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Peracetic acid is manufactured by the mild oxygen oxidation of acetaldehyde. (Care must be taken that the peracetic acid does not react with acetaldehyde to give two moles acetic acid.)

Industrial Organic Chemistry, 3rd. Ed. K. Weissermel, H.-J. Arpe, VCH (1997)

Reaction defined as:
Industrial Process: Organic
Oxidation: Of Substrate By Reagent