Low Foaming Acidic Cleaner

$70.00 ex GST ($70.00 inc GST )

Blend of nitric and phosphoric acids with low-foam surfactant. The final polishing step for dairy and food plant CIP operations. Use after caustic cleaning for all heat-exchange equipment. Should be dosed automatically.

  • Complies with HACCP and GMP guidelines
  • Suitable for use in all Australian food manufacturing plants
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Code: PRO-UU-8-045-TF-015-LTP

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Proton is used to remove calcium, corrosion and other inorganic contaminants. It is generally used as a final polishing step for dairy,  brewery winemaking and food plant CIP operations.

In food plant cleaning operations, it should be used after all heat-exchange equipment has been cleaned with a suitable caustic cleaning agent, such as our Singlex or Sledge.

For economical and consistent results, Proton should be dosed automatically via conductivity or flowmeter control methods.

Product Features:

  • Blended acid
  • Contains surfactants
  • Less corrosive
  • Removes residual oils
  • Quick-rinsing
  • Made in accordance with HACCP and GMP guidelines
  • Suitable for use in all Australian food manufacturing plants

Proton is a highly effective replacement for Nitric 45.
If you have any questions about using Proton as a replacement for Nitric 45 please call us or fill in the form below.

Directions for use

Following a caustic clean for heat-exchange equipment in food processing plants:
  1. Use at concentrations of 0.2% to 1.6%, depending on the level of soiling, process run time and temperatures.
  2. Circulate for 15 to 30 minutes at 60°C to 80°C.
  3. Thoroughly rinse with potable water.
Removing calcium and corrosion from surfaces:
  1. Use at a concentration of 10% and spray onto the surface with calcium build-up or corrosion.
  2. Allow to dwell for 5 minutes.
  3. Thoroughly rinse with potable water.


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