emailprotected]

Vladimir Rizov, MDAustin Rejuvination Center 911 W. Anderson Lane, Ste. 205Austin, TX 78757Ph: 512-451-8149Fax: 512-451-0895

Darrell Shaw, RPhATHA Brazos-Health & Life Center512 Meadowlake Center Waco, TX 76712Ph: 254-772-5353Fax: 254-772-5358

Benjamin Thurman, MD Natural Med. & Wellness Clinic610 S. Abe, Ste. A San Angelo, TX 76903 Ph: 915-481-0597Fax: 915-481-0597

Michael E. Truman, DO Holistic Wellness Center 2401 Canton Dr.Ft. Worth, TX 76112 Ph: 817-446-5500Fax: 817-446-5509 [emailprotected]


Denise E. Bruner, MD5015 Lee Highway, Ste. 201 Arlington, VA 22207Ph: 703-558-4949Fax: 703-558-4980

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E. Aubrey Murden, MD Alternative Integrated Medicine4020 Raintree Road, Ste. C Chesapeake, VA 23321Ph: 757-488-9900Fax: 757-405-3025 [emailprotected]

Joan M. Resk, DOTo Life! 5249 Clearbrook Lane Roanoke, VA 24014-6637 Ph: 540-776-8331Fax: 540-776-8303


Jonathan Collins, MD 12911120th Ave., NE, #A-50 Kirkland, W A 98034Ph: 425-820-0547Fax: [emailprotected]

Stephen C. Kennedy, MD Health Initiatives, Inc.615 SE Chkalov Dr., Ste. #14 Vancouver, WA 98683Ph: 360-256-4566Fax: 360-253-3060 [emailprotected]

Stephen Markus, MDMoss Bay Center1540 140th Ave., NE Bellevue, W A 98005Ph: 425-644-6048Fax:. 425-641-2721

Donald Lee McCabe, DO Freeland Medical Center 1689 E. Main St.Freeland, W A 98249Ph: 360-331-4424Fax: 360-331-1679 [emailprotected]

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Roberto Cesat Leite, MD Rva Da Paz, 51- Alto Da XV Curitiba, PR 80060-1-60 BRAZILPh: 011-55-41~264-4740 Fax: 011-55-41-264-8447


* Jim Chan, ND, DiPi, AC #101 - 3380 Maguinna Dr. Vancouver, BC V5S 4C6 CANADAPh: 604-435-3786Fax: 604-436-2426

Robert J. Ewing, ND2431 Clearbrook Rd. Abbotsford, BC V2T 2X9 CANADAPh: 604-504-1978Fax: [emailprotected]

* Christoph Kind, ND3738 Minto Rd.Courtenay, BC V9N 8H9 CANADAPh: 250-336-8349Fax: 250-336-8748 [emailprotected]

J. William La Valley, MD Medical Wellness Centre Box 2020Chester, NS BOJ 1JO CANADAPh: 902-275-4555Fax: 902-275-4555

Thao Nuygen, NDHOC Progressive Medical Products

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#621 - P.O. Box 8000 Abbotsforg, BC V2S 6H1 CANADAPh: 604-850-0740Fax: 604-850-3344

Zayg Ratansi, NDHOC ProgressiveMedical Products#621 - P.O. Box 8000 Abbotsforg, BC V2S 6H1 CANADAPh: 604-850-0740Fax: 604-850-3344

* Garrett G. Swetlikoff, ND Kelowna Naturopathic Clinic 160-1855 Kirschner Rd. Kelowna, BC VI Y 4N7 CANADAPh: 250-868-2205Fax: 250-868-2099 [emailprotected]


Robert B. Wickman, DO, ND Stanwick, SACasilla 17-07-9112Quito, ECUADORPh: 593-224-1274Fax: 593-244-1254 [emailprotected]


John G. Ionescu, PhD Spezialklinik Neukirchen Krankenhausstr.9 Neukirchen b.HI.Blut 93454 GERMANYPh: 011-49-9947-28122 Fax: 011-49-9947-28109 [emailprotected]


Fernando Agundez, MD Consultorio Medico 634-A Madero Ave.

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Mexicali, Baja California MEXICO 21100Ph: 888-258-0212

Sergio Dipp, MD Consultorio Medico #1230 Obregon Ave. Mexica1i, Baja California MEXICO 21100Ph: 011-52-65-53-45-07

Oscar Gonzalez, MDIntergra health Internatinal SA de CVAve Fuentes Del Valle 101 pte.,Fuentes Del ValleGata Garcia M 66220 MEXICOPh: 011-52-83-35-28-90Fax: 011-52-83-56-27-62

* Frank J. Morales, Jr., MD Rio Valley MedicalAve. Alvaro Obergon #77 Matamoros, Tamp.,Col.JardinCP 87330. MEXICOPh: 011-52-88-12-48-42 Fax: 011-52-88-12-48-42

Rosie Morales, DDSRio Valley MedicalAve. Alvaro Obergon #77 Matamoros, Tamp., Col. Jardin CP 87330 MEXICOPh: 011-52-88-12-48-42Fax: 011-52-88-12-48-42

Alfredo Pizana, MD Oxi-Vita Dentro Medico HyperbaricoRio Manzanares #426-B San Pedro Garza Garcia NL MEXICOPh: 956-778-3329Fax: 956-544-4439 [emailprotected]

Jose Rios, MD

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Flo. I. Madero 60 NTEIxtlan, NAY 63940 MEXICOPh: 011-52-32-43-36-59 Fax: 011-52-32-43-36-59 [emailprotected]


Maria Evelina Tablan, MD Omni Herbal Clinic Cottage 829 Tangier St. B.F. Homes, Las Pinas City PHILIPPINESPh: 632-825-1011Fax: 632-565-4933


Per Olof Barr, MD, PhD RETIRED Gyllerstiernsjutan 12 Stockholm 11526 SWEDENPh: 011-46-8-6671417 Fax: 011-46-8-6671417


Pierre Steiner, MD 17 rue Dancet Geneva SWITZERLAND


* Hugh J. E. Cox, MDSozo Clinic14 Ayleswater, Watermead Aylesbury, Bucks HP193FB UNITED KINGDOMPh: 011-44-296-399317 Fax: 011-44-296-399291

Patrick J. Kingsley, MD 72 Main Street Oegathorpe

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Lctslr LE129TAUNITED KINGDOMPh: 011-44-1530-223622 Fax: 011-44-1530-223622

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Is H2O2 the same as hydrogen peroxide? ›

Hydrogen peroxide is a chemical compound with the formula H 2O 2. In its pure form, it is a very pale blue liquid that is slightly more viscous than water.

Is peroxide FDA approved? ›

Food Grade hydrogen peroxide is manufactured to meet the hydrogen peroxide monograph outlined in the Food Chemical Codex. It is approved for a limited number of food processing applications by the FDA in 21 CFR. The 'Food Grade' designation in no way implies that the product is safe for consumption by humans.

What is hydrogen peroxide pdf? ›

Hydrogen peroxide is a strong oxidizing agent characterized by a chemical structure that possesses unpaired electrons. This makes it highly reactive and gives it the ability to damage cellular macromolecules, including proteins, lipids, and nucleic acids.

How do you get H2O2? ›

Hydrogen peroxide is made through the catalysis of the reaction of hydrogen (H2) with atmospheric oxygen (O2) to produce hydrogen peroxide (H2O2).

Why is hydrogen peroxide no longer recommended? ›

Hydrogen peroxide is not an effective treatment because it actually irritates the skin and inhibits wound healing. The advice about using it has changed because new research shows that the irritation it causes is not worth the antiseptic effect.”

Why don t doctors use hydrogen peroxide? ›

"Hydrogen peroxide is actually detrimental to wound healing," says Dr. Yaakovian. "It prevents healing rather than promoting it." That's because its reactive power isn't specific to germs.

Who should not use hydrogen peroxide? ›

The release of oxygen causes foaming, which helps to remove dead skin and clean the area. This product should not be used to treat deep wounds, animal bites, or serious burns.

What is the hydrogen peroxide lawsuit? ›

The embryos were meant to be put in a sterile solution. Two couples have filed lawsuits against in vitro fertilization provider Ovation Fertility alleging its clinic destroyed their embryos when a lab employee wrongly used hydrogen peroxide instead of a sterile solution in an incubator.

What is a safer alternative to hydrogen peroxide? ›

But when it comes to cleaning and disinfecting, there is one hydrogen peroxide substitute that wins, and that is hypochlorous acid. It sounds scary when said like that, but is it? The fact is our bodies produce hypochlorous acid!

Is hydrogen peroxide a carcinogen? ›

How likely is hydrogen peroxide to cause cancer? The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) has determined that hydrogen peroxide is not classifiable as to its carcinogenicity to humans.

What happens if hydrogen peroxide gets in your bloodstream? ›

Ingestion of concentrated (>35%) hydrogen peroxide can also result in the generation of substantial volumes of oxygen. Where the amount of oxygen evolved exceeds its maximum solubility in blood, venous or arterial gas embolism may occur.

What happens when H2O2 is exposed to air? ›

Small amounts of gaseous hydrogen peroxide occur naturally in the air. Hydrogen peroxide is unstable, decomposing readily to oxygen and water with release of heat. Although nonflammable, it is a powerful oxidizing agent that can cause spontaneous combustion when it comes in contact with organic material.

Does hydrogen peroxide destroy DNA? ›

Because hydrogen peroxide actually forms as a product of metabolism and can do some nasty things. It can break apart to yield hydroxyl radicals that attack important biochemicals like proteins and DNA.

Is it safe to touch H2O2? ›

Skin/Eye Contact

Hydrogen peroxide is poorly absorbed through intact skin. When used for household disinfectant purposes (3% to 5%), it is mildly irritating to the skin and mucous membranes. At a concentration of 10%, which is found in some hair-bleaching solutions, it is strongly irritating and may be corrosive.

Why is H2O2 sold in dark bottles? ›

Note: The peroxide linkage makes the hydrogen peroxide very reactive towards light. So, a very darker colored bottle (dark brown) is used to keep hydrogen peroxide so that light cannot pass through the bottle and the decomposition of hydrogen peroxide could be avoided.

Is H202 harmful to humans? ›

Inhalation or ingestion of high concentrations of hydrogen peroxide may result in seizures, cerebral infarction, or cerebral embolism. The ensuing damage to the CNS may cause permanent neurological deficits or death.

What is a substitute for H2O2? ›

For most purposes, sodium percarbonate is readily available and cheap. Urea hydrogen peroxide is used for some things. Sodium hypochlorite is pretty readily available and it is a strong bleach and oxidising agent. Choosing an alternative is dependent on the intended use.

What should you not use hydrogen peroxide for? ›

The release of oxygen causes foaming, which helps to remove dead skin and clean the area.This product should not be used to treat deep wounds, animal bites, or serious burns.

Is H2O2 a hazard? ›

Hydrogen Peroxide (H₂O₂) is a colorless liquid with a slightly sharp odor. Hydrogen peroxide can cause irritation to the eyes, nose, skin, and throat. Workers may be harmed from exposure to hydrogen peroxide. The level of exposure depends upon the dose, duration, and work being done.

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