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The answer depends on what the other solution is. Peracetic acid (PAA) is a strong oxidizing agent (E ~ 1.9V vs SHE) and so if the other solution contains a component that can be oxidized, there may be a redox reaction. PAA is a weak acid (pKa ~ 9), so if the other solution were a strong base, there may be an acid/base reaction. PAA can decomposes forming radicals in the presence of some transition metals, so again there is another class of potential reactions. If the PAA is concentrated, the solutions can exploded under some circumstances, e.g. heating to > ~ 110oC.

PAA's reactivity means that it is potentially hazardous, both as the vapor (target area = eyes, respiratory system) and from splashes (skin, eyes); so care should be taken in using it.

While OSHA has not determined permissible exposure limits for PAA yet, based on its similar chemistry to hydrogen peroxide, it is anticipated that PAA vapor will be hazardous at concentrations below 1 ppm (calc. as an 8 hr Time Weighted Average). If using PAA in the workplace, it is strongly recommended to use appropriate engineering controls, Personal Protective Equipment and a continuous gas monitoring (see the link given below, for an example of a continuous monitor for PAA).

As I hope I have indicated, PAA is a reactive and potentially hazardous compound and so should be used with care. The vagueness of the question suggests that the writer is not sure what the reactants are. I therefore recommend not mixing PAA with anything until consulting with a chemist or other person knowledgeable of PAA's chemistry.

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Hydrogen peroxide peracetic acid acetic acid can these three be shipped in the same box and what happens if they mix?

Peracetic acid is made by reacting hydrogen peroxide and acetic acid. It is shipped in a solution of peracetic acid and hydrogen peroxide--it's not stable if shipped by itself.So...not only can peracetic acid and hydrogen peroxide be shipped in the same box, they can be shipped (no, change that to "are shipped") in the same container. As for acetic acid...depends on the concentration. If it's five-percent acetic acid, no problem. Peracetic acid and hydrogen peroxide are both very powerful oxidizers, and pure acetic acid's flammable, so I wouldn't ship glacial acetic acid in the same truck with either of those other two chemicals, much less the same box.

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