IOStar is an iodine based no-rinse sanitizer. 1-2 minute contact time when used in the concentration of 1oz per 5 US gallons. It will slightly stain vinyl tubing and some plastic parts over time but will not affect the functionality of the tubing at all.
Easy to use
Economical dilution ratio
Controls water hardness
IO-STAR 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. IO-STAR is effective against e coli and s s typhosa as well as most mold and yeast.
APPEARANCE: DARK BLUE to BLACK
ODOR: TYPICAL IODINE
GENERAL USE DIRECTIONS
Fresh sanitizing solution should be prepared daily or more often if the solution becomes diluted or soiled.
1 ounce (30ml) IO-STAR / 10 US gallons (37.8L) water=12.5 ppm AvI2
1 ounce (30ml) IO-STAR / 5 US gallons (18.9L) water=25 ppm
2 ounces (30ml) IO-STAR / 5 US gallons (18.9L) water=50 ppm AvI2
CIP SANITIZING: Use 25 ppm IO-STAR to flood lines and circulate in tanks. After 5 minutes contact, drain off solution. Do not rinse. Use 12.5 ppm IO-STAR 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 IO-STAR to 5 US gallons water. Rinse with potable water.
To sanitize, spray or immerse equipment with a fresh solution of 1 ounce IO-STAR to 5 US 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 IO-STAR to 5 US gallons water (not hot). Rinse with potable water. To sanitize, spray or fill vat with 1 ounce IO-STAR 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 IO-STAR to 5 US gallons of water. Rinse with potable water. Sanitize with a solution containing 1 ounce of IO- STAR 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 IO-STAR to 5 US gallons of water (provides 25ppm titratable iodine). Allow for a one minute contact time. Invert containers, drain and allow to air dry.
Avoid contact with food. Causes moderate eye injury. Avoid contact with eyes, skin or clothing. Wash thoroughly with soap and water after handling.
Store this product in a cool dry area. Do not allow it to freeze.