Biocaf Coffee Equipment Cleaning Powder

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Urnex's Biocaf (formerly the Full Circle brand) Coffee Equipment Cleaning Powder is a powerful and environmentally friendly coffee equipment and espresso machine cleaning agent. This cleaning powder is best used for backflushing traditional espresso machines or soaking coffee and espresso machine parts, as well as cleaning coffee brewers. The products in the Biocaf line from Urnex contain naturally occurring ingredients. This cleaning powder does not include ingredients derived from petroleum and phosphates and transparently lists all the ingredients used in each product.


  • This cleaner eliminates residue in espresso group heads, valves, and water ways. It is designed for both automatic and semi-automatic espresso machines. The cleaner can also be used to soak espresso machine parts (like portafilters and brew baskets) and clean coffee brewers and urns.
  • Helps prevent blockage and unpleasant coffee by cleaning away coffee oils and residue.
  • Environmentally responsible: uses sustainable, naturally occurring ingredients (all ingredients are found in food or derived from plants).
  • Odorless
  • Quantity: 500gram Jar


Commercial and Home* Espresso Machines:

Backflush each group head:

  1. Insert blind filter and powder. Replace portafilter in group.
  2. Activate brew cycle for 10 seconds. Stop and wait for 10 seconds. Repeat this 5 times.
  3. Remove portafilter, run water through the group, reinsert.
  4. Repeat Step 2 without powder (using only water).
  5. Pull a shot of espresso and discard.


  1. Soak filters and metal portion of portafilter (do not submerge plastic handle) for 30 minutes in 1 teaspoon (6 g) of powder per 32 oz. (1 L) of hot water.
  2. Rinse with water.

Coffee Brewers:

  1. Empty coffee from equipment and sprinkle powder directly into brew basket.
  2. Run a full brew cycle into each vessel. Hold for 30 minutes.
  3. Rinse with clean hot water.

*Home machines must have a three way solenoid valve to be able to backflush with the cleaner. Please consult with your machine's manual or the manufacturer before using if you are unsure if your machine has a three-way solenoid valve.

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