ASCOTRAN® LM is a ready-to-use liquid organic corrosion inhibitor designed for light metals, particularly aluminum-based, in contact with aqueous solutions within a low acid-to-alkaline pH range.

Labeling Claims: Borates-free, Boron-free, Food Contact Acceptable, Molybdate-free, Nitrite-free, Non-Flammable, Organic, Silicate-free, VOC-free

Certifications & Compliance: DNV GL Certified, ISO 9001

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Identification & Functionality

CASE Ingredients Functions
Cleaning Ingredients Functions
Product Families
Chemical Nature

Aqueous preparation made of organic phosphates.

Features & Benefits

Labeling Claims
CASE Ingredients Features
HII Features
Product Features
  • Fully water-soluble liquid.
  • Also protects ferrous metals in neutral-to-alkaline solutions.
  • Free of bore, molybdate, silicate or nitrite.
  • Exclusively made of authorized substances for food- contact cleaners. (Ecolabel 2014/312/EU, NF-130 & Blaue Angel (RAL UZ-102 & UZ-12a)
  • Usable in labelled paints.

Applications & Uses

Compatible Substrates & Surfaces
Coating End Applications
Home Care Applications
I&I Cleaning Applications
Use Level
1 - 2% (depending on the solution pH and nature.)

Can be directly added to the solution to be treated, without any pre-mix or neutralization step.

  • Range of pH : > 5
Product Application

Mainly used for :

  • Aqueous detergents in contact with metal substrates.
  • Maintenance products or renovators for light metals (polish, de-icing fluids, leak detectors).
  • Metallic waterborne coatings formulations containing aluminium pigments/flakes.


Physical Form
Soluble In
Yellow to amber limpid
Stable in
Hard Water
Soluble in
Miscible in
Water, Ethanol, Monopropylene Glycol
Immiscible In
Acetone, Isopropanol, White-Spirit
Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Density (at 20°C)1.28 - 1.32--
Viscosity (at 20°C)330 - 430cPs-
pH Pure (at 20°C)7.2 - 7.8--
Freezing Pointmax. 5°C-

Regulatory & Compliance

Certifications & Compliance

Packaging & Availability

Packaging Type
Packaging Information
  • Plastic pail of 30kg net.
  • Metal drum of 200kg net.
  • IBC of 1000 kg net.

No specific condition for transport. Weight and packaging size (off-pallet) :

  • Pail : 1.5kg - Ø30, H50
  • Drum : 15kg - Ø60, H90
  • IBC : 70kg - L120, l100, H120

Storage & Handling

Shelf Life
2 Years
Storage and Shelf Information
  • Ideal temperature conditions: 5 to 30°C.
  • Exposure: avoid direct exposure to sunlight.
  • Expiration: 2 years in its original sealed drum, in the storage conditions described above. With time, the colour of the product may turn darker, but it does not modify its properties.