Disinfectants for Food Processing Open Plant Cleaning

Bitek’s food process range of cleaning and hygiene chemicals is one of the most modern and comprehensive in the industry. All products are safe for use in food processing applications. Open plant cleaning involves the cleaning of fats, grease, blood and carbon which are often difficult to remove from a variety of surfaces including stainless steel, plastic and mild steel so the correct products for the application are required.


Chlorinated detergent and disinfectant powder for manual use in all areas of the food processing industry. Apex readily dissolves in hard or soft water and is free rinsing. It has a powerful surfactant system for excellent penetration and removal of dirt and is effective in removal of oil and grease. It is safe for use on all types of surfaces including fixed equipment, conveyers, shackles, work surfaces, cutting and slicing machines, walls, floors and drain areas.

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Detergent disinfectant formulated especially for use in the food process industry. May be applied by brushing, soaking or spraying in single and two stage cleaning disinfection programmes and is effective against a wide range of pathogenic organisms. It is effective in hard and also soft water. Est-eem is suitable for food contact surfaces, floors, walls and equipment.

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A clear, colourless, non-foaming peracetic acid, hydrogen peroxide and acetic acid based liquid terminal disinfectant, effective against a wide range of bacterial, viral and fungal pathogens. Peradox is fast acting, economical in use and is effectively used for descaling, removing biofilm and sanitising drinking water systems, dairies, milk processing plants and food process closed plant systems. The product is environmentally friendly and non-tainting.

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A clear, colourless, non-foaming hypochlorite based product for final rinse of dairy milking lines, CIP process applications and water treatment for food process use. Sanshield is fast acting and economical in use.

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A stabilised foaming blend of peracetic acid in equilibrium with hydrogen peroxide and acetic acid which is highly effective against bacteria, viruses and fungi. It has an economical 1:200 general dilution rate and is ideal for use in intensive housing and food processing plants. Vanodox is non-staining, non-tainting and biodegradable. It is also very effective against Aspergillus so can be used for fogging new bedding and hatcheries. Registered with Act 36 and DEFRA approved.

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A powerful quaternary based detergent and disinfectant for the food process industry. Vanoquat is highly effective on all types of food borne micro-organisms and can be used manually or through pressure washing equipment and compressed air foaming systems. It is safe on soft metals and surfaces and can be used in all water conditions.

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