muriatic acid and septic system

Discussion in 'Toilet Forum discussions' started by dirtmover, Jul 23, 2007.

  1. dirtmover

    dirtmover New Member

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    Is it OK to use muriatic acid to clean toilet a bowls jets that is discharging into a septic system?
     
  2. Peanut9199

    Peanut9199 Customer Service Manager Plumbing Wholesale

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    No do not use muriatic acid if you are on a septic tank. The acid will kill the bacteria in the tank.
    Muriatic acid should NEVER be poured down a storm drain, a sink or flushed down a toilet. It can cause extreme damage to pipes, dissolve solder and damage the biological balance of your septic system.
     
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