Peracetic Acid (PAA) Disinfectant

Hydrox 5 is a powerful 5% Peracetic Acid (PAA) disinfectant engineered for the utmost safety in milk and food environments. Renowned for its robust antimicrobial capabilities, Peracetic Acid swiftly targets a broad spectrum of microorganisms, including bacteria, viruses, fungi, and spores. Our Hydrox 5 PAA disinfectant formula is the ideal choice for ensuring impeccable dairy hygiene in the final rinse and cluster disinfection processes.

Biocel’s Hydrox 5 is registered with the Department of Agriculture, Food & the Marine and is an approved biocide (Pcs ref. 94255).


Product Benefits

Biocel is Ireland's leading supplier of Peracetic Acid (PAA) products as part of our Dairy Hygiene range.

Due to its effectiveness in killing pathogens and its ability to break down into harmless byproducts (acetic acid, water, and oxygen), Peracetic Acid is widely used in various applications, including Agriculture.  Our Hydrox 5 (Agri) is a PAA disinfectant which decomposes into ecologically harmless residues making it safe to use as part of your Dairy Hygiene process.

  • Versatility, serving effectively as both a final rinse and a cluster dip in dairy operations.
  • As a final rinse, it ensures thorough sanitation, leaving equipment and surfaces impeccably clean.
  • As a cluster dip, Hydrox 5's powerful PAA disinfectant provides a reliable protective barrier for the udders during milking processes.
  • It can be used in a foot bath for biocidal action.
  • Produces Quality results on TCM, TBC & Thermoduric.
  • Suitable for Machine & Bulk Tank.

Technical Details

For complete usage information, please contact us.

Additional information

Pack Size

Hydrox 5 is supplied in 25L, 200L and 1000L quantities


Biocel’s Hydrox 5 is a low usage rate, Peracetic Acid based disinfectant liquid, suitable for use in the final rinse and cluster disinfection.

No need to rinse after use at its recommended levels. This formula eliminates erratic high TBC due to variable water quality.


Dairy Hygiene

Use Instructions

Add 30ml of Hydrox 5 per < 8 units to rinse tank of 22.7 L of cold water.
Where rinse water is soft — the volume of Hydrox 5 used in evening milking can be halved.
For complete usage information, please contact us.

Use Biocides safely. Always read the label and product information before use.


Hydrox 5 formulations have oxidizing and corrosive properties. Safety precautions have to be applied accordingly. While working with Hydrox 5 proper care must always be taken. Safety goggles, protective gloves and suitable protective clothing must be worn. If necessary a gas mask with an appropriate filter should be worn.

If Hydrox 5 comes into contact with skin or eyes it must be rinsed off thoroughly with plenty of water and the person must seek medical attention.

If the product is spilt during use, it must be absorbed with inert material or diluted immediately with a large amount of water and washed away.

In case of fire use water or foam

Please click on the link to request a Biocel safety datasheet. If you have any queries, please contact us.

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