Chemtec Bleach

Cleaning Additive Sodium Hypochlorite Solution

Powerful cleaning additive for cargo tank and hold cleaning.

Approved by MARPOL/IMO in accordance with MEPC.1/Circ.590 In compliance with Marpol Annex 5.


  • Alkaline cleaning additive based on Sodium Hypochlorite.
  • Removal of dye, odour and residual hydrocarbons.
  • Removal of pet coke stains, dye and unpleasant odour.



Availability: Algeciras, ARA Range, Dubai, Guanghzou, Houston, Port Said / Suez, Shanghai, Singapore, Tianjin

Packing: 200 Liter drum

Additional information


Phys. properties

yellowish-greenish transparent liquid.

Ph value


Spec. gravity

approx. 1,25

Flash point

non flammable

Storage temp.

Store at moderate temperatures

Foam formation

not foaming

Solubility in freshwater

complete (good in any concentration)

Application of use

Recommended concentration for re-circulation cleaning

1-2 % (of the delivered solution)

Cleaning temperature

ambient to max 40 deg. C.

For Hold Cleaning:

Depending on the contamination dilute the product 1:3 to 1:10 with fresh water Product can be applied by spraying, mop or hard sponge
1 L is normally sufficient to cover 8-10 m2
Let the product work for 10-20 minutes.

The surface must remain wet during this period Thereafter wash it off with fresh- or seawater

Tank Material

Safe to use on stainless steel and resistant coatings.

Safe to use on alkali and Sodium Hypochlorite resistant coatings

Safety Aspects

Causes severe skin burns and eye damages
In contact with acids it liberates toxic gas. Do NOT mix with acids or acid based cleaners May be corrosive to metals
This product is a very reactive substance that can react with many inorganic and organic compounds producing toxic and explosive gases.
Consult the Material Safety Data Sheet

Waste Water Information

Sodium Hypochlorite
Approved by MARPOL/IMO in accordance with MEPC.1/Circ.590

In compliance with Marpol Annex 5.