05718910 is referenced by 99 patents and cites 33 patents.

A peroxyacid antimicrobial concentrate and use composition is provided comprising a C.sub.1 to C.sub.4 peroxycarboxylic acid, and a C.sub.6 to C.sub.18 peroxyacid. The combination of these acids produces a synergistic effect, providing a much more potent biocide than can be obtained by using these components separately. Other components can be added to the composition such as hydrotrope coupling agents, stabilizers, etc. An effective antimicrobial use solution is formed at low concentrations when the concentrate composition is diluted with water to a pH in the range of about 2 to 8. Sanitizing of substantially fixed, "in-place" processing lines in dairies, breweries, and other food processing operations is one utility of the composition.

Title
Peroxyacid antimicrobial composition
Application Number
734580
Publication Number
5718910
Application Date
January 13, 1993
Publication Date
February 17, 1998
Inventor
Jerome D Keller
Eagan
MN, US
Patricia M Stanley
Minneapolis
MN, US
Thomas R Oakes
Lake Elmo
MN, US
Agent
Merchant Gould Smith Edell Welter & Schmidt P A
Assignee
Ecolab
MN, US
IPC
A01N 25/02
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