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Peracetic Acid

A versatile biocide with applications in agriculture, food and beverage processing, water treatment, textiles, healthcare and more. We are the only UK manufacturer of peracetic acid.


Peracetic acid is a fast-acting and fully biodegradable biocide, sanitiser and antimicrobial. It destroys pathogenic microorganisms including bacteria, viruses, spores and fungi.

PAA breaks down into ecologically harmless components, making it a popular environmentally-friendly alternative disinfectant.

Our peracetic acid is BPR grade, supplied in accordance with Article 95. Its antimicrobial efficacy is approved under EN1276, EN1650, EN13704, EN13697, EN1656, EN14349, EN14476, EN16437. This material is for use with the following product types:

  • PT two (disinfectants and algaecides not intended for direct application to humans or animals)
  • PT three (veterinary hygiene)
  • PT four (food and feed area)

With over 50 years’ experience, state-of-the-art facilities and privately-owned distribution capabilities, we are leading UK manufacturers and suppliers of peracetic acid.

CAS Number
PAA; Peroxyacetic acid
2%, 2% foamy, 5%, 15%
25L, 200L, 1000L and bulk transfer
Chemical formula


Cleaning Chemicals & Detergents

• Sterilisation of food and beverage packaging, equipment, bottling lines and other surfaces.
• Washing fresh produce like fruits and vegetables to reduce contamination and extend shelf life.
• Clean-in-place (CIP) - cleaning interior surfaces of pipes, vessels, process equipment, filters and associated fittings, without disassembly.
• Eco-friendly alternative for industrial cleaning and disinfection.


• In-situ sanitiser in poultry premises, dairy farms, fish farms and other agricultural settings.
• For treating crops to prevent contamination post-harvest.

Water Treatment

• For cooling tower water disinfection, controlling biofilm formation and legionella bacteria.
• Disinfection and odour control in wastewater treatment.

Farm & Livestock

• Disinfectant in dairy farming environments.

Healthcare Chemicals

• To disinfect medical instrumentation like endoscopes.
• For disinfection of treatment surfaces.
• Disinfection in ​​cleanrooms, laboratories and other controlled environments.

Food Additives

• Washing of fruit and vegetables to extend shelf life

Textile Chemicals & Dyes

• An alternative to chlorine-based agents in paper, fabric and fibre bleaching processes.
• Cleaning and disinfection of laundry and textiles.

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