Urnex Cafiza OMRI Certified Espresso Machine Cleaner Powder - 20 oz, 566g


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Cafiza Espresso Machine Cleaner Powder is the first espresso machine cleaner to be independently listed (Organic Materials Review Institute - OMRI) for use in organic production. The independent review confirms the products full compliance with the requirements of the USDA National Organic Program. This cleaner is also certified by the NSF (National Science Foundation) for safety and compatibility with metal. Cafiza is the only cleaner on the market that carries both of these certifications.

This 20oz. (566g) bottle is a concentrated formula powder that gives 188 thorough cleans. Eliminates residue in group heads, valves, and lines. Integral to the daily back-flush regimen. Foam and solubility balanced for optimal rinsing.

Cafiza espresso machine cleaner is for commercial machines with a back-flush cycle. It also works well to clean the brew basket on regular coffee brewers.

Instructions for Use:

Commercial Espresso Machines:

Back Flush (each group head):

  1. Insert blind filter in porta-filter and add up to 1/2 teaspoon (3 g) of Cafiza Powder. Insert porta-filter into group head.
  2. Activate brew cycle for 10 seconds. Stop 10 seconds. Repeat 5 times.
  3. Remove porta-filter. Activate brew cycle and rinse porta-filter in stream of water from group head. Stop cycle.
  4. Insert porta-filter into group head. Repeat step (2) without Cafiza Powder 5 times.
  5. Make and discard a cup of espresso to insure no residue remains.


  1. Soak filters and metal of porta-filter for 30 minutes in 1 teaspoon (6 g) of Cafiza Powder per 32 oz. (1 L) of hot water.
  2. Rinse with clean hot water.

Coffee Brewers:

  1. Empty coffee from equipment. Sprinkle 1/2 teaspoon (3 g) of Cafiza Powder per 64 oz. (2 L) of brewer capacity directly into brew basket.
  2. Run a full brew cycle into each vessel and hold for 30 minutes.
  3. Empty each vessel and rinse all parts with clean hot water.

TIP: Wet cloth with Cafiza Powder solution and wipe down spray heads, then wipe clean. Caution: Solution may be very hot.