By Scott McKenzie |

Peroxygens have enjoyed widespread use throughout the sanitation field, having first been unknowingly used as a biocide in the mid 1800s—prior to Pasteur’s work associating bacteria with disease. A peroxygen is a chemical containing a peroxide anion or an O-O single bond group, most often found in sanitizing formulations in the hydroperoxide form (-OOH).

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Dr. Scott McKenzie

Scott McKenzie

Ph. D. Toxicology, B.S. Animal Science, B.S. Biomedical Science
Director, Technical Services
Dr. McKenzie leads MWI's Technical Services groups. As a team, this group provides our clients with targeted expertise in integrated pest management, proactive disease/pathogen and performance management, animal drinking water quality improvement, biosecurity, and cleaning and disinfection. 
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