Defining Free Rinsing Detergent

25 May 2016

A non-free rinsing cleaner might contain fragrances that were designed to deposit and leave a fresh scent, or it might contain corrosion inhibitors that are designed to deposit and leave behind an anti-corrosion film. Alconox, Inc, cleaners are free rinsing detergents and do not leave deposits on substrates after rinsing.

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Determining Acceptable Residue Limits

19 May 2016

Q. How do you determine acceptable residue limits when performing a cleaning validation? A. All Alconox Inc. cleaners have an oral LD50 of greater than 500 mg/Kg acceptable residue limit. Alconox®, Liquinox® and Citranox® all have an oral LD50 of greater than 5 g/Kg. If you calculate 1/1000 of the LD50 as a potential residue in a dose ...

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Get Your Gratis Alconox Samples at NRA 2016

17 May 2016

Don’t fear the fryer, clean it! No boil out with harsh chemical required. That Alconox® detergent sample you pick up at Booth #8421 will get your fryer down to the metal clean AND it’s non-caustic, drain safe and biodegradable. So, don’t miss out. Be sure and visit Alconox Inc. at NRA 2016 May 21-24 in Chicago.

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Remove Biofouling from Ultrafilters

Remove Biofouling from Ultrafilters

16 May 2016

Q. We are a waste treatment plant with an in-house ultrafiltration system. We keep experiencing rapid fouling of our filters causing an excessive need to take the system out of service for cleaning. We suspect that microbes are growing inside the system and rapidly clogging the pores of the filter. We have tried hot NaOH flushes and we see little to no improvement on the filter permeability and very poor permeability recovery.

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Cleaning Denatured Proteins

11 May 2016

We are looking to clean denatured proteins from our medical device along with baked-on desiccated blood that is not removed completely. Manual scraping removes the residual but is not acceptable. Need a cleaner that will dissolve all bio-matter. Cleaning process is to prepare device for autoclave sterilization.

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Replacing Bleach in Removal of DNA

02 May 2016

Q. We need to remove all DNA from material, bleach destroys DNA, but we use a lot of it. Any Alconox-type cleaners that can completely remove/destroy DNA without the bleach step? Click to read the answer.

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Critical Cleaning Challenge? There’s an App for that…

29 April 2016

Have a critical cleaning challenge? There’s an App for that!! Alconox, Inc. the critical cleaning experts, launches its first ever application to put your cleaning needs and detergent selection information right at your fingertips.

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Water Spots & Oil Removal: Pharma & Lab Glassware

27 April 2016

Q. We see white water spots on cleaned and depyrogenated vials. Looks to be scale from the washer. Do you have a recommended cleaning agent for vial washing? Click to read the answer.

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Organic Base of Citranox

25 April 2016

Q. I have a laboratory technologist that has severe allergies to corn and citrus and their derivatives upon inhalation. Can you tell me what is the organic base of the citric acid in Citranox? A. Citric Acid in Citranox® and Citrajet® is produced through a fermentation process. A carbohydrate source, either dextrose derived from corn or sucrose from beet sugar or cane sugar is fermented to Citric Acid using Aspergillus niger. The fermentation is conducted . . .

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See You at Interphex 2016 in NYC

20 April 2016

Join us in NY, NY on April 26-28, 2016 at INTERPHEX -- the premier pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device development and manufacturing show. Come visit our booth, #2226, to receive our unique gifts, expert technical support for critical cleaning applications and detergent samples.

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