Fortech® Phosphate Free Merit™ - 50 lb. Pail

Item # FT 81350

  • Low suds powdered laundry detergent. Complete product & normally requires no additives for excellent washing results. Gentle on color-fast fabrics.
  • Designed for every make, model & type of automatic washer
  • Dissolves completely and rinses easily
  • Incorporates CMC as an anti-redeposition compound
50 lb. Pail, FALSE
Alternate #FT81350
  • NSF Registered
  • Description
  • Specifications
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This well balanced formulation contains a select blend of moderately alkaline builders, for superior particulate soil suspension.


  • Ideally suited for use in hotel/motel, nursing homes, hospitals, restaurants, etc.
  • Safe for use on all fabrics
  • Specially formulated with water softening agents for use in hard water conditions.
  • Contains optical brighteners and color safe bleach for brighter whites and colors.
  • Nonionic and Anionic surfactants team up for excellent soil & stain removal.

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 - 1/2 cup per regular load
  • Industrial type laundry machine: Light soil: 8 oz per 100 lbs in 140 degree F water; Medium soil: 12 oz per 100 lbs in 160 degree F water; Heavy soil: 2 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: 10.5 - 11.5
  • Foam: Low
  • Chlorine: None
  • Biodegradable: Yes
  • USDA: B1
  • Brighteners: Two
  • Solvents: None
  • Phosphates: None
  • Alkalinity: 15.7% Na20
  • HMIS Rating: Flammability 0, health 1, reactivity 0, personal protection B