Chemtec Citric Acid

Cleaning Additive Citric Acid

  • Cleaning additive Citric Acid
  • Passivation of stainless steel
  • can be used in combination with CTC-Cleaner-VLC



Additional information


Phys. properties

white crystals.

PH Value

approx. 2 (solution)

Spec. gravity

approx. 1,55

Storage temp.

ambient (store at a dry place, avoid freezing)

Foam formation

not foaming

Solubility in freshwater


Application of use

Recommended concentration for re-circulation cleaning


Cleaning temperature

ambient – 45.C (max).


  • Suitable in freshwater only.
  • Above 45 deg.C formation of insoluble citrates


Chemtec Citric Acid can be used in mixture with CTC-Cleaner-VLC as detergent additive 5-10% Chemtec Citric Acid plus 0,2-0,4% CTC-Cleaner-VLC in fresh water

Cleaning temperature ambient to max 45 deg. C

Tank Material

Safe to use on stainless steel and resistant coatings

Safety Aspects

  • Causes serious eye irritation
  • Consult the Material Safety Data Sheet
  • Medical Emergency information in case of poisoning: Poison Information Center Mainz – 24h –Phone: +49 (0) 6131 19240 (advisory service in German or English language)

Waste Water Information

  • Citric Acid
  • Approved by MARPOL/IMO in accordance with MEPC.1/Circ.590.



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