Strong Caustic Cleaners

These cleaners are strongly alkaline and designed to work well in tough cleaning situations, including trolleys and hooks.


Product Name/
Number
Description Liquid/
Powder
Environmentally Preferred
Bi Tec® 1000
I00247
A powerfully alkaline cleaner containing a small amount of detergents, but loaded with chelating agents to remove metal oxides from surfaces. Designed for treating edible beef feet, but found to be ideally suited for boil-outs, smokehouses and for pan and mold washing. Can be used in steam cleaning equipment. P  
Cir-Q-Late
I00112
A strongly alkaline, liquid blend of caustic, detergents, dispersants and chelating agents. Appropriate for use in federally inspected facilities as a heavy-duty CIP cleaner. Outstanding cleaning performance on proteinaceous soils. Leaves stainless steel looking great. Use with a potable water rinse. L
Cir Tec® 991
I00205
A powerful alkaline cleaner used to remove heavy soils and metal oxides from surfaces. Ideally suited for cleaning edible rendering and other CIP systems, boil-outs, smokehouses, and pan and mold washing. Can be used with steam cleaning equipment. P  
Cir Tec® SP
I00097
A powerful alkaline cleaner with detergents and chelating agents to remove metal oxides from surfaces. Excellent for removing heavy soils. Ideally suited for cleaning edible rendering CIP systems, boil-outs, smokehouses, and for pan and mold washing. P  
Liquid Smokehouse Cleaner
I00214
A concentrated, cost-efficient, self-foaming, high alkaline cleaner with rinse aids for compatibility with any water system. For use in soak tanks or with steam or mechanical cleaning equipment. L  
Liquik® 100
I00127
A powerful, low-foaming, heavy-duty alkaline cleaner for removing fats, protein and other soils instantly. Rinses well. Leaves surfaces bright and shining. Appropriate as a general-purpose cleaning agent or for use in steam or mechanical cleaning equipment. Rinse with potable water after use. L  
Liquik® 250
I00131
A strong alkaline liquid blend of detergents and chelating agents appropriate for federally inspected meat and poultry plants for use in soak tanks or with steam or mechanical cleaning equipment. Excellent for CIP systems. L  
Liquik® Su-Tec®
I00131
A strong alkaline liquid compound designed especially for cleaning smokehouses and related areas by atomization and foaming. Applied through Birko’s atomizer equipment. Works fast so that smokehouses can be cleaned and returned to service rapidly. L  
Mare
I00179
When blended with Brute 4S™, Mare™ forms a strong alkaline cleaner containing surfactants and rinse aids for low-foaming application. A unique chelating agent lifts and prevents redeposition of metal oxides on work surfaces. Designed to clean trolleys and hooks, it is also an excellent cage and tree washer because of the ability to remove grease, fat, blood and protein from metal surfaces. Acceptable for use in federally inspected facilities. Mare™ is also a component of Birko’s unique, multi-product BOSS™ cleaning system. Perfect for CIP and batch applications requiring low foam and a variety of other applications. Works in conjunction with Chameleon™, Degrezer™, X-Puma™, and 10-Chlor™, among others. L  
Metalist
I00003
A strong alkaline cleaner. Contains surfactants and rinse aids for low-foaming applications. A chelating agent lifts and prevents redeposition of metal oxides. Designed to clean trolleys and hooks. Removes grease, fat, and protein blood from metal surfaces making it an excellent cage and tree washer. Acceptable for use only in soak tanks in federally inspected meat and poultry plants or for use with steam or mechanical cleaning devices. P  
Meta-Tec 2C®
I00075
A strongly alkaline cleaner containing large amounts of chelating agents to strip rust and soils from metal surfaces. All ingredients are stable at high temperature making it a cost-effective product for dipping and spraying equipment. For use only in soak tanks or with steam or mechanical cleaning equipment. P  
Meta-Tec 2C® Liquid
I00075
A thick, strongly alkaline, ready-to-use liquid cleaner containing large amounts of surfactants and chelating agents to strip rust, scale and soils from metal surfaces. Removes paint. All ingredients are stable at warm temperatures making it effective for "paint-on/spray-off " cleaning. Leaves a nice shine on stainless steel when followed by a potable water rinse. L
S.P.D.E. 33®
I00001
A popular all-in-one powdered alkaline cleaner for removing heavy fat and grease from floors, walls and equipment in federally inspected meat and poultry plants. P  
Smok-Off
I00038
A high alkaline cleaner with rinse aids for compatibility with any water system. Acceptable for use in federally inspected facilities for use only in soak tanks or with steam or mechanical cleaning equipment. Cost competitive. L  
Super Alkali
I00266
A powerful alkaline cleaner containing small amounts of detergents, but with chelating agents to remove metal oxides from work surfaces. Designed as a CIP cleaner for edible rendering systems, but found suitable for boil-outs, smokehouses and for pan and mold washing. P  
Su Tec® FG
I00042
An effective self-foaming alkaline multiple-application cleaner. Use to clean surfaces with extremely high soil loads such as smokehouses. Effective on both fats and proteinacious soils. A heavy-duty general cleaner. Not suitable for use on all surfaces. P  
Tigre
I00157
The backbone of Birko’s unique two-product trolley cleaning system. Provides the alkalinity, wetting, defoaming and scale control in trolley cleaning operations. Suitable for both batch and continuous trolley cleaning operations. Works in conjunction with Toro™. Dispensed through Birko’s automated Liquik Trolley System. L  
Toro
I00157
A key component in Birko’s dual-chemical liquid trolley cleaning system. Provides the alkalinity, wetting, defoaming and scale control. Suitable for both batch and continuous cleaning operations. Works in conjunction with Tigre™ in Birko’s automated Liquik Trolley System. L  
Viking
I00036
A heavy duty alkaline mixture containing caustic soda, chelating agents (to remove rust and other metal oxides) and rinse aids for fast, efficient cleaning. Acceptable for use in federally inspected meat and poultry plants for use in soak tanks or in mechanical cleaning equipment. A thorough rinse with potable water is required after use. P  
Way-Vos
I02333
An economical liquid mixture of sodium hydroxide, water conditioners, wetting agents and corrosion inhibitors designed for use as a non-foaming, caustic CIP or hot tank cleaner. Must be rinsed thoroughly with potable water. L