Safety Data Sheet



GREEN LIGHTNING BC-45 is a super active solvent blend that provides maximum performance in a brake parts cleaner without the use of chlorinated solvents. High powered blasting spray easily removes brake fluid, grease, oily dirt and contaminants from linings, pads and drums, cylinders and springs without disassembling the brake unit. This special formula is also suitable for cleaning equipment, tools plus parts and meets or exceeds current state VOC requirements.


  • 48-State Compliant (Excludes California & Utah)
  • 45% VOC
  • Instant evaporation
  • Residue-free
  • Power spray blasts away deposits
  • Contains no xylene, toluene, MEK, or other known carcinogens


How to use Green Lightning BC-45 for Brake Cleaning

Brake cleaners can be used on brake linings, brake shoes, drums, rotors, caliper units, pads and other areas of the braking mechanism while they’re still intact. Also, check on restrictions regarding the disposal of brake cleaner in your area to ensure you are in accordance with state and federal regulations.

  1. Remove the tire.
  2. Spray brake cleaner from about two feet away from the top of the brake to the bottom.
  3. Reapply if contaminants are still present after the first application.
  4. Air dry or wipe part(s) with a clean cloth.
  5. Collect and properly dispose of the used brake cleaner.

Safety and Handling Precautions

Follow these safety tips so that you can protect yourself and your employees! Although Green Lightning has a low VOC content, it is still crucial to take precautions when using it.

    • Don’t use in an unventilated area.
    • Don’t spray near an open flame.
    • Wear protective eyewear and gloves.
    • Read all safety precautions on the canister.
    • Cover all parts of the car that could be damaged by the cleaner (i.e. paint, plastics, final coat finish).
    • Don’t apply the cleaner to any hot metal on the vehicle.


Product Name Part No. Packaging Price
 Green Lightning BC-45 694-12  Case of 12 cans  $3.95-$6.95


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  • Green Lightning BC-45 is a suitable replacement for:
  • Aerosol 45% VOC Non-Chlorinated Talon® Economy Brake Parts Cleaner
  • ACDelco 10-6013 Brake Parts Cleaner – 45% VOC
  • FVP Non-Chlorinated Brake Part Cleaner
  • ZEP NC Brake Parts Cleaner
  • ZORO G1385990 Brake Parts Cleaner