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Bar Keepers Friend® Cleanser



Our original 1882 formula powdered cleanser still delivers premium cleaning power for any stain on any non-porous surface. As a bleach-free product, Cleanser is an ideal stainless steel cleaner and can easily remove rust, tarnish, mineral deposits, and tough stains.

Where to Buy Bar Keepers Friend Cleanser

How to clean with Cleanser

Cleaning Made Simple

  • Wet surface to be cleaned.
  • Sprinkle a small amount of Cleanser on the dampened surface.
  • Rub gently with a wet cloth or sponge.
  • Add more product as necessary.
  • Rinse thoroughly within one minute of application.
  • Wipe surface dry.

Choose Your Scrubbing Power

  • For mineral deposits or to remove rust, make a thick paste with Cleanser and water.
  • For a stainless steel cleaner, use more water to form a thinner mixture.

Always Test First!

  • Some ingredients in Cleanser may etch or dull delicate surfaces.
  • Before cleaning fiberglass, plastics, anodized aluminum, or brushed metal surfaces—including appliance exteriors—test first.
  • Always test in a small, inconspicuous area.

Where NOT to Use Cleanser & Polish

  • Gold or silver
  • Polished stone such as marble or granite
  • Lacquered, painted, or mirrored surfaces

Where to use Cleanser


  • Stainless steel
  • Brass, bronze, copper alloys
  • Aluminum
  • Ceramic
  • Porcelain
  • Glass
  • Corian®


  • Sinks
  • Cookware
  • Stove cooktops and exteriors
  • Countertops (non-stone)
  • Backsplashes
  • Porcelain or ceramic dishes
  • Drained floors


  • Sinks
  • Bathtubs and showers
  • Faucets
  • Toilets
  • Tile and grout


  • Rust stains
  • Plant and pollution grime
  • Vehicles and boats (test first)
  • Brake dust on wheels (test first)
  • Siding
  • Grills
  • Tools
  • Sporting equipment

Product Data

mineral abrasive, oxalic acid, surfactant, water-softening agent

Do not ingest, inhale, or get in eyes. Keep away from children. Harmful if swallowed.

If product is accidentally ingested, drink milk or water and call a doctor immediately. If product comes into contact with eyes, flush with water for 15 minutes. Do not mix product with other chemicals including bleach or ammonia. For prolonged use or sensitive skin, handle product with gloves. Do not inhale dry product. Wet product immediately after dispensing.

From pots and pans to porcelain, Bar Keepers Friend Cleanser & Polish gets it clean

Before and After

Discover just how versatile Bar Keepers Friend classic Cleanser is
for cleaning everything from porcelain plates to rusty tools.

  • “Bar Keepers Friend is extremely popular among musicians, especially drummers. It is excellent at removing stains, fingerprints and stick marks from cymbals”
  • My mother always told me to use Bar Keepers Friend to keep my stainless steel pots clean, and she was right. I finally tried it and was so surprised it worked great. Thank you so much
  • Thanks for making a product that actually cleans my sink and pots and pans without tons of elbow grease. I use Bar Keepers Friend for all kinds of clean up around the house. Thanks for making a superior product!
  • This is my favorite kitchen cleaning product! Saves so much time and effort when cleaning baked-on and stained items. You have a customer for life! Thanks