Iodophor is formulated for use by the bottling, food processing, and milk industry. When used continuously as a sanitizing spray on walls and equipment it will reduce or eliminate odors throughout the processing area. Iodophor is effective against e coli and s s typhosa as well as most mold and yeast.
Iodophor is a registered pesticide by the EPA. A potable water rinse is not required after each use, when used at or under 25 ppm.
Appearance: Dark blue to black in color.
Odor: Typical Iodine.
pH at 1 ounce per 5 gallons: 2.2
AvI2 at 1 ounce per 5 gallons: .25 ppm
GENERAL USE DIRECTIONS: Fresh sanitizing solution should be prepared daily or more often if the solution becomes diluted or soiled.
DILUTION TABLE: 1 ounce Iodophor / 10 gallons water=12.5 ppm 1 ounce Iodophor / 5 gallons water=25 ppm
2 ounces Iodophor / 5 gallons water=50 ppm
CIP SANITIZING: Use 25 ppm Iodophor to flood lines and circulate in tanks. After 5 minutes contact, drain off solution. Do not rinse. Use 12.5 ppm Iodophor in lines and equipment when a slight sanitizing solution is desired between filling operation. After 10 minutes contact, drain off solution. A potable water rinse is not required after use.
EQUIPMENT SANITIZING: To pre-cleaned equipment, circulate with cold or lukewarm water with a solution of 1 ounce Iodophor to 5 gallons water. Rinse with potable water. To sanitize, spray or immerse equipment with a fresh solution of 1 ounce Iodophor to 5 gallons cold or lukewarm water (provides 25 ppm titratable iodine). Allow a one minute contact time. When ready to use, drain sanitizing solution.
TANK AND VAT SANITIZING: Pre-clean with 1 ounce Iodophor to 5 gallons water (not hot). Rinse with potable water. To sanitize, spray or fill vat with 1 ounce Iodophor to 5 gallons water (provides 25 ppm titratable iodine). After 5 minutes, drain off solution.
SANITATION OF WALLS, FLOORS, CONVEYORS, AND OTHER SIMILAR SURFACES: Pre-clean surface by scraping or flushing to remove soil. Then thoroughly clean with a solution 2 ounces of Iodophor to 5 gallons of water. Rinse with potable water. Sanitize with a solution containing 1 ounce of Iodophor to 5 gallons of water (provides 25 ppm titratable iodine). Allow 2 minutes contact time. Do not rinse.
SANITIZING OF BEVERAGE CONTAINERS: To sanitize previously cleaned beverage containers, which were first washed in detergent and rinsed, use a solution containing 1 ounce Iodophor to 5 gallons of water (provides 25ppm titratable iodine). Allow for a one minute contact time. Invert containers, drain and allow to air dry.