peracetic acid

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peracetic acid

 [per″ah-se´tik]
peroxyacetic acid, CH3COOOH, a strong oxidizing agent sometimes used for sterilization.

peracetic acid

[per′ah-se′tik]
peroxyacetic acid, CH3COOOH, a strong oxidizing agent sometimes used for sterilization.

peracetic acid

a potent disinfectant used as a 3% concentration; suitable for the destruction of anthrax spores.
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Solvay Essential Chemicals offers: Oxyper, a sodium percar-bonate bleach for hygienically clean laundry and dishes; Interox, a hydrogen peroxide bleach for fabric and hard surface cleaning and disinfection; Proxitane, a peracetic acid and broad spectrum biocide; SodaSolvay and Bicar, a carbonate builder and pH buffer; and Eureco, a cold wash organic peracid bleach.
Jason Muessig, Product Manager for Solvay Chemicals' Proxitane peracetic acid line stated, "We are very excited to broaden our PAA disinfection applications into the farm and ranch hygiene market in the U.