peracetic acid


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peracetic acid

[¦pər·ə¦sēd·ik ′as·əd]
(organic chemistry)
CH3COOOH A toxic, colorless liquid with strong aroma; boils at 105°C; explodes at 110°C; miscible with water, alcohol, glycerin, and ether; used as an oxidizer, bleach, catalyst, bactericide, fungicide, epoxy-resin precursor, and chemical intermediate. Also known as peroxyacetic acid.
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Considering the existence of several hygienization agents such as chlorine solution, iodine solution and biguanide, we emphasized the use of peracetic acid and quarternary ammonia at these concentrations and times, because were used due to manufacturer's indication and preliminary tests conducted by our research group.
[9.] Pacenti M, Dugheri S, Boccalon P, Arcangeli G, Dolara P, Cupelli V Air monitoring and assessment of occupational exposure to peracetic acid in a hospital environment.
AT, aerotolerant; CCs, clonal complexes; CGF, comparative genomic fingerprinting; HAT, hyperaerotolerant; MLST, multilocus sequence typing; OS, oxygen sensitive; PAA, peracetic acid; UA, unassigned.
The delignification was done using peracetic acid solution which consists of 99.8 wt% acetic acid (C[H.sub.3]COOH) and 35 wt% hydrogen peroxide ([H.sub.2][O.sub.2]) in the present of titanium (IV) oxide (Ti[O.sub.2]) catalyst in a round bottom vector vessel.
Hizon, "Comparison Of liquid chemical sterilization with peracetic acid and ethylene oxide sterilization for long narrow lumens," American Journal of Infection Control, vol.
Acid- and base-containing protocols utilize agents like peracetic acid and techniques like reversible alkaline swelling.
It is known to cause occupational asthma and now that many regulators have created exposure limits it becomes practical and less expensive to substitute it with other products, such as peracetic acid."
The Voikkaa plant produces hydrogen peroxide and peracetic acid, serving customers in the pulp and paper industry in Finland and the neighboring countries.
The commercial disinfectant Peroxitane[R] 1512 AL (peracetic acid, hydrogen peroxide, acetic acid, and stabilizers) at the concentrations of 1:200 (recommended concentration--RC), 2RC and 0.5 RC were assessed.
Using copper sulphate, peracetic acid or a combination of both in foot bath for the control of digital dermatitis and heel horn erosion in dairy cows.
Meanwhile, strong chemistries have traditionally been used to kill bacterial spores in cleanroom operations, including formaldehyde, ozone, hydrogen peroxide, peracetic acid, bleach, chlorine dioxide, and hydrogen peroxide/peracetic acid blends.