FABSTRIP-RTO | Stripping agent for turquoise blue

Product Information

Fabstrip-RTO is a stripping agent especially recommended for turquoise blue reactive dyes and optical brightening agent from cotton. It also strips various classes of dyestuffs from the fabric. 1 g/l sodium nitrate is recommend to add during the stripping process to avoid fabric damage and machine corrosion.

Key Features & Benefits
Key Features Benefits
Strips turquoise/blue and other reactive dyes & OBA
Fabric can be redyed
Complies Oekotex-100
General Characteristics
Physical appearance
Off white granules
Ionic nature Anionic
pH of 1% solution 6 +/- 1
Miscibility Miscible with water
Stability Stable to dilute acids and dilute alkalies
Compatibility Compatible with anionic and nonionic products

Stepwise procedure to achieve best stripping 

  • Stripping with 4% Fabstrip-RTO keeiping the M:L-1:15 at 98 deg.C for 30 min.
  • Treat with 2 g/l sodium thiosulphate at 60deg.C for 15 min.
  • Treat with 5 g/l oxalic acid + 0.5 g/l Celldet-R
  • Hot wash
  • Cold wash with 0.5 g/l Supernol-OT or rewetting agent for 5min.
  • Remove the fabric
  • Give 1 g/l sodium nitrate treatment for dye pot cleaning.

Fabstrip-RTO is not recommended for Spandex, Lycra, Elastane and Modal blended fabrics.


Storage : Store in cool, ventilated shed away from heat and direct sunlight. Storage temperature should not exceed 35 deg C.Close lids firmly to avoid contact with air and moisture.

Shelf Life : 9 months from the date of manufacturing, if stored under controlled conditions.

The above information is given in good faith and is without warranty

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