peroxy-acetic acid or per-acetic acid CH3-C00 0H) available in 5% and 20% solution form is a very powerful green oxidant .
per-acetic acid finds extensive applications in almost all fields of dis-infection from poultry , dairy ,consumer health drinks, hospital floor cleaning to dialysis instrument /machinery cleaning meeting highest standards of cleanliness . It is used extensively for surgical instruments-cleaning and disinfection . Fresh vegetables are washed with dilute per-acetic acid sprays to make them germ free . Per-acetic acid is used for cleaning of reactors in industries where bacterial growth happens rapidly Biotech firms ,dairy industry finds use for per-acetic acid for through cleaning of their reactors .
specifications 5 % per-acetic acid
|Clear colourless liquid
Typical pungent odour
|2 density||1.08-1.1 gm/cm3|
|3 peroxide content||22-25%|
|Per-acetic acid content||5% to 8%|
|Solubility||Freely soluble in water , alcohol and,ether|