PROXITANE® 5:23 is an oxidizing biocide with very rapid biocidal action at ambient or cold temperatures at relatively low concentrations. It has broad spectrum activity and is effective over a wide range of conditions. The activity of PROXITANE® 5:23 is relatively unaffected by organic contamination compared to some other oxidizing biocides. No build-up of resistance to PROXITANE® 5:23 is known despite a long history of use in disinfection applications. PROXITANE® 5:23 is a broad spectrum biocide and has a long established use in surface cleaning. The main markets of PROXITANE® 5:23 are Food industry, Laundry industry and aquaculture.


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  • Synonyms
    Acide peroxyéthanoïque;CH3-COOOH


Segments Applications
Chemical Industry Chemical Products & Intermediates
Segments Applications
Industrial & Institutional Care Cleaning in Place
Textiles & Fibers Textiles & Fibers
Segments Applications
Food Processing Food Processing
Segments Applications
Fisheries - Aquaculture Fisheries - Aquaculture

Chemical categories

Chemical category Chemical family Chemical product
Peroxygens Biocides Peracetic acid

Region of commercial availability

  • Europe / Middle East / Africa

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