Say: hy-dro-jen puh-rok-side
Hydrogen peroxide is a chemical that can clean your cuts
and scrapes. When it's poured on a cut, it bubbles a little, making oxygen and killing
germs. Your parent also may use it to clear earwax
from your ear.
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