Biocel’s Amphotain was developed as a detergent/sanitiser for food, dairy and beverage cleaning processes – delivers a high microbicidal efficacy; biodegradable.

Biocel’s Amphotain is hard water tolerant, non-tainting and suitable for cleaning and sanitising a wide range of surfaces, including floors, walls, utensils and most other food processing equipment.


Product Benefits

Amphotain is effective against gram-negative and gram-positive bacteria, as well as yeast and fungi.

Biocel's Amphotain does not contain: aldehydes, active chlorine or alkali.


  • Compatible with cationic, non-ionic and other amphoteric surfactants.
  • Hard water tolerant and non-tainting.
  • Deodorising.
  • Dissolves fat and provides good soil carrying capacity.
  • Also used as a disinfectant sanitiser in household and institutional applications.

Technical Details

For complete usage information, please contact us.

Additional information

Pack Size

Available in 25L, 200L & 1000L IBC.


Combining good cleansing properties with sanitising properties, Biocel’s Amphotain is a highly effective detergent blend of amphoteric surfactants.

Amphotain is suitable for manual, soak or spray application.




Depending on hygiene conditions and requirements, the following are suggested concentrations (please contact Biocel for more detailed recommendations):
0.3% – 3.0% for total disinfection purposes

0.1% – 0.3% for anti-microbial cleansers

Antimicrobial properties (100% – active matter), 20°C, pH 8-9.

Bespoke Service

Biocel’s in-house development team can customise products to meet unique industry or plant requirements.
Biocel can advise you in relation to equipment compatibility and system installation.


Please click on the link to request a Biocel safety datasheet. If you have any queries, please contact us.

Get in Touch

Send us a message or request to speak to one of our dedicated specialists.


    353 (0)21 435 3516

    Out of Hours

    353 (0)86 257 5805
    353 (0)86 242 3577


    Biocel Ltd.

    Little Island
    County Cork

    Business Hours

    9 am to 5:30 pm


    We develop biochemical and chemical process aids and additives for Industry.

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