REMOTOX® is an aqueous calcium polysulfide based solution, formed by the reaction of calcium hydroxide, elemental sulfur and water. The solution consists of multiple sulfur anions which strongly bond to heavy metals.


REMOTOX® is a calcium polysulfide liquid solution with a typical pH of 11.5. The solution is deep yellow-red in color and may have a slight rotten egg odor. Typical weight of the solution is 10.6 pounds per U.S. gallon (1.27 gm/cc). Solution concentrations range from 29 to 34% strength by weight. REMOTOX® does not contain dithiocarbamate or its related salts.  Technical Data Sheets and product label are available upon request.

This product is not subject to DOT regulations. Solutions of REMOTOX® are considered stable in normal transportation. REMOTOX® is readily available in pails, drums and IBC totes as well as in bulk tank truckloads. When containers are tightly sealed and stored at moderate temperature, REMOTOX® has been tested to maintain its effectiveness for a minimum of one (1) year. 

REMOTOX® is corrosive due to its caustic nature. Workers are advised to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to avoid exposure to the skin and eyes. Take any precaution to avoid mixing with combustibles, acids, oxidizers. Use REMOTOX® outdoors or in well ventilated areas. Wash thoroughly after handling. See Safety Data Sheet for further details regarding the safe use and handling of this product.


Materials of construction suitable for storing REMOTOX® include stainless steel, fiberglass, high density polyethylene and polypropylene, ABS, PVC, Teflon. Suitable elastomers and linings for REMOTOX® service include EPDM, Chemraz, Viton, Neoprene and silicon rubbers. For additional information, please request our REMOTOX® Material Compatibility Chart.


Remotox Calcium Polysulfide is a lime-sulfur based solution.