Press release
Active Oxygens
March 1, 2021

Evonik announces price increase for Hydrogen Peroxide and Peracetic Acid

Essen, Germany. Evonik is announcing a price increase of 8 % for all grades of hydrogen peroxide, marketed under the brands of HYPROX®, CLARMARIN®, PERSYNT®, PERTRONIC®, OXTERIL®, AOPACK®, DUROX® and peracetic acid, namely PERACLEAN®, OXYPURE®, VIGOROX® and BIOPER®.

The price increase applies in Europe, Middle East and Africa as of April 1st, 2021.

Existing contracts will be honored.

Company information

Evonik is one of the world leaders in specialty chemicals. The company is active in more than 100 countries around the world and generated sales of €13.1 billion and an operating profit (adjusted EBITDA) of €2.15 billion in 2019. Evonik goes far beyond chemistry to create innovative, profitable and sustainable solutions for customers. More than 32,000 employees work together for a common purpose: We want to improve life, today and tomorrow.


The Smart Materials division includes businesses with innovative materials that enable resource-saving solutions and replace conventional materials. They are the smart answer to the major challenges of our time: environment, energy efficiency, urbanization, mobility and health. The Smart Materials division generated sales of around €3.4 billion in 2019 with about 7,500 employees.


In so far as forecasts or expectations are expressed in this press release or where our statements concern the future, these forecasts, expectations or statements may involve known or unknown risks and uncertainties. Actual results or developments may vary, depending on changes in the operating environment. Neither Evonik Industries AG nor its group companies assume an obligation to update the forecasts, expectations or statements contained in this release.