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Hydrogen peroxide, peracetic acid, and persulfates

Strong disinfectants, bleaches, etchers, propellants and contaminant removers 

Hydrogen peroxide and peracetic acid are among the cleanest, the most sustainable and most versatile chemicals available. Due to their strong oxidizing, cleaning, antibacterial and antiviral effects, they are used in a wide range of markets and applications and also as a prophylactic against coronavirus. Our persulfates are of the highest quality and serve as oxidation and bleaching agents in hair dyes, chemical synthesis, plating and coating processes, paper recycling or as polymerization initiators in polymer chemistry and micro etchers of printed circuit board substrates.

Aerospace

Highly concentrated, high purity hydrogen peroxide is used as a green rocket fuel and has been used as an oxidizing agent for turbo pumps in the propellant pumps of the Soyuz launch rocket.

peracetic acid for disinfection of water systems and greenhouses in agriculture

Agriculture

In agriculture, the biocide peracetic acid is used for slime control, disinfection and cleaning of drip irrigation and water systems, agricultural equipment, greenhouses and veterinary facilities.

active oxygens for sustainable aquaculture and fish farming

Aquaculture

Hydrogen peroxide is applied as a sustainable and effective bath treatment against sea lice infestation in fish farming. Peracetic acid treats a wide range of pathogens that can appear in aquaculture circuits and processing facilities.

active oxygens for aseptic food and beverage packaging

Aseptic Packaging

In aseptic food packaging, hydrogen peroxide and peracetic acid offer an excellent sterility assurance level that meet the safety needs for food and beverage packaging materials.

hydrogen peroxide, peracetic acid and persulfates for chemical synthesis

Chemical Synthesis

Hydrogen peroxide and peracetic acid serve as powerful and sutainable oxidizing agents for chemical synthesis. Persulfates are used as oxidizing agents in the production of ketones, aldehydes, quinones, carboxylic acids, and several other compounds. 

peracetic acid and hydrogen peroxide for cleaning and sanitization

Cleaning and Sanitization

Peracetic acid-based biocides and hydrogen peroxide have a strong antibacterial and antimicrobial effect and are used for cleaning and disinfection in private, industrial, institutional and medical areas.

hydrogen peroxide and persulfates for cosmetics and Personal Care

Cosmetics and Personal Care

High purity and cosmetic grade hydrogen peroxide is used as antibacterial agent in cosmetic creams and emulsions or to improve teeth whitening. Persulfates are ideal oxidizing agents for hair coloring and bleaching. Food grade calcium peroxide is used for teeth bleaching. 

hydrogen peroxide and persulfates in electronics

Electronics

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. The oxidation power of persulfates allows ideal cleaning and microetching of a wide variety of printed circuit board substrates. 

active oxygens and persulfates for clean water and air and soil and groundwater remediation

Environmental Applications

Environmentally friendly peroxides are increasingly replacing chlorination in water and wastewater treatment. Hydrogen peroxide is used for air purification and persulfates in particular for the removal of pollutants from soils and groundwater.

Food fiber bleaching

Hydrogen peroxide and peracetic acid are suitable for environmentally friendly food bleaching and surface disinfection in the food industry. The biodegradable peracetic acid is used to control microbes directly on food without producing chlorine-containing compounds.

peracetic acid for fruit and vegetable processing

Fruit and Vegetable Processing

Biocides based on peracetic acid are used for disinfection in the food industry, in water systems and in institutional and industrial cleaning of food contact surfaces and beverage plant equipment. They act against pathogens like Staphyloccus, E.coli, Salmonella, and Listeria.

hydrogen peroxide as oxidizing agents in mining

Mining

In the mining industry, hydrogen peroxide is used as an oxidizer that removes the remaining cyanides from waste streams. In gold mining, it promotes deeper leaching. To achieve economic uranium recovery, oxidation with hydrogen peroxide to the much more soluble hexavalent state is of great importance. 

active oxygens for pharmaceuticals and health care and peracetic acid for disinfection against the coronavirus

Pharmaceuticals and Health Care

Hydrogen peroxide and peracetic acid are used for dental and wound disinfection, hand and surface disinfection, decontamination of medical instruments or as a chemisterilizing agent and for the treatment of contact lenses. PERACLEAN® 15 is recommended for prophylactic disinfection against the coronavirus.

peracetic acid for the reduction of bacteria in red meat processing

Red meat processing

The environmentally friendly peracetic acid reduces pathogenic bacteria during red meat processing. It can be applied directly to carcasses, organs and cuts.

peracetic acid and persulfates in the oil and gas industry

Oil and Gas

Peracetic acid is applied during drilling, fracturing, productivity enhancement, and secondary recovery as a biocide and oxidizing agent. Persulfates are used as viscosity breakers for hydraulic fracturing.

peracetic acid in poultry processing

Poultry Processing

Peracetic acid reduces pathogens such as Salmonella, Campylobacter and E.coli in poultry parts, carcasses and organs, raw and ready-to-eat products and is effective against bacterial contamination in poultry processing waters.

hydrogen peroxides and persulfates in the pulp and paper industry

Pulp and Paper

Hydrogen peroxide is applied as a versatile bleaching agent for chemical pulp and mechanical pulp bleaching. Persulfate salts are used to oxidize the wet strength resin in an environmentally friendly manner for the reprocessing of broke or off-spec paper.

active oxyens for bleaching and disinfection of textile and laundry

Textile and Laundry

Hydrogen peroxide is a bleaching agent for the treatment of natural and synthetic fibers. Peracetic acid is used for chemothermal disinfection of laundry.