Hoigne, Ozonation of Bromide-Containing Waters : Kinetics of Formation of Hypobromous Acid
and Bromate, Env.
When we worked on the hypobromous acid
creation mechanisms and its modes of action as an active principle for swimming pool disinfection, we noted that the bactericide effect of this biocide was developed against 4 pathogenic bacteria likely to be present in water: Enterococcus, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, E.
This product will improve the company's food safety portfolio to include a liquid form of hypobromous acid.
The company will now offer customers two product platforms for hypobromous acid, solid and liquid.
Monopersulfate is also used in some "two-part" bromine-based sanitizing systems to oxidize bromide salts, forming the active sanitizer hypobromous acid
When bromine is added to water, it forms the sanitizer and oxidizer hypobromous acid (HOBr).
After its sanitizing and oxidizing power is depleted, hypobromous acid ultimately reverts to bromide ions (Br-).
When added to wastewater, bromine chloride hydrolyzes to hypobromous acid
and hydrochloric acid very rapidly.
Bromine (DBDMH) + Water (H20) [right arrow] Hypobromous Acid
(HOBr) + Dimethylhydantoin (DMH)
Bromochlorodimethylhydantoin BCDMH) does not split into hypobromous acid
(HOBr) and bromamines.
It is most commonly used as a compound that splits into hypobromous acid
to sanitize, and bromamines that bond with the organic impurities in the water.
Bromide becomes hypobromous acid
when reacted with oxidizers such chlorine, ozone or monopersulfates.