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Testing Status of Peracetic acid M200032


CASRN: 79-21-0

Formula: C2-H4-O3

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Ethaneperoxoic acid (9CI)

Known Uses

Bactericide and fungicide. Oxidant, bleaching agent. Post-harvest spray for fruits and vegetables. Wash for eggs. Catalyst.

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Genetic Toxicology

  • Salmonella  (229167)  Completed 
    • Citation: Zeiger, E., Anderson, B., Haworth, S., Lawlor, T., and Mortelmans, K. Salmonella mutagenicity tests. IV. Results from the testing of 300 chemicals Environ. Molec. Mutagen. Vol. 11 (Suppl 12) (1988) 1-158
    •  Negative