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gigasept® PAA

Ready-to-use high level disinfectant for the disinfection of flexible endoscopes and medical instruments
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  • aldehyde free
  • broad microbiological effectiveness
  • prevention of biofilm
  • ready-to-use


gigasept® PAA is a ready to use high-level disinfectant suitable for disinfection of a variety of medical devices and instruments


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Application areas
  • for manual or semiautomated disinfection
  • processing of pre-cleaned flexible endoscope 
  • ophtalmological equipment
  • surgical instruments made of stainless steel 
  • heat sensitive medical devices
Material Compatibility

Incompatible materials: iron, toolsteel, aluminium, platinum, nickel-/ chromeplated or non ferrous metal alloys parts (e.g. copper and brass)

Compatible materials: (limited to the maximum contact time; obligatory rinse after contact) polycarbonate, polyurethane, silicone, polysulfone, polyamide, polyester, polystyrene

Instructions for use

Application method

gigasept® PAA is ready to use, active immediately and stable over 7 days or 50 cycles. The solution can be tested using gigasept® PAA test stripes. 

Always ensure the pre-cleaning of the endoscope and a complete wetting of the surfaces. Immerse hollow objects in such a way that air escapes completely from the lumen. 

After the necessary contact time rinse carefully with sterile or filtered water before re-use. 

Do not exceed the recommended contact time.

Use of gigasept® PAA test strips

gigasept® PAA test strips turns black or dark blue if the solution is effective. With no change of colour or only partly coloration of the strips the solution is no longer effective and need to be changed.

Dip test strip in the solution for 1 second.

Shake off the excess liquid.

Check the colour in the test zone after 10 seconds.

Ignore colour changes after 15 seconds.
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Avoid the mixing of gigasept® PAA with other products (cleaner, disinfectants), particularly with aldehydes or derivates of halogens (e.g. glutaral, sodium hypochlorite, etc.)

Microbiological efficacy/ contact time
gigasept PAA is effective against:
Microorganism EN standards Contact time
Bacteria EN 1040, EN 13727 (clean conditions) 5 mins
Mycobacterium terrae EN 14348 5 mins
Fungi EN 1275, EN 13624 5 mins
Spores EN 14347 (clean conditions) 5 mins
Viruses EN 14476 5 mins
Product data

100g of gigasept® PAA contains: 0,1 g Peracetic acid
Other ingredients: corrosion inhibitors, surfactants, stabilising agents, excipients

Labelling according to EC directives

Xi Irritant.

R41: Risk of serious damage to eyes.

S26: In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.

S39: Wear eye/face protection.

Special advice


For external use only.  Do not swallow.

Appropriate personal protection equipment are required

Wearing of gloves are recommended

Avoid contact with eyes. If in eyes, rinse well with water.

Do not mix with detergents or other chemicals.

Do not use after the expiry date.

Information for ordering
Item Delivery form Item no.
gigasept® PAA 5 L 1/Carton 195 751
Accessories Item no.
gigasept® PAA test strips (50 pcs) 195 704
Dosing tap (5 L canister) 135 501
Key 135 810