Alfa Products Introduces New Boat Bilge Cleaner —Literature Available

Alfa Products Co., Fort Lauderdale, Fla., recently introduced a new boat bilge cleaner product, "De- Skum," that represents a new and different concept for the removing of oils and organic material from the bilge.

De-Skum boat bilge cleaner is a complex enzyme product that digests and biodegrades oils and organic material present in bilge water. De-Skum actually removes the oil by turning it into carbon dioxide and water. The enzyme formulation is a protein-based catalyst that is similar to a septic tank or stomach enzyme.

De-Skum slowly biodegrades oils and organics leaving no residue, sediment or by-product to remove. The bilge discharge will not produce an oil slick or foam if the digestion time and dosage are adequate. De-Skum can be used as a cure or preventive using about one ounce per 100 gallons of bilge water for a cure and half that amount for a preventive.

According to the manufacturer, De-Skum is nontoxic, 100 percent biodegradable, nonallergenic, nonflammable and will not harm human beings, skin, wood, plastic, vinyl, rubber, metal or other material.

De-Skum itself and its by-products are nontoxic to fish and aquatic plant life.

For more information and free literature on De-Skum boat bilge cleaner from Alfa Products Co., C i r c l e 6 6 on Reader Service Card

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