Lidl W5 Oxy Power

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Lidl W5 Oxy Power

Post by alexlark » Tue Jul 23, 2013 9:40 am

Always after a bargain, I picked this up from Lidl. Can anyone tell me if it is ok for cleaning stainless kegs?

I've taken a pic of the ingredients.

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Re: Lidl W5 Oxy Power

Post by Andy » Tue Jul 23, 2013 9:44 am

Yup, will be fine for all things cleaning :)

How much BTW ? My "best" price for generic Oxy stuff is a 650g tub for £1 from the shopping mecca that is Poundland.
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Re: Lidl W5 Oxy Power

Post by alexlark » Tue Jul 23, 2013 10:18 am

Cheers Andy.

Your price is better than mine :) From memory I paid about £2.50

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Re: Lidl W5 Oxy Power

Post by alexlark » Sun Aug 25, 2013 7:54 pm

Lidl have got Astonish Oxy Powder 2Kg for £3.99 at the moment. Picked one up today

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Re: Lidl W5 Oxy Power

Post by alexlark » Sun Aug 25, 2013 7:54 pm

Lidl have got Astonish Oxy Powder 2Kg for £3.99 at the moment. Picked one up today

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Re: Lidl W5 Oxy Power

Post by subfaction » Sun Aug 25, 2013 8:41 pm

I've been using this, seems to do the job, although it does leave a white dusty deposit, if you soak things overnight, comes away with a light scrub or a hot water followed by starsan rinse.
Worries me a tiny bit but not enough to stop using it, anyone else find this?

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Re: Lidl W5 Oxy Power

Post by alexlark » Sun Aug 25, 2013 9:42 pm

I only ever do a 5 min rinse with the Lidl stuff, haven't noticed anything. I use hot tap water too just incase the white bits stick to the bottom of the keg.

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Re: Lidl W5 Oxy Power

Post by Belter » Mon Aug 26, 2013 9:15 am

Not sure you should be using this overnight as it will eventually eat through stainless

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Re: Lidl W5 Oxy Power

Post by Irish.Brew » Tue Oct 22, 2013 6:04 pm

So how much of this should be mixed with x litres?

And what is the contact time for sanitising?

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Re: Lidl W5 Oxy Power

Post by Belter » Tue Oct 22, 2013 6:46 pm

It isn't a sanitiser.

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Re: Lidl W5 Oxy Power

Post by Irish.Brew » Tue Oct 22, 2013 9:44 pm

'more than 30% Oxygen - Based Bleaching agents'

Will this not kill bacteria?

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Re: Lidl W5 Oxy Power

Post by Hanglow » Tue Oct 22, 2013 10:42 pm

It's a cleaner and while it will kill a lot of bugs as well you need to rinse it , so your equipment is then not sanitised after rinsing. Use a proper sanitiser like star san after rinsing

I use it for about twenty minutes to thirty minutes, basically till it stops fizzing. Not sure on the amount, maybe a scoop or two for full FV worth, I usually only use it for cleaning bottles I forget to rinse, I use maybe a quarter teaspoon full for each one.
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Re: Lidl W5 Oxy Power

Post by Irish.Brew » Tue Oct 22, 2013 11:06 pm

Cheers.That's good to know.

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Re: Lidl W5 Oxy Power

Post by Woodcotebrewer » Sat Jan 11, 2014 12:31 pm

I use this stuff. 1/4 teaspoon per bottle, warm water and left for 2-3 hours before rinsing. Star San before filling.

I only clean bottles for personal use. Always use new for sales.

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Re: Lidl W5 Oxy Power

Post by alexlark » Sun Jan 12, 2014 6:48 pm

It's good stuff. Cleaned out my stainless Crusader kegs a few times followed with starsan and always spotless 8)

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