Characteristics & applications

  • Strong alkaline cleaning agent based on Potassium Hydroxide
  • Very suitable tank cleaning agent
  • Removal of vegetable oils, fats and fatty acids.
  • Also to be used for mineral or chemical contaminations in tanks
  • Contains a water-hardness stabiliser
  • Contains no solvents or volatile organic compounds (VOC free)


pH : pure: 13,0
Phys. properties : clear yellow liquid
Spec. gravity : 1.1 – 1,15
Storage temperature : cold stability -8 deg C.
Foam formation : slightly foaming
Solubility in H2O : complete

Application for use:

Suitable in fresh water
Cleaning temperature : ambient – 75°C
Concentration 1 – 5%
Packing : drums of 220-230kg and
canister of 22 kg.

Tank Material

  • Safe to use on stainless steel and alkali resistant coatings 
  • KT-Alka is not suitable for zinc silicate coatings (strong alkaline cleaner)

Safety Aspects

  • Causes severe skin burns and eye damages
  • Consult the Material Safety Data Sheet

Waste Water Information

  • Contains readily biodegradable surface active agents, complexing agents, potassium hydroxide and additives (biodegradable > 90%)
  • Excellent environmental profile with a low water hazard class 1
  • Approved by MARPOL/IMO in accordance with MEPC.1/Circ.590
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