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Acidic Cleaning-in-Place agents

Food and Beverage Processing

Daily in North America Cleaning in-place is performed on a a huge number of lines, pipes and tanks with multiple metal and plastic components. The process can be complex, with various stages to descale and remove milk stone, dissolve fats, disinfect, and rinse equipment.

Even though conventional acidic cleaners (with nitric or phosphoric acid or others) do the job, multiple rinsing steps are required, and the environmental impact of the acids is significant. BASF has developed solutions to support in formulating the most efficient acid cleaners.