Where is peracetic acid used in industrial applications? Is it a disinfectant in municipal wastewater applications?


Date Created: 10/21/2009

Last Updated: 05/13/2015

Peracetic acid (or peroxyacetic acid) is an equilibrium product obtained by mixing H2O2 with acetic acid (vinegar).

H2O2 + CH2COOH <--- ---> CH2COO-OH + H2O


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