Eco-Etch® 1001 Acid-Etching Concrete Cleaner

A safe, powerful, 100% biodegradable concrete cleaner with no acid, solvents or VOC's specifically formulated to clean, brighten and etch concrete without any harmful effects.

  • Coverage Up to 750 square feet
  • Coats 1
  • Concentrated One gallon makes up to three (3) gallons
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Eco-Etch 1001 is a safe, powerful non acid-based cleaner, specifically formulated to clean, brighten and etch concrete. In addition to removing excess concrete build up from tools and concrete equipment it will also remove mortar from bricks and tools. This ultra-safe etching solution requires no neutralizing step has no odor and is 100% biodegradable.


Exceptional when used for:
  • Interior/exterior concrete and masonry



  • 100% biodegradable
  • Eliminates the need to use harsh chemicals
  • Increases life of concrete equipment
  • Provides a safer work condition


  • No odor or smell
  • Not a skin irritant
  • Non-corrosive
  • Can be used straight or diluted


  • No neutralizing required after application
  • Reduces labor costs
  • Safely etches and cleans concrete and masonry
  • Fast-acting formula

Eco-Etch 1001 Rises Above

Eco-Etch 1001 is an ultra safe, concentrated, etching solution that will create an effective profile or etch an interior or exterior concrete substrate without any harmful effects.

Auxiliary Information

  • Reconstitution

    Only mix with water. Mix solution slowly in an open-top plastic container. Stir gently. Ratio varies by desired use: for a lighter etch, two (2) parts water to one (1) part Eco-Etch 1001; for a medium etch, one (1) part water to one (1) part Eco-Ecth 1001 and for a heavier etch, full strength.

  • Application

    1. Always test a small area before application to ensure desired ratio, etch time, coverage rates and to verify application technique.
    2. Before cleaning or etching, make sure the concrete is free of all oil, contaminants, grease, dirt and rust stains (will not clean grease, oil or rust spots.
    3. First wet the substrate with water. Apply using a low-pressure pump sprayer. Allow the solution to sit on the substrate for three (3) to ten (10) minutes. Flush throughly with clean water. You do not need to neutralize after using Eco-Etch 1001.
  • Notes

    Clean Up

    Clean equipment and tools with hot soapy water. Unused or old material may be disposed of in a waste disposal site in accordance with local, state and federal laws.

    Best Performance

    • Proper application is the responsibility of the user.
    • Make sure the most current versions of product data sheets and SDS are being used. 
    • For professional use only. Keep out of reach of children.


    Avoid contact with skin, eyes and clothing, do not take internally. Use appropriate safety equipment during application and handling. Please refer to the safety data sheet (SDS) for additional precautionary instructions before use.