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Apex™ Solid Quat Broad Range Sanitizer (Keystone)

Go wide, go broad, go best with the industry’s first solid sanitizer that’s effective under an impressively wide range. Plus, no rinse needed on food contact surfaces.

  • SUPC Number: 1344595
  • Ecolab PIC: 6100177
  • GTIN Number: 10025469002348
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Features & Benefits

Features & Benefits:

Completes a 3-compartment sink program

Choice of dispensing solutions: Wall-mount or mobile

Reduced storage requirements

Spill proof – no leaks, spills or splash hazards

Sustainable – 20lb of liquid, 5 lb of solid and reduced packaging

Effective sanitizer in 60 seconds against a variety of bacteria and viruses at 200 - 400 ppm active (0.07 oz - 0.14 oz per gallon of water) and up to 500 ppm hard water

Uses/Solutions:

Bars, cafeterias, restaurants and institutional kitchens

Food preparation and storage areas

Cleaned and rinsed nonporous food contact surfaces – kitchen wares, tables, counters, utensils, food processing equipment

Other hard nonporous surfaces – garbage storage areas, garbage bins

Effective Against/On:

Escherichia coli (ATCC 11229)

Staphylococcus aureus (ATCC 6538)

Listeria monocytogenes (ATCC 7644)

Staphylococcus aureus MRSA (ATCC 33592)

Shigella sonnei (ATCC 11060)

How To Use

SANITIZING PREVIOUSLY CLEANED STATIONARY EQUIPMENT AND OTHER HARD, NON-POROUS FOOD CONTACT SURFACES

DILUTIONS:

150-400 ppm active quat = 0.053 oz.-0.14 oz. per gallon of water (or equivalent)
200-400 ppm active quat = 0.07 oz-0.14 oz. per gallon of water (or equivalent)

  1. Prior to application, remove gross food particles and soil by a pre-flush or pre-scrape and, when necessary, pre-soak. Thoroughly wash or flush objects with a good detergent or compatible cleaner, followed by a potable water rinse before application of the sanitizing solution.
  2. Apply a use-dilution of 0.07 oz - 0.14 oz. of Keystone Apex Solid Quat Broad Range Sanitizer per gallon of water (or equivalent dilution) to the pre-cleaned hard surface, with a cloth, mop, sponge, sprayer or by immersion, thoroughly wetting surfaces. Surfaces must remain wet for at least one minute (60 seconds) followed by adequate draining and air drying. Do not rinse.
  3. Prepare fresh solution daily or more often if the use solution becomes diluted or soiled.
  4. Apply to sinks, countertops, and other stationary surfaces by cloth, sponge, brush, or sprayer.
  5. Immerse pre-cleaned glassware, dishes, silverware, cooking utensils and other similar size food processing equipment in a solution of 0.07 oz- 0.14 oz. of Apex Solid Quat Broad Range Sanitizer per gallon of water (or equivalent dilution) for at least 60 seconds. Drain thoroughly and allow to air dry before re-use. Do not rinse.

FOR RESTAURANTS AND BARS:

Equipment and utensils should be thoroughly preflushed or prescraped and when necessary presoaked to remove gross food particles and soil. Then thoroughly wash or flush objects with a good detergent or compatible cleaner followed by a potable water rinse before application of the sanitizing solution. For precleaned dishes, glassware, silverware, cooking utensils, immerse in a solution containing 0.07 oz. - 0.14 oz per one (1) gallon of water (or equivalent use dilution) (200 – 400 ppm active quaternary) allow surface to remain wet for at least 60 seconds. Drain thoroughly before reuse. No rinse is required.

Additional Notes:

Set-Up Requirements

Following criteria must be met to ensure proper concentration

  • Water Pressure
    • Inlet pressure must not vary outside of 20-60psi
  • Plum to hot water
    • Water must be in the range of 115-140oF
  • Target Concentration
    • Should be in the middle of the range at 275ppm
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