Chemtec Citric Acid

Cleaning additive Citric Acid Monohydrate

  • Cleaning additive Citric Acid
  • Removal of residues from Marpol Annex II (NLS) cargoes like Metal Soaps from Vegetable oils and Vegetable Oil Fatty Acids , Calcium and Magnesium Slurry as well as Carbonate residues from Sodium and Potassium Hydroxide.
  • Passivation of stainless steel

Waste Water Information

  • Citric Acid
  • Approved by MARPOL/IMO in accordance with MEPC.1/Circ.590

Tank Material

Safe to use on stainless steel and resistant coatings.


pH : approx. 2 (solution)
Phys. properties : white crystals
Spec. gravity : approx. 1,55
Storage temperature :
ambient (store at a dry place, avoid freezing)
Foam formation : not foaming
Solubility in freshwater :
70 g/100 ml

Safety Aspects

  • Causes serious eye irritation
  • Consult the Material Safety Data Sheet

Application for use

  • Suitable in freshwater only.
  • Recommended concentration for re-circulation cleaning: 1 – 10%
Cleaning temperature :
ambient & 45 °C (max)
Above 45 °C formation of insoluble citrates
Packing : Bags or buckets of 20 – 25 kg