Tesch Classic Brass Cleaner is our #1 selling brass and metal cleaner providing a safe and highly effective low ph, non-etching acid cleaner designed to be used on brass, silver, nickel, bronze, and copper. This is a huge improvement over cleaning solutions that are harsh on instruments, the environment, and technicians who are exposed to cleaning chemicals. Used and trusted for more than 20 years in band instrument repair shops across the United States and Canada.

Features include:

  • Cleans without harm to metal or protective surfaces; no pinking or discoloration
  • Safe for use in ultrasonic machines compatible with acid pH cleaning solutions, or as a straight dip in any plastic or nalgene container
  • Low fuming health conscious alternative to harsh cleaners SDS (MSDS) health rating 1
  • Causes no corrosion to instruments or parts
  • Used as directed, safe on brass, silver, nickel, bronze, and copper
  • Gentle pH 4 level allows longer immersion time
  • Ships non-hazardous, contains no phosphates for easy disposal
  • Mix Ratio for ultrasonic machine 1:12 (1 part CBC to 12 parts water)
  • Mix Ratio for Straight Dip 1:6 (1 part CBC to 6 parts water)

Classic Brass Cleaner was formulated specifically for the cleaning of brass instruments, and together with Tesch Chemical Company was co-developed by Ken Skitch, a highly respected and experienced band instrument repair technician with over 30 years in the repair trade.


Tesch Chemical Company has set the standard for band instrument cleaning and is making a commitment to provide band instrument repair technicians with a complete line of low fuming health conscious, superior products. They clean without harm to metal or protective surfaces. Tesch has a long standing reputation within the Band Instrument Repair industry. For more than 20 years, repair shops have used and trusted their brass cleaners; co-developed by Ken Skitch, a well respected Master Repair Technician, and Tesch Chemical Company.

For professional use only.

Non-Cancelable / Non-Returnable Policy for Tesch Products:
Standard policy in the chemical industry requires that products that ship from the manufacturer cannot be returned and resold. Therefore, once an order for any Tesch product has been placed, and has dispatched from the manufacturer's facility, the order cannot be canceled, nor returned for exchange or refund. If you have any questions or would like additional information please contact us before placing your order.

SHIPPING INFORMATION: Tesch products ship direct from the manufacturer and will be packaged and shipped in a separate carton. If ordering other products you might wish to place separate orders as more shipping options may be available.


INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING: For shipment outside the continental United States please contact us with your order and we will reply with shipping options and price.

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