peracetic acid

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peracetic acid

 [per″ah-se´tik]
peroxyacetic acid, CH3COOOH, a strong oxidizing agent sometimes used for sterilization.
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The carcasses (spine with ribs and meat left after filleting) without head and fins, of the two species were washed, sanitized with proxitane 1512[R] (0.01% of prime matter volume) and cooked for 60 minute in a pressure cooker.
The 12 commercial formulations were CR-36-Mural (undiluted), Darodor-9000 (1/5 v/v), Limoseptic (l/400v/v), Limoseptic Plus (1/400 v/v), Limoseptic SF (1/400 v/v), Totalcide (1/400 v/v), Virkon S (1/200 w/v), Proxitane 15 (1/100 v/v), DVA 2000 (undiluted), UCI 414 (undiluted), Daronit 4000 (1% v/v) and Polimorfo (1/200 v/v).
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.