Meaning of acetozone in English:

acetozone

Pronunciation /əˈsiːtəzəʊn/

noun

rare Chemistry
  • A white crystalline solid with strong oxidizing properties, used as an antiseptic, disinfectant, and bleaching agent.

    Systematic name: acetyl benzoyl peroxide; CH₃C(O)OOC(O)C₆H₅.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in The Lancet. From aceto- + ozone, apparently so called because moist acetozone was reported to smell like ozone.