Calcium peroxide is an inorganic compound that is one a calcium oxide member. It is entirely white in its pure form, though some commercial varieties can appear yellow. Calcium peroxide is used in extracting precious metals from their ores.
The molecular weight of calcium peroxide is 72.08 g/mol. It has a hydrogen bond donor count of zero, a hydrogen bond acceptor count of two, and a rotatable bond count of zero. Calcium peroxide has an exact and monoisotopic mass of 71.95242 g/mol. The heavy atom count of calcium peroxide is three. It also has a complexity of 2.8 and is a canonicalized compound.
Calcium peroxide decomposes at a melting point of 392°F (200°C). It is soluble in acids that have a formation of hydrogen peroxide. It is also slightly soluble in water.
Other industrial uses for calcium peroxide includes being a stabilizer for rubber. It is also commonly used in curing polysulfide sealants in double glazing window units.