BTF Iodophor Sanitizer

BTF Iodophor Sanitizer

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Homebrewers know that proper sanitation techniques are critical for creating high quality homemade beverages. BTF Iodophor, an iodine based sanitizer, is a powerful, broad spectrum antimicrobial product that kills a wide range of bugs that are waiting to infect your fermentation. Unlike acid based sanitizers, BTF Iodophor reliably kills yeast, mold, fungus, bacteria, viruses and blood borne pathogens. 

BTF Iodophor offers a low cost per use, is gentler on your hands than other sanitizers, and is very low foaming. If used in the correct dilution (very important) it is a no-rinse sanitizer. It is safe to use on all your brewing equipment such as buckets, kegs, tanks, fermenters, bottles, etc. Even if you frequently use a sanitizer, it’s a good idea to have multiple sanitizers on hand especially when working with wild yeasts and bacteria or as a “change of pace” sanitizer.

Directions for 12.5 PPM Brewing Sanitizer Solution:

  • To Make 1.5 Gallons of sanitizer: Mix 1 tsp BTF Iodophor into 1 ½ gallons cool water
  • To Make 5 Gallons of Sanitizer: Mix ½ oz (1 Tablespoon) BTF Iodophor into 5 gallons cool water
  • Allow solution to contact surface for 2 minutes, then air dry.

Iodophor Features:

  • Kills yeast, mold, fungus, gram positive bacteria, gram negative bacteria, spore forming bacteria, viruses and blood borne pathogens
  • Use at a rate of 1/2 oz of BTF per 5 gallons
  • Low foaming
  • No-rinse at 12.5 PPM dilution (see above)
  • Non-corrosive and gentle on skin and hands
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sanitize equipment
John S L on Jun 25, 2020
Needed to clean some old SS fermenters and nothing beats iodophor
Nick Newell on Jun 16, 2020
sanitize equipment
John S L on Jun 25, 2020
NO FOAM like the others..
Ray F on Jun 17, 2020
Needed to clean some old SS fermenters and nothing beats iodophor
Nick Newell on Jun 16, 2020
Valued C on May 21, 2020
have used a variety of sanitation methods historically , wanted to try now iodophor
Isidro J Z on May 19, 2020
To Sanitize BrewJacket Aluminum Rod
Bryan Peretto on May 13, 2020
A good way to sanitize things in small amounts (less than 2.5 gallons)
Holger on May 9, 2020
Need to sanitize All The Things
Travis H on May 5, 2020
Its a good all around sanitizer
Darren B on Apr 22, 2020
Recommended to me as a great sanitizer
Matthew H on Apr 17, 2020
Because of the Rona
Jason L on Apr 17, 2020
Edward J S on Apr 10, 2020
My brother has been using it for years and recommended it.
Tatyana Cortlund F on Apr 10, 2020
about ready to bottle my wine, need to sanatise them. I've used this product before works well and easy to use.th
Valued C on Apr 3, 2020
To sanitize a hydroponic garden system.
Randall P on Apr 2, 2020
It's all I've ever used.
Terry W on Apr 1, 2020
Lots of tried and true success using this sanitizer
Nicholas N on Mar 31, 2020
Sanitize offices
Zachery A H on Mar 30, 2020
Always use for sanitizer
Tim C on Mar 29, 2020
I was looking for a sanitizer. Instead I found this website with a kind humanitarian leadership. The product is great, and at a fair price, but I can't pass on a Compassionate leader.
Santos H N on Mar 20, 2020
good value
jim w on Mar 17, 2020
I cant buy it in Denmark
Sebastian S on Feb 29, 2020
for use in brewery
Carl J on Feb 7, 2020
I was running out
Adam E on Feb 4, 2020
I have used Iodopher for 20 years
SCQ on Jan 11, 2020
Switch between Star San and BTF ensures sanitization
Kevin Dyson on Sep 24, 2019
Star-sans hurts my skin--even at lower than recommended levels
Giovanni M on Aug 28, 2019
Use in conjunction with Star-San
Jon V on Jul 9, 2019
I use it and ran out
Michael S on Jul 2, 2019
better product
kevin m on Jun 27, 2019
Recommended by a friend
Matthew G on Jun 26, 2019
Have used this to sterilize my fermenter for years with no adverse results.. Suggest a rinse with few pints of boiled/cooled water to remove any residual Iodophors though.
Mike Henry on Jun 22, 2019
Looking for different cleaning solutions.
Brian A on Jun 11, 2019
Need a sanitizer other than star san
David T on May 27, 2019
Ran out of sanitizer
William M on Apr 10, 2019
OMRI certification
Ted W on Apr 4, 2019
I've used it before and it is the best non-rinse sanitizer I have found!
Matthew P on Mar 27, 2019
Recommendation of manufacturer
Tom D on Mar 2, 2019
good way to check sugar in mash
Donald E S on Feb 14, 2019
Price per ounce.
Zachary SO L on Feb 6, 2019
for sanitizing wine making equipment
William on Jan 29, 2019
don't like star san
Clint S on Nov 28, 2018
Good price for size
Timothy E on Oct 31, 2018
need a different sanitizer from star san
alberto dario b on Aug 1, 2018
Sanitizer i've used for years. quick, no rinse, economical
Steven McPeak on Jul 27, 2018
needed to reach goal for free shipping
mark gray on Jul 7, 2018
Keepin' it clean
Brian W on Jun 26, 2018
using this to sanatize a keg that had Kombucha and wanted to make sure the bacteria is killed before putting beer in it
Bruce M on May 30, 2018
Organic certified sanitizer for food processor
Brent P on Apr 27, 2018
easy easy easy
Mark R on Apr 23, 2018
NO FOAM like the others..
Ray F on Jun 17, 2020
Valued C on May 21, 2020
Does iodophor work well with CIP ball? Seems ideal because of cool water and low foam, but is it ok to let run for 20+ minutes of contact?
Lenny N on Feb 20, 2020

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i have used BTF Iodophor for years. It is a great product.
May 7, 2020
2 months ago
The only sanitizer I use.
April 24, 2020
3 months ago
Good stuff.
Simple to use and works great.
April 1, 2020
3 months ago
good stuff
great stuff. is cheaper than star san and lasts longer.
March 31, 2020
3 months ago
Works as Advertised
This is a less expensive alternative to Star San. Unlike Star San, it is not a contact killer of bacteria, it needs a few minutes of contact to be effective.
November 22, 2019
8 months ago
Fine product
Works well and easy to use.
September 20, 2019
10 months ago
Excellent product
Easy sanitizing, won’t leave your carboy full of foam. Check your starch conversion as well with just a drop.
September 20, 2019
10 months ago
Better than starsan!
Yes it smell funny, and yes it will slightly discolor vinyl tubing (although it does not stain my plastic fermentor), but this stuff kills what you want dead. I had an airlock filled with starsan that the krausen bubbled into. I pitched that starsan/krausen liquid from the airlock into an equal amount of mild table sugar water mix that I boiled, and within 12 hours this new solution was fermenting. That tells me that starsan is not a very effective yeast killing agent, and online brewing forums seem to support the idea that iodophor is more effective at killing yeasts and souring bugs like lacto and pedio, something starsan is known to struggle with.
May 7, 2019
1 year ago
Easy to use
I like Iodophor because it is so easy to use, is economical, and effective.
February 22, 2019
1 year ago
Iodophor, Changed Formula?
I've used this product for over 8 years with complete success. Unfortunately, when I opened a recently purchased batch, the smell was stronger than usual. Sure enough, after using it to sanitize my bottles, the beer smells like Iodophor two weeks later. Not happy! Before filling, I allowed the bottles to drain for about 30 minutes, so they were still somewhat wet when I filled them. I've been doing it this way all along, but this time I got a different result. I'll try the beer again in a week or so to see if the smell has diminished. If not, I'll have to dump it.
September 20, 2018
1 year ago
Response from MoreFlavor
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October 5, 2018
Zach R Staff