Strong Alkaline Cleaner

  • Strong alkaline cleaning agent based on Potassium Hydroxide
  • Very suitable tank cleaning agent
  • Removal of vegetable oils, fats and fatty acids.
  • Also to be used for mineral or chemical contaminations in tanks
  • Contains a water-hardness stabiliser
  • Contains no solvents or volatile organic compounds (VOC free)
  • Very efficient cleaner for Hold Cargo Cleaning



Availability: Algeciras, ARA Range, Buenos Aires, Cape Town, Dubai, Durban, Genoa, Guanghzou, Hamburg, Houston, Istanbul, Kandla, Kiel Canal, Montevideo, Mumbai, New York, Panama, Port Said / Suez, Porto Alegre, Shanghai, Singapore, Tianjin, Ulsan

Packing: 22 kg can, 220 – 228 kg drum

Additional information


pH : pure: 13,0
Phys. properties : clear yellow liquid
Spec. gravity : 1.1 – 1,15
Storage temperature : -8 to +35 deg C.
Foam formation : slightly foaming
Solubility in H2O : complete

Applications of use

Suitable in fresh water
Concentration 2 – 5%

Tank Material

  • Safe to use on stainless steel and alkali resistant coatings 
  • KT-Alka is not suitable for zinc silicate coatings (strong alkaline cleaner)

check coating approval

Safety Aspects

  • Causes severe skin burns and eye damages
  • 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

  • Contains readily biodegradable surface active agents, complexing agents, potassium hydroxide and additives (biodegradable > 90%)
  • Excellent environmental profile with a low water hazard class 1
  • Approved by MARPOL/IMO in accordance with MEPC.1/Circ.590