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Endpoint:
appearance / physical state / colour
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
weight of evidence
Reliability:
2 (reliable with restrictions)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: The information about the appearance of sodium percarbonate provided in the handbook is considered as reliable with restrictions.

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
review article or handbook
Title:
Hydrogen peroxide and inorganic peroxy compounds
Author:
Bertsch-Frank B, Dorfer A, Goor G, Süss HU
Year:
1975
Bibliographic source:
Industrial Inorganic Chemicals: Production and Use (Thompson R, ed). Royal Society of Chemistry, Cambridge 1975.

Materials and methods

Principles of method if other than guideline:
no guideline followed
GLP compliance:
no

Test material

Constituent 1
Chemical structure
Reference substance name:
Disodium carbonate, compound with hydrogen peroxide (2:3)
EC Number:
239-707-6
EC Name:
Disodium carbonate, compound with hydrogen peroxide (2:3)
Cas Number:
15630-89-4
Molecular formula:
CH2O3.3/2H2O2.2Na
IUPAC Name:
tetrasodium tris(peroxol) dicarbonate
Details on test material:
no data

Results and discussion

Physical state at 20°C and 1013 hPa:
solid
Form / colour / odour
Form:
powder
Colour:
white
Odour:
other: no data
Substance type:
inorganic

Applicant's summary and conclusion

Conclusions:
Sodium percarbonate is a white solid at 20 °C and 1013 hPa.
Executive summary:

Sodium percarbonate is a white solid at 20 °C and 1013 hPa.