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G.A.R – Green Acid Replacement

GuardIT® Green Acid Replacement (G.A.R) is an environmentally responsible acid alternative. Green Acid is a safe alternative to harsh acids, replacing hydrochloric acid in the removal of cement residue, mortar residue and efflorescence. Suitable for removing cement residue from concrete, sandstone, ceramic, terracotta, bricks, blue stone, painted metal surfaces and other similar surfaces.

Reasons to choose GAR:

  • Effectively replaces harmful acids
  • Safe to use
  • Non-dangerous goods
  • Non-corrosive
  • Phosphate free
  • Readily biodegradable
  • Contains no VOCs
  • Non-fuming

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GuardIT Green Acid-Replacement Concrete Remover® is based on the latest acid-replacement technology and whilst low in pH does not contain traditional dangerous acids.

It is a unique, safe to use concrete cleaner based on organic compounds. Using the latest advanced green technology, it performs as well as dangerous acids but without the dangers of chemical burns, fuming, corrosion and environmental impact.

It breaks down hard-set concrete, cement and provides fast removal of calcium, lime, rust and other heavy mineral deposits. This product works as a traditional acid and is comparable in performance to the power of hydrochloric acid whilst performing better than phosphoric acid.

Safe to Use

It is a safe, totally natural, multi-functional product that provides an unprecedented level of safety in the workplace for both humans and the environment without compromising performance.

Waste disposal is no longer a problem as the GuardIT Green Acid-Replacement Concrete Remover® is a totally natural product; it reduces the environmental impact and reduces concerns of failing to meet environmental compliance as other acidic products do.


Over the past three years, GuardIT Green Acid-Replacement has been rapidly gaining momentum as an alternative to hydrochloric acid, phosphoric acid and proprietary acid replacement products. Unlike anything else on the market, G.A.R really does compare to traditional acids on strength and performance.

Bricklayers, landscapers and brick cleaners love the product as it outperforms dangerous acids, minimising risk to the operator. Its acid-free formulation eliminates the risk of pitting, burning, staining or after-staining on brickwork of any variety. It is gentle yet effective, and compatible with a huge range of natural and man-made of masonry products.

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