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Peracetic Acid MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Peracetic Acid
Tree Number(s)
D02.241.081.018.664
Unique ID
D010463
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010463
Scope Note
A liquid that functions as a strong oxidizing agent. It has an acrid odor and is used as a disinfectant.
Entry Term(s)
Acetyl Hydroperoxide
Desoxone-1
Dialax
Peracetic Acid, Sodium Salt
Peroxyacetic Acid
Peroxyethanoic Acid
Sodium Peracetate
Zinc Peracetate
Pharm Action
Disinfectants
Oxidants
Registry Number
I6KPI2E1HD
Related Numbers
64057-57-4
79-21-0
CAS Type 1 Name
Ethaneperoxoic acid
Previous Indexing
Acetic Acids (1969-1974)
Peroxides (1969-1974)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under ACETIC ACIDS 1975-90
History Note
91(75); was see under ACETIC ACIDS 1975-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1974/11/19
Revision Date
2013/07/08
Peracetic Acid Preferred
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