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The anthraquinone process for the production of hydrogen peroxide involves oxidising the corresponding anthraquinol with air.

Note that an 2-alkyl anthraquinol/anthraquinone are used industrially. The solvent (or working solution) is a cocktail which varies between companies.

W. Büchner, R. Schliebs, G. Winter, K.H. Büchel, Industrial Inorganic Chemistry, VCH, 1989

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Industrial Process: Inorganic
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