Chemistry experiment 22 – Elephant's toothpaste (scaled up)





Adding a solution of potassium iodide to a concentrated solution of hydrogen peroxide causes the hydrogen peroxide to break down into water and oxygen gas. Oxygen gas and soap produce a large amount of foam.

Hazards:
– Concentrated hydrogen peroxide is very corrosive.

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