Warewashing Chemicals

Buying Guide

Not sure which warewashing products are right for your kitchen? Whether you are washing dishes manually or with a dish machine, each method has its own kinds of detergents and sanitizers that are important to meet regulations. Our selection of Noble warewashing chemicals is a great, budget-friendly way to get sparkling dishes that will impress your customers and your health inspector!

Types of Warewashing

Low Temperature Chemicals

High Temperature Dish Machines

  • Wash temperature ranges from 150 - 165 degrees Fahrenheit
  • Rinse temperature ranges from 180 - 194 degrees Fahrenheit
  • Requires a detergent and a rinse aid
  • Sanitizing is done by the extremely hot rinse water temperature.

Low Temperature Dish Machines

  • Wash temperature ranges from 120 - 160 degrees Fahrenheit
  • Rinse temperature is a minimum of 120 degrees Fahrenheit
  • Requires a detergent, rinse agent, and chemical sanitizer

Manual Dish Washing

  • A 3 compartment sink is required: one compartment each for washing, rinsing, and sanitizing
  • Quaternary sanitizers are commonly used, as are iodine based sanitizers

Sanitizer Type (Manual)

Minimum Required Temperature | Sanitizer Concentration


120 degrees Fahrenheit | 25 ppm
100 degrees Fahrenheit | 50 ppm
55 degrees Fahrenheit | 100 ppm


75 degrees Fahrenheit | 12.5 - 25 ppm


171 degrees Fahrenheit | N/A

QAC (Quaternary Ammonium Chloride)

75 degrees Fahrenheit | 200 - 400 ppm

Specialized Chemicals

Bar pro

Bar glass detergents are designed to remove tough soils, like lipstick, from bar glasses without affecting beer head.

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Tableware presoak helps to loosen and remove food film from silverware, stainless steel, flatware, and glass. Some varieties can also be used to de-tarnish silver.

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Chemical Selector

I need a detergent that is...

I wash dishes manually

I use a dish machine


Economy Pot & Pan Soap 5 Gallons

Biodegradable, phosphate-free

Noble Chemical Power Green Heavy Duty Solid Machine Dish Detergent 8 Lb. Container 4 / Case - Ecolab® Apex Power #17063 Alternate

Chlorinated, powdered

4 lb. Noble Chemical Power Machine Detergent 6 / Case

Good for beer glasses

Noble Chemical Bar Pro Low Sudsing Liquid Detergent for Glassware - Ecolab® 18143 Alternative - (4) 1 Gallon Bottles / Case

Metal safe

Noble Chemical Metal Safe Dishwashing Liquid 5 Gallons

For pots and pans

5 lb. Noble Chemical Solid Pan Detergent 4/Case


Noble Chemical Pan Pro II Pot & Pan Soap

Tough on grease

Pan Pro 1 Pot & Pan Soap

For hard water (contains descaler)

8 lb. Noble Chemical Acclaim Solid Dish Machine Detergent - Ecolab® 10371 Alternative - 4/Case

For all water types

Noble Chemical LMDCON Resolution Liquid Detergent 5 Gallons