Oxidizer Definition

This is the hazard symbol for oxidizers.
This is the hazard symbol for oxidizers. European Chemicals Bureau

Definition: An oxidizer is a reactant that removes electrons from other reactants during a redox reaction.

Also Known As: oxidizing agent

Examples: Hydrogen peroxide, ozone, and nitric acid are all oxidizers.

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