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Hydrogen Peroxide

Volume 885: debated on Tuesday 28 January 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Industry whether the principle of using hydrogen peroxide in torpedo turbines as utilised by the Royal Navy has been adopted for an industrial propulsion unit.

I am not aware of any attempt to use hydrogen peroxide as a source of energy in any industrial propulsion unit. It is a very expensive substance in energy terms, and very dangerous to handle.