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Published: February 24, 2021

Q. Which Alconox Inc. detergent will clean the red staining of wine (tannins) from stainless steel equipment?

A. The best way to remove tannin from stainless steel equipment is to oxidize it with sodium hypochlorite or an oxidizing agent. There are three Alconox Inc. brands that could effectively remove tannin from stainless steel.  The choice of which will depend on the application requirements.

All of these detergents will work well with a 1-2% concentration, warm solution and thorough rinsing.

We are happy to work with you on your specific tannin cleaning application need.

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