Application areas 

Our Peroxides are part of everybody's life 

Hydrogen peroxide and peracetic acid belong to the cleanest, most versatile chemicals available. Due to their beneficial properties, they are used in a broad variety of application areas. 

Aeronautics and Space

High concentrated, high purity hydrogen peroxide is used as a propellant in aeronautics and space rockets. 


Hydrogen peroxide is applied as a sustainable and effective bath treatment against sea lice infestation.

Aseptic Packaging

In the aseptic packaging of foods, hydrogen peroxide is used as sterilizing agent. 

Chemical Synthesis

Hydrogen peroxide serves as a powerful and environmentally friendly benign oxidizing agent in the chemical industry.

Cosmetics and Personal Care

Hydrogen peroxide is used in cosmetics and personal care products as an antimicrobial agent and as an oxidizing agent.  


Hydrogen peroxide is used for the pickling of metal surfaces as well as for the cleaning of silicon discs in the production of printed circuit boards.

Environmental Applications

Its unique chemical properties and environmental friendliness make hydrogen peroxide the product of choice in many environmental applications.

Fruit and Vegetable Processing

Fruits and vegetables are critical foods necessary to maintain healthy diets. Their freshness, safe harvest, processing, and transit from field to the dinner table is boosted by having a chlorine-free microbial control agent.

Poultry Processing

Your food safety first. Based on 150 years of experience in the field of poultry processing and related processing can rely on the know-how of our experts. 

Pharmaceuticals and Health Care

Hydrogen peroxide and peracetic acid are used as oxidizing agents, sterilants and disinfectants.


Hydrogen peroxide is used as oxidation agent and oxygen source in various metallurgical process steps.

Pulp and Paper

In the pulp and paper industry hydrogen peroxide is applied as a versatile bleaching agent.

Textile and Laundry

Hydrogen peroxide is the bleaching agent for the treatment of natural and synthetic fibers. 

Oil and Gas

Peracetic acid is applied during drilling, fracturing, productivity enhancement, and secondary recovery as a biocide and oxidizer.


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