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Re: Don't mess around with line cleaner
« Reply #1 on: September 17, 2017, 02:27:03 AM »
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Re: Don't mess around with line cleaner
« Reply #2 on: September 18, 2017, 02:11:07 AM »
Scary.  BLC is not considered a caustic, correct?

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Don't mess around with line cleaner
« Reply #3 on: September 18, 2017, 02:41:11 AM »
Scary.  BLC is not considered a caustic, correct?
Sorry, that is incorrect. It is diluted lye. Perfectly safe when handled appropriately.

https://www.micromatic.com/images/products/descriptions/24008/Micro-MaticBeerLineCleaner%20MSDS%20052206.pdf

National chemical BLC is caustic potash - https://nationalchemicals.com/download/document/141
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Re: Don't mess around with line cleaner
« Reply #4 on: September 18, 2017, 01:36:20 PM »
What is everyone using for line cleaning? I'm not worried about burning my organs just wondering if anything is preferred. I happened to get five star's LLC but it seems BLC is more popular

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Re: Don't mess around with line cleaner
« Reply #5 on: September 18, 2017, 01:39:37 PM »
I go back and forth between LLC and BLC. Depends on where I buy it when I run out. No real preference. LLC is lye.

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Re: Don't mess around with line cleaner
« Reply #6 on: September 18, 2017, 04:48:28 PM »
That's freaky.

I personally don't use any line cleaners.
It's too close to home
And it's too near the bone

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Re: Don't mess around with line cleaner
« Reply #7 on: September 19, 2017, 10:32:09 PM »
I've used the old PBW, hot water, sani-clean combo since I started kegging.  Recirc pump. 

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