Agar Fruit N Veg Sanitiser

Size: 5Lt
Sale price$27.80


Download-Safety Data Sheet

Odour: Mild Chlorine Odour

FRUIT N VEG SANITISER is a food-contact approved solution of sodium hypochlorite in water with an available chlorine content of 5% when packed. Because it offers a very effective method of killing undesirable micro-organisms (germs, bacteria, etc.), FRUIT’N’VEG SANITISER is an excellent sanitiser for fresh produce.

Key Benefits

FRUIT’N’VEG SANITISER is a very effective germ-killer.

Excellent sanitiser for fresh produce.

Approved for food contact

Very economical.

How Does It Work?

FRUIT’N’VEG SANITISER contains available chlorine which is present in the solution in the form of sodium hypochlorite and hypochlorous acid. Hypochlorous acid is a powerful germ-killing agent which kills bacteria, yeasts, moulds, and many viruses.


  1. Make sure your produce is free of dirt, undamaged and pre-cooled in a refrigerator.
  2. Pre-wash in water (at least 10oC warmer than the temperature of the produce) to remove excess soil and dirt. You could wash produce that has visible dirt in water containing sodium bicarbonate (or any other approved mild alkali cleaning agent).
  3. Dilute FRUIT’N’VEG SANITISER to 1 in 500 (100 ppm available chlorine). Measure out the Fruit’N’Veg Sanitiser, using this table to achieve a suitable volume of 100pm
  4. Add washed produce and agitate to ensure that all surfaces are wet and there are no bubbles.
  5. Soak time 5 minutes.
  6. Do not rinse (if the final level of chlorine residue in the final product complies with the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code – Standard 1.3.3 – Processing Aids See Section 12).
  7. Dilute and dispose of the Fruit’N’Veg Sanitiser solution in accordance with your sewerage authority requirements.
  8. Prepare and use the next batch of Fruit’N’Veg Sanitiser solution only when needed, do not store.
  9. Make sure you carefully follow the manufacturer’s instructions for quantities, contact time and water temperature.

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