Cleaning Glass Well Plates for In Vitro Fertilization

20 September 2016

Q. What detergent is suitable for washing glass well plates used to manipulate gametes and embryos for in vitro fertilization or conception? A. For successful in vitro fertilization, clean equipment is required.  Interfering residues can render conception unsuccessful. The book “Micromanipulation in Assisted Conception” (Flemming, S. and King, R.; Cambridge University Press, 2003, 25) recommends […]

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Join us in Atlanta for ISPE 2016

15 September 2016

Visit Alconox, Inc. at the ISPE 2016 Annual Meeting and Expo in Atlanta, GA, September 18-21. Stop by Booth #72 to receive our unique gifts, expert technical support for your critical cleaning applications, and detergent samples. Our critical cleaning detergents remove an array of soils while leaving no interfering residues on pharmaceutical and biotechnology manufacturing and laboratory equipment.

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Free Pass to MD&M Minneapolis 2016

15 September 2016

Visit Alconox, Inc. at MD&M 2016 in Minneapolis, MN, September 21-22. We've got a free pass available for you and your colleagues. Simply Click Here or on the coupon image and enter the promo code, 'Join Us' for complimentary show entry. Stop by booth #1533 to receive our unique gifts, expert technical support for your critical cleaning applications, and detergent samples.

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Cleaning for Tissue Culture Work

14 September 2016

Q. I am doing tissue culture and having problems reliably growing cultures. I was told it may be my cleaning procedure. Can you help? A. Clean interference-free glassware is necessary for successful tissue culture work. Upon consulting “Essential Procedures for Clinical Microbiology," (Isenberg, H;: U of Michigan, ASM Press, 1998, 532) it was found...

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See Us at IMTS 2016

12 September 2016

Visit Alconox, Inc. at IMTS 2016, at McCormick Place in Chicago, September 12-17. We are located in the North Building, C Hall booth NC-744. Click here to add us to your IMTS show planner. Receive our unique gifts, expert technical support for your critical cleaning applications, and detergent samples.

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soap vs detergent

Detergents vs. Soaps

12 September 2016

What is the difference between soaps and detergents ? The short answer is soaps are formed from a process called saponification and detergents are....

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BRK Cleanroom

Cleanroom Cleaning

29 August 2016

We are in the process of building a cleanroom for medical device manufacturing. What detergents do you recommend? For cleanroom cleaning, we would recommend liquid concentrate detergents to.....

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How to Clean Mold Release Agent from HDPE parts?

27 August 2016

Q. We are looking for a product that will allow us to clean mold release agent from the surface of molded HDPE parts. A. The best way to reliably remove silicone based mold release agents is to immerse the HDPE parts in very hot (170ºF) 2% Alconox detergent followed by a very hot (170ºF) rinse, ideally both in ultrasonic tanks. After the first very hot rinse, normal ambient temperature rinsing can be done. This can also be done with stiff brushes, but of course protective equipment must be worn. The theory behind this is that ...

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Tergazyme and Alconox

Tergazyme vs. Alconox

17 August 2016

Q: What is the difference between Tergazyme and Alconox?  Is one better?  Is one more mild? A: There are several similarities and key differences between Tergazyme® Enzyme-Active Powdered Detergent and Alconox® Powdered Precision Cleaner.  Both detergents are powerful emulsifiers and excellent detergents for the removal of organic and oily residues.  Both detergents are well suited for use […]

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Detonox 1 gallon

What is Detonox detergent?

17 August 2016

Q: You recently recommended Detonox detergent for a tough cleaning challenge we had. You rushed a sample over and it worked fantastically. I have review your technical bulletin, but is there anything else you can tell me about it? Is it better than Alconox and Liquinox? It seems great. A: Thank you for the feedback and question.....

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