Citranox Acid Cleaner and Detergent | Alconox, Inc.
CitranoxCitranox

is a phosphate free, concentrated cleaner and metal brightener for high performance removal of metal oxides, scale, salts and inorganic residues in manual and ultrasonic cleaning. Corrosion inhibited and free rinsing for reliable results and no interfering residues. Ideal for trace metal analysis. USDA authorized. Dilute 2:100. pH 2.5


  • Concentrated to save you money
  • Phosphate free, biodegradable and readily disposable
  • Penetrating wetting power to save you time
  • Free rinsing to give you reliable results and no interfering residues
  • Use to pass your cleaning validation tests for lab accreditation and plant inspection approval
  • Contains acid ingredients for high performance removal of metal oxides, salts and inorganic residues combined with full detergent capability

Technical Bulletin

Used to clean: Dairy equipment, laboratory ware, sampling apparatus, lab stills, laser chillers, clean rooms, optical parts, electronic components, pharmaceutical apparatus, cosmetics manufacturing equipment, restaurant equipment, rethermolators, steam tables, metal forgings, stampings and castings, industrial parts, pipes, tanks, boilers and reactors. Authorized by USDA for use in federally inspected meat and poultry plants. Passes inhibitory residue test for water analysis. FDA certified.

Used to remove: Scale, metal oxides, metal complexes, trace inorganics, milkstone, pasta and starch, soil, grit, buffing compound, grime, grease, fats, oils, particulates, deposits, chemical and solvents.

Surfaces cleaned: Corrosion inhibited formulation recommended for glass, metal, stainless steel, porcelain, ceramic, plastic, rubber and fiberglass. Can be used on soft metals such as copper, bronze, aluminum, and zinc if rinsed promptly. Corrosion testing may be advisable.

Cleaning method: Soak, brush, sponge, cloth, ultrasonic, flow through clean-inplace. Will foam—not for spray or machine use.

Directions: Make a fresh 1 – 2% solution (3 – 5 Tbsp. per gal., 1 1/4 – 2 1/2 oz. per gal. or 10 – 20 ml per liter) in cold, warm or hot water. If available, use hot water. For difficult soils, raise water temperature and use more detergent. Clean by soak, circulate, wipe or ultrasonic method. Wear protective gloves and eyewear. Not for spray machines, will foam. RINSE THOROUGHLY—preferably with running water. For critical cleaning, do final or all rinsing in distilled, deionized or purified water. For food contact surfaces, rinse with potable water. Used on a wide range of glass, ceramic, plastic and metal surfaces. Corrosion testing may be advisable.