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The Hydrogen Peroxide Rainbow

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Publication 12453

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Produce a rainbow of colors by demonstrating how hydrogen peroxide can both oxidize and reduce. Hydrogen peroxide, a colorless solution, will cause another colorless solution to turn yellow, then red-orange. It also has the ability to make a purple solution go through a color change with the end solution being colorless.