Citric Acid
Citric Acid
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Citric Acid

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Citric Acid in anhydrous form, food graded and suitable for cleaning applications.

Found naturally in food and readily biodegradable in water. However, always test the cleaning solution on surfaces in a hidden area if you are unsure about the stability of the surface.

Great for descaling, mould removal, limescale and rust removal, and bactericidal. 

This product will come in a returnable jar. Price includes £1 deposit.

How to use for cleaning

Do not use a citric acid solution or any type of acid-based cleaner on unsealed natural stone. It can etch or pit the surface.

Clean Kitchen Surfaces

Lightly spray stainless steel, butcher block, and laminate counters with the citric acid solution. Wipe down with a sponge or cloth to remove smudges and stains, and leave the surface sanitised.

Clean and Deodorize a Microwave

Place two cups water and two tablespoons of citric acid powder in a microwaveable container. Place the container in the microwave and heat until the solution is boiling and the microwave is filled with steam. Allow the steam to sit for about five minutes and then remove the container and wipe away the mess with a sponge or soft cloth.

Clean Windows and Mirrors

Use the citric acid and water solution as a glass & window cleaner. Lightly spray the solution on the window starting at the top. Use a microfiber cloth to wipe away the dirt and smudges.

Sanitise Wooden Cutting Boards and Kitchen Utensils

Citric acid has antibacterial qualities that will help kill bacteria that linger in little nicks wooden cutting boards and utensils.

After washing, coat the surface with the citric acid solution and allow it to work for five to 10 minutes. Rinse the surfaces with hot water and dry well.

Descale Coffee Pots and Tea Kettles

Mineral deposits from water can clog coffee makers and kettles making your beverages taste funky. Clean away the minerals monthly by filling the water reservoir with a one tablespoon of citric acid to one cup of water solution. Run a complete heating cycle, empty the reservoir, and then run another with plain water.

Remove Stains From Plastic Containers and Dishes

Some foods can leave stains on plasticware, melamine dishes, and even ceramic plates. To remove the stains, fill a large container or the sink with boiling water. Add one tablespoon of citric acid powder per cup of water (about 1/2 cup of powder per sink of water). Add the dishes and soak for three to four hours. Wash as usual.

Remove Toilet Bowl Stains

Add one to two tablespoons of citric acid powder to the toilet bowl. Let the solution work for at least 15 minutes, longer is better. Scrub as usual and flush.

Remove Soap Scum

Spray the citric acid and water solution on bathroom tile, fiberglass shower stalls, or shower doors to cut through soap scum. Let it work for at least 10 minutes and celan as usual.