[pur-suhl-fyoo r-ik, pur-]
- Also called Caro's acid, permonosulfuric acid, peroxymonosulfuric acid, peroxysulfuric acid. a white, crystalline solid, H2SO5, used as an oxidizing agent for certain organic compounds.
- Also called peroxydisulfuric acid. a white, crystalline solid, H2S2O8, used in the manufacture of hydrogen peroxide.
Origin of persulfuric acid
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