Lestoil® Heavy Duty Multi-Purpose Cleaner

Lestoil® Heavy Duty Multi-Purpose Cleaner



Water, also sometimes listed on product labels as aqua, is the most widely used of all solvents. It is a colorless, odorless and flavorless liquid and serves as the base of many cleaning products.

Tall Oil Acid

Tall oil acid is a mixture of fatty acids and rosin acids from wood pulp, used as a surfactant or cleaning agent in heavy duty cleaning products.

Stoddard Solvent

Aromatic mineral spirits (also known as Stoddard solvent or white spirits) are used as a solvent in cleaning products, dissolving stains and soils.

Pine Essential Oil

Pine oil is a solvent and essential oil obtained by refining the remnants of pine trees. It is an effective disinfectant and cleaning agent, particularly for oily soils.

C9-11 Alcohol Ethoxylates

C9-11 alcohol ethoxylates are surfactants or cleaning agents that have strong grease-cutting ability.


Caramel is a colorant (dye or pigment) added to cleaning products to improve aesthetic appeal, or to act as a tracer (for example in certain toilet bowl cleaners, blue coloration indicates that the product is working).  They can be made from both synthetic and natural materials.

Sodium Hydroxide

Sodium hydroxide, also known as caustic soda or lye, is used as a pH adjuster in cleaning products. As an alkali, it is useful in cleaning products for removing soils that are fatty, oily or acidic.

Tetrasodium EDTA

Tetrasodium EDTA (ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid) is used to remove soap film and hard water scale in a wide range of cleaning products, including hard surface cleaners, liquid soaps, laundry detergents, antimicrobial cleaners, and commercial products. It can also serve as a preservative, to help prevent products from deteriorating over time.


Trimethylpentanediol is a solvent used in hard surface cleaners to dissolve grease and other soils.

Xanthan Gum

Xanthan gum is a natural carbohydrate (complex sugar) used as a thickener in cleaning products. It is readily biodegradable.

Ingredients that make up one percent or more of the contents of a product by weight are listed in descending order. Ingredients that make up less than one percent of a product are listed in alphabetical order. Clorox provides a separate list of all the fragrance ingredients used in our household and professional cleaning, disinfecting and laundry products.

Product ingredients are listed based on the most current information available; please check back periodically for formulation updates. If you have questions regarding a product or the ingredient listing for a product, please contact us for additional information.