Citrus Degreaser/Cleaner

General Description

Citrus based cleaners have significantly grown in popularity over the past few years as part of the movement away from traditional glycol ethers and other solvents that are now considered to be greater environmental hazards. Citrus oils are promoted to be a safe, biodegradable alternative which have excellent solvency characteristics. BIG C DEGREASER was developed to provide superior cleaning, yet be environmentally safe. BIG C DEGREASER can be used as is or diluted with water. BIG C DEGREASER was tested against 4 of the leading janitorial; cleaning products following the directions supplied with each product using a GARDNER soil removal method on oily/particulate on vinyl tiles. The results are below. All products were used at a dilution ratio of 2 ounces of product per gallon of water.


  % of Soil Removal
Janitor in a Drum 32.0
Top Job 22.0
Ajax 22.0
Mr. Clean 20.0

BIG C DEGREASER is a water-soluble, highly rinsable combination of mild detergents, inorganic builders and citrus oils that work extremely well in fresh or brine water. The balanced emulsification system and moderate pH of BIG C DEGREASER are ideally suited for degreasing kitchen and bathroom areas.


BIG C DEGREASER is very mild and may be used on any surface not harmed by water. The emulsification properties and moderate pH of BIG C DEGREASER make it ideal an ideal degreaser and dispersant. BIG C DEGREASER may be applied with a mop, brush, or spray. Allow for penetration prior to washing down.

Physical Properties

Color Yellow
Odor Citrus
Density 8.3 lbs./gallon
pH 7 - 8
Freeze Point ~ 32° F


BIG C DEGREASER is available in UN approved 5 gallon pails, and 55 gallon drums.


Observe warning label on containers. Normal precautions for industrial chemicals apply.

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