2 H2O2 (aq) 2 H2O (l) + O2 (g)

This is an oxidation-reduction (redox) reaction:

2 O-I - 2 e- 2 O0 (oxidation)

2 O-I + 2 e- 2 O-II (reduction)

H2O2 is both an oxidizing and a reducing agent (disproportionation).

This is a gas evolution reaction, O2 is the formed gas.

Reactants:

  • H2O2Hydrogen peroxide source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-02source: NIOSH NPG, accessed on: 2019-09-02
    • Other names: Dioxidane source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-02, Oxidanyl source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27, Perhydroxic acid source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27
    • Appearance: Very light blue color; colorless in solution source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27; Colourless liquid source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04; Colorless liquid with a slightly sharp odor. [Note: The pure compound is a crystalline solid below 12°F. Often used in an aqueous solution.] source: NIOSH NPG, accessed on: 2019-09-02

Products:

  • H2OWater, oxidane source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27
    • Other names: Water (H2O) source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27, Hydrogen hydroxide (HH or HOH) source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27, Hydrogen oxide source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27
    • Appearance: White crystalline solid, almost colorless liquid with a hint of blue, colorless gas source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27
  • O2
    • Names: Dioxygen source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-07, Oxygen source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-07, Oxygen (liquefied) source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04
    • Appearance: Odourless compressed gas source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04; Liquefied gas. colourless-to-blue extremely cold liquid source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04