General characteristics :
Drain opener is a clear, liquid with a characteristic odour. Drain opener cuts through water,grease and hair to unclog drains faster. In use its dissolving action is fast and thorough. The alkali formulation dissolves grease and dirt very quickly .
It also hydrolyzes the proteins such as those found in hair which may block water Pipes. These reactions are sped by the heat generated when drain opener dissolve in water such alkaline drain cleaners are highly corrosive and should be handled with great caution.
Drain opener is easy to use. One step chemical action does the job. Brush on and flush with hot water.
Use only the strength that is needed.
Appearance : Colorless slightly viscous liquid
Sp.gr. at 20 deg C : 1.53 + 0.01
pH : Highly alkaline
Areas of applications :
Drain opener can be used in the home to unblock clogged drains.
Method of application and dilution :
Pour 500 ml slowly over drain opening. Allow to work for 30 minutes.flush with hot tap water.To prevent problems,use 250ml weekly.follow the same directions for garbage disposer drains.flush with disposer running.
Drain opener should not be used on nickel, aluminium, zinc, magnesium, tin or various alloys of soft metals.
Safety precautions :
KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN
Drain opener is corrosive to skin and tissue. Overalls, rubber gloves and chemical glasses should be worn. Please ensure adequate ventilation. Do not smoke or have naked lights nearby. Drain opener acts more quickly at higher temperatures. Stricter precautions are necessary at high temperature operations. Spillage should be hosed down with water .
It is not advisable to directly inhale any fumes evolving from open containers of drain opener. Empty containers should be destroyed or disposed and should not be reused.
First aid :
If poisoning occurs due to ingestion do not induce vomiting. Give plenty of water or milk. Call a doctor or remove the patient to the hospital immediately.
If skin contact occurs, remove contaminated clothing and wash skin thoroughly.
For eye contact flush with clean water thoroughly for 15 minutes and seek medical attention.
Drain opener is available in 4 x 5 ltr carton, 20 ltr can