Fortech® Extra Merit™ Laundry Detergent - 40 lb. Pail

Item # FT 80140

Concentrated synthetic laundry detergent, our most economical product to use. Specially formulated for use in hard water. Gentle on color-fast fabrics. Contains optical brighteners for brighter whites. Excellent soil suspension and stain removal. Rinses easily, even in cold water. The special optical brighteners provides sparkling white shirts, table linens, bar aprons and towels, yet are gentle and effective on all color-fast fabrics.

40 lb. Pail, ea
Alternate #FT80140
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Directions For Use

  • Before using, read Material Safety Data Sheet for this material.
  • Sort laundry. For best results, charge washing machine with the detergent and water before adding wash.
  • Household type laundry machine: Everyday soil - 1/4 cup per regular load
  • Industrial type laundry machine: Light soil: 4 oz per 100 lbs in 140 degree F water; Medium soil: 6 oz per 100 lbs in 160 degree F water; Heavy soil: 1 lb per 100 lbs in 160 degree F water.
  • Follow with a clear water rinse
  • Be sure to close bucket lid each time after use

Technical Data

  • Form: White granular powder
  • Fragrance: Lemon
  • pH 1% Solution: 11.5 - 12.5
  • Foam: Low
  • Chlorine: None
  • Brighteners: Two
  • Solvents: None
  • Phosphates: 3.6% P
  • Alkalinity: 34.0% Ha20
  • HMIS Rating: Flammability 0, health 1, reactivity 0, personal protection B