What Are The Advantages of Using Peracetic Acid (PAA)?

There are many antimicrobial options readily available, however, using Peracetic Acid has a variety of advantages.  Keep reading here for a list of those advantages below.

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  • Highly effective biocide
    • It is an effective broad-spectrum biocide which continues to keep up with increasingly high standards of environmental legislation and disinfection practices.
  • Chlorine & phosphate free
  • Versatile
    • Due to its low impact, yet powerful cleansing properties, peracetic acid can be used as an EPA Registered Sanitizer and Disinfectant or an FDA Accepted antimicrobial.
  • Long shelf life
    • Based on the concentration, PAA has a shelf life that can range from 6 months to 2 years.
  • Multiple Concentrations
    • Since PAA is an equilibrium product, it can be formulated to have varying concentration levels
  • Environmentally friendly
    • PAA kills on contact and immediately breaks down into oxygen and water leaving no residue, eliminating the need to rinse.

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What Applications Can Use Peracetic Acid?

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Since peroxyacetic acid is an equilibrium product, it can be formulated to have varying concentrations of PAA and hydrogen peroxide. Consequently, this allows PAA to be extremely versatile and used in an array of industries and different applications.

Here are some industries where the applications can be used:

Farming: Sanitizer in agricultural & poultry premises. Sanitizer to treat animal diseases by controlling pathogenic micro-organisms

Food & Beverage: Antimicrobial, disinfectant and sanitizer within commercial food establishments and processing equipment, brewery manufacturing processes and wineries.

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Industrial Cleaning: Quickly becoming a viable alternative in sanitization to Sodium Hypochlorite as it does not react with proteins to produce toxic or carcinogenic compounds.

Pulp & Paper: Antimicrobial and bleaching agent in pulp industries

Dairy: Sanitizer in dairy & cheese processing plants and pasteurizers

Healthcare: Potent virucide for sanitizing of medical facilities.

Oil & Gas: Antimicrobial use with treatment fluids in oilfield and gas field well operations such as well drilling, fracturing, productivity enhancement and secondary recovery.

Laundry: Used as a bleaching agent, sanitizer, disinfectant and oxidizer in commercial and industrial laundry tunnel washers.

Waste Water

Waste Water:PAA plays an important role in the treatment of wastewater. It’s used to control bacteria and inhibit microbes during the treatment process.

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