Eft-Ective

Efflorescence Cleaner and Inhibitor

Eff-Ective™ Efflorescence Cleaner and Inhibitor

EFF-ECTIVE – EFFLORESCENCE CLEANER AND INHIBITOR OF FUTURE EFFLORESCENCE. NON ACIDIC. CLEANS SALTS FROM STONE, TILE, GROUT, MASONRY, PAVERS ETC

Eff-Ective™ is a non-acidic efflorescence cleaner and inhibitor. Formulated with New Generation AQS Technology to treat and help inhibit future efflorescence. USE: For concrete, grout, masonry, pavers, terracotta, terrazzo and natural stone. USE: On all ACID RESISTANT natural stone, ceramic tiles, porcelain, terracotta & masonry surfaces.

Key Features
  • Helps Remove Salts from Stone, Grout & Masonry
  • Treats & Inhibits Recurrence of Future Efflorescence
  • Safe, Non Acidic, New Generation AQS Technology
  • Use in Indoor, Outdoor, Domestic & Commercial Areas

SIZES

AVAILABLE SIZES:

1 Litre   1 Litre

4 Litre  4 Litre

TEST FIRST

Due to the nature of different surfaces, you should do several test areas in inconspicuous areas according to the label instructions to determine surface colour stability and desired results. The end user must determine the suitability of the product for their intended use.

PRECAUTIONS

  1. Read entire label, SDS & technical bulletin before using;
  2. Wear appropriate gloves, skin & eye protection;
  3. Surface must be clean & completely dry and free from any other sealers & coatings.
  4. Use when surface temperature is between 4°C and 32°C.
  5. Do not allow contact with any non-recommended surfaces;
  6. May slightly dull some polished natural stone.

INSTRUCTIONS TO REMOVE EFFLORESCENCE

  1. Sweep, vacuum  or wipe surface;
  2. Slightly pre-wet surface with clean water resulting in a damp surface – remove any excess surface water;
  3. Liberally apply Eff-Ective to the surface with a roller, brush, sponge or sprayer;
  4. Allow to dwell minimum 15 minutes – the longer the better; 
  5. DO NOT ALLOW  PRODUCT TO DRY ON THE SURFACE – ADD MORE PRODUCT AS REQUIRED TO KEEP IT WET; 
  6. After desired dwell time, scrub with white nylon pad, scrub brush or scrub machine.
  7. Rinse thoroughly with clean water;
  8. Repeat as necessary – Problem areas may require longer dwell time;
  9. After surface has fully dried (minimum 24 hours), seal with any Aqua-Seal STS sealer;

INSTRUCTIONS TO INHIBIT FUTURE EFFLORESCENCE

  1. Slightly pre-wet surface with clean water resulting in a damp surface – remove any excess surface water;
  2. Liberally apply Eff-Ective to the surface with a roller, brush, sponge or sprayer;
  3. Allow to dwell minimum 15 minutes – the longer the better;
  4. DO NOT ALLOW  PRODUCT TO DRY ON THE SURFACE – ADD MORE PRODUCT AS REQUIRED TO KEEP IT WET;
  5. After desired dwell time, scrub with white nylon pad, scrub brush or scrub machine;
  6. Wipe dry the surface with slightly damp cloths – DO NOT RINSE;
  7. Repeat as necessary.
  8. After surface has fully dried (minimum 24 hours), seal with any Aqua-Seal STS sealer;

LIMITATIONS

  • Eff-Ective helps inhibit future efflorescence however cannot treat efflorescence that it cannot come in contact with.
  • If the surface is sealed, this will inhibit the performance of Eff-Ective
  • Heavy efflorescence will require removal with a suitable acid e.g. OxiTreat HD or Blast HD.
  • Very heavy efflorescence will require removal by mechanical means.

HANDLING & STORAGE

  1. Close container tightly after each use;
  2. Store in original container between 4°C and 32°C;
  3. Do not re-use empty container.
  4. Discard in rubbish or recycle;
  5. Clean hands and tools with clean water.

FIRST AID

FIRST AID: For advice, contact Poisons Information Centre (Australia Ph: 131-126, NZ Ph:0800 764766) or a doctor. Ingestion: Do NOT induce vomiting. Give water or milk to drink. Eyes: Immediately flush eyes with clean, running water for at least 15 minutes, & see a doctor. Skin & Hair: Remove contaminated clothing. Immediately wash contaminated skin & hair with plenty of water. Inhalation: Remove victim from exposure, to fresh air. Seek medical advice. General: If irritation persists or feeling unwell, seek medical attention.
Other problem solver options

Stone and tile areas exhibit many specific problems such as efflorescence, grout residue and mineral staining. The Aqua-Seal STS™ range of Problem Solvers is designed to help solve these issues as safely and effectively as possible. There’s simply no other range of problem solvers for stone, tile, concrete & grout as comprehensive as Aqua-Seal STS™.

KITS & ACCESSORIES

The Aqua-Seal STS™ range of Sealers are formulated to provide either a Good, Better or Best type of performance based on the needs of the customer. The better the sealer then the better the protection, the longer the reaction time and the longer the life span of the sealer.

Sealer Options

The Aqua-Seal STS™ range of accessories are designed to make sealing, cleaning and problem solving applications easier.

Cleaner Options

The Aqua-Seal STS™ range of biodegradable Cleaners is formulated to clean & maintain your surface without fear of damage to your tile, stone or sealer. Our range of cleaners is for domestic & commercial use. Safe and effective for your routine daily clean or your periodic heavy duty clean.

Important Information

LIMITATIONS:

              • Heavily soiled surfaces may require longer dwell time and or stronger solution;
              • Some stained surfaces may require resurfacing or replacing.

TEST FIRST:

              • Due to the nature of different surfaces, you should do several test areas in inconspicuous areas according to the label instructions to determine surface colour stability and desired results. The end user must determine the suitability of the product for their intended use.
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