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Katto Cleaner

Cleaning agent for metal surfaces
  • Concentrate 1:4
  • To remove oil, grease and dirt
  • Alkaline

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Water-dilutable alkaline cleaning agent for zinc and other metal surfaces.

  • Dilute 1:4 with water before use
  • Cleans zinc and others. metal surfaces from oil, grease, salts and other dirt
  • Suitable for cleaning tin roofs, gutters, etc. metal details before painting


For cleaning new or previously painted steel, aluminum, zinc and other metal surfacesbefore priming and painting. For external work.

Types of surfaces

Metal surfaces: roofs, cornices, gutters, window sills, ventilation pipes, fire ladders, flagpoles, etc.

Quality standards

  • Product and service quality is guaranteed by the quality, environmental protection, occupational health and safety management system in accordance with standards ISO 9001:2015; ISO 14001:2015 and ISO 45001:2018

Surface preparation before  treatment

The surface must be dry, free of rust and moss. To remove peeling paint and rust from previously painted surfaces, it is recommended to use power tools or clean manually with a steel brush and sandpaper.


Dilute the Katto Cleaner with 1 part detergent and 4 parts water and apply to the surface to be cleaned. Wash thoroughly with a brush while wearing protective gloves/protective clothing/safety glasses/protective mask and following work safety rules. Rinse treated surfaces thoroughly with warm water before the detergent dries. The temperature of the surface to be cleaned must not be below +10°С and above +50°С during the work. Allow the surface to dry before priming and painting.


Brush, wash brush

Tool cleaning

Wash tools thoroughly with soap and water


Colorless, transparent




30-50 m²/L 

Drying time

Dust-free – 2 hour, between coats – not less than 24 hours at +20º C and 80% relative humidity. At lower temperatures and higher humidity the drying time is prolonged.

Safety precautions

Danger. Harmful if swallowed. Causes severe skin burns and eye damage. Contains Ammonia < 5 %, aqueous solution; potassium hydroxide. Do not use in paint spraying equipment. If medical advice is needed, have product container or label at hand. Keep out of reach of children. Wash thoroughly after handling.  Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. IF ON SKIN (or hair): Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water or shower.  IF INHALED: Remove person to fresh air and keep comfortable for breathing. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes.  Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Immediately call a poison center/doctor. UFI: ED10-A022-2000-EGWJ. Store locked up.

Waste treatment

Avoid release to the environment.  Dispose of the contents/containers in accordance with the current legislation on waste treatment.  Liquid residues should be taken to a hazardous waste collection point (waste paint and varnish containing organic solvents or other dangerous substances08 01 11). Information about the collection points is provided by the local government or the Environmental Board.

Volume / weight

3 L 

Warranty period of storage

Frost resistance

Not frost-resistant


Storage conditions

Store at from +5° C to +30° C in the original sealed container. Protect from frost and direct sunlight.
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