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|1. (WO2017040920) PERFORMIC ACID ON-SITE GENERATOR AND FORMULATOR|
|Applicants:||ECOLAB USA INC.
|Inventors:||KRAUS, Paul R.
MCSHERRY, David D.
KLECZEWSKI, Ariel Chatman
BRESHEARS, Jeffery D.
BRUNNER, Brian Paul
|Title:||PERFORMIC ACID ON-SITE GENERATOR AND FORMULATOR|
Methods of generating performic acid by contacting aqueous oxidizing agent and aqueous formic acid source in liquid phase are disclosed. A system and apparatus for the in situ production of the performic acid chemistries is further disclosed. In particular, a continuous flow reactor is provided to generate performic acid at variable rates. Methods of employing the oxidizing biocide for various disinfection applications are also disclosed.