Hydrogen peroxide is a strong oxidant. It uses its strong oxidizing properties to effectively kill bacteria, fungi, spores, microorganisms
, etc., and it has obvious effects on E. coli, Staphylococcus aureus, and Candida albicans. It is mainly used for disinfection of sanitary ware, general object surfaces, food production environment, breeding environment
, food tools and equipment. Even extremely stubborn bacterial spores can be killed with 10-30% hydrogen peroxide.
In the medical field, it is mainly used for disinfecting the surface of medical devices, and it can also be used for oral disinfection or cleaning wounds.
Because it is colorless, odorless, and has almost no residue after sterilization, it has many applications in the food industry.
For example, disinfection of dairy products, fruit juice, beer, drinking water packaging, containers and production lines, and disinfection of the surface of aquatic products, meat, fruits and vegetables.
It can also be used for washing and sterilizing milk heads. Low-concentration hydrogen peroxide spray can disinfect the air and floor of the plant.
The oxidizing properties of hydrogen peroxide destroy natural pigments, so it can bleach paper, fabrics and food. Currently, more than half of the hydrogen peroxide in the world is used for bleaching pulp and paper.
In China, hydrogen peroxide is often used in aquatic products, such as squid, hoof tendons, tripe, etc. It is also used in foods such as pistachios, yuba, pickled chicken feet, and pork trotters.
Hydrogen peroxide can make foods whiter and have a certain effect of removing odor.
Although there is no problem with security, this feature is often used by criminals to make good use of it.
Care must be taken with the concentration of hydrogen peroxide for cleaning with hydrogen peroxide.