Potassium Persulfate

Potassium persulfate is used as an initiator for emulsion polymerization reactions, in the preparation of acrylic, vinyl, styrene, neoprene, styrene-butadiene and other resins. It is also used in depolymerization in modification of starch, as a booster in hair bleaching formulations in cosmetics and as a gel breaker in enhanced oil recovery systems.

Overview

Key Functions
  • Oxidizer, Free Radical Generator
  • Bleaching
  • Pool/Spa Shock