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Lemsolv Industrial

Fast Acting, Heavy Duty, Water Rinsable Solvent

A highly efficient heavy duty solvent degreaser. Environmentally friendly and readily biodegradable, Lemsolv Industrial removes the most tenacious grease, heavy oil, wax, asphaltines and bitumen emulsions.

A blend of biodegradable surfactants and performance enhancing solvents, Lemsolv Industrial has a very high solvency factor (+100Kb), enabling it to penetrate and lift even the heaviest of oil contamination quickly and safely.

Our new formulation of Lemsolv Industrial has an elevated Flash Point (65°) and is no longer classified as flammable for transport. A safe to use and eco-friendly alternative to some of the more hazardous and highly flammable solvent degreasers currently on the market.

  • Heavy duty degreaser and parts washer cleaner
  • Water rinsable and separator friendly
  • High solvency and high flash point
  • Readily biodegradable 
  • Free from chlorine and other hazardous solvents
  • Free from D-limonene (see FAQs section here)

Please see a comparison table of the main differences between Lemsolv Industrial's old formulation and new formulation below:


Old D-Limonene formulation

New formulation

  •  D-Limonene content

Contains D-Limonene

Contains no D-Limonene

  •  Hazard statements

H226: Flammable liquid and vapour.




H304: May be fatal if swallowed and enters airways.


H315: Causes skin irritation.



H317: May cause an allergic skin reaction.


  H318: Causes serious eye damage. H318: Causes serious eye damage.
  H410: Very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects.  N/A
  •  Toxicity & persistence
Toxic to aquatic organisms and toxic to soil organisms.  Negligible ecotoxicity 
  •  Biodegradability
Not biodegradable.

Readily biodegradable:

54% BOD/COD ratio (20 day)

  •  VOC content
 < 70%  < 20%
  •  Flash point
 57˚C  65˚C
  • Transport classification

UN Number UN1993, Contains terpenes, transport class 3, packing group III, Environmentally hazardous.

  •  Label pictograms
 GHS07 Exclamation mark
  GHS09 Environmental N/A

Why did we make these changes?

  • Removal of D-Limonene - reduces VOC contents and environmental and user hazard
  • Increase performance - new solvent has higher solvency value for effective cleaning properties
  • Reduce environmental impact - biodegradable, non-toxic and with no potential for bioaccumulation
  • Increased Flash Point -  to increase the safety of Lemsolv Industrial, we increased its Flash Point by 8˚, making it less hazardous and no longer classified flammable for transport.


Our new Lemsolv Industrial has all the power of our old formulation but with improved safety and environmental benefits!

Effective & powerful

  • Removes the heaviest of oil contamination including stains caused by heavy oil, grease, asphaltines, oil from machines and wax
  • Heavy duty product with excellent material compatibility
  • Use on oil tanks, equipment, chains, machinery and floors

Environmentally friendly

  • Biodegradable - naturally breaks down in the environment, leaving no soil residue and with no hazard to grass and plants.
  • Non-toxic and with no potential for bioaccumulation
  • Reduced VOC content

Safer to use

  • Not classified as flammable - elevated Flash Point of 65°C
  • Not classified as a skin irritant

Quick and easy to use

  • Fast-acting grease and heavy oil remover
  • Ready to use formula with no mixing or preparation needed
  • Water rinsable and separator friendly

For more information, please visit our FAQs section here.

Where to Use

Removes heavy oil, wax, grease, asphaltines and bitumen emulsions up to 10 times faster than traditional solvents from cleaning oil storage tanks and equipment.  

Lemsolv Industrial is extensively used throughout the engineering and transport industry as a cleaner and degreasing fluid for:

  • Heavy plants
  • Workshop floors
  • Engines
  • Chains
  • Machinery
  • and many others...

How to Use

  • Use as a contact, dip, immersion or spray on degreaser.
  • Apply undiluted to the oil contaminated area and allow a contact time of 10−15 minutes before rinsing with water.
  • Allow up to 60 minutes when used in the cleaning of oil tanks or heater tubes.
  • For best results use hot water to rinse clean.

Technical Data

  • Appearance
Pale yellow liquid
  • Specific Gravity
  • Biodegradability
54% (BOD/COD 20 day ratio)
  • pH
  • Viscosity
  • Flash Point
65°C (not classed as flammable for transport)
  • VOC Content
  • Insulation resistance    
1.5m Ω

Pack Sizes

  • 1000 Litre

  • 200 Litre

  • 25 Litre

  • 4 x 5 Litre

  • 12 x 0.5L trigger sprays
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