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How Does Tergazyme Enzyme Detergent Work?

Q:  You recently sent a sample of Tergazyme detergent for a tough cleaning challenge and it worked better than anything we had previously tried. I realize this must be due to the enzyme component. What information can you provide me on how enzyme detergents work, so I can share it with our decision makers / executives who want to better understand why this detergent got such different results?

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Removing Silicone Grease from Syringes

A faster method to remove silicone grease from syringes is to use very hot water for cleaning and very hot water for rinsing. Along with a powerful, free-rinsing, high emulsifying detergent,

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Cleaning Endoscopes with Enzyme Cleaner

Learn how to clean endoscopes with an enzyme cleaner including shelf life monitoring tips to ensure active enzymes.

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Replacement Detergent for Pasteur-Sol Cleaner

The washer unit we are using at our hospital appears to have had it’s Pasteur-Sol detergent made no longer available. What does Alconox, Inc. recommend to replace it? We were using a powdered detergent.

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Defining Free Rinsing Detergent

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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Cleaning Denatured Proteins

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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Does Tap Water Rinse as Well as Purified Water?

Q. Does tap water rinse as well as purified water? A. As far as detergency is concerned, tap water will rinse just as well as any purified water. Rinsing is a mass displacement mechanism and…

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Maintaining Fresh Tergazyme Solutions

Q. Directions for Tergazyme say to make “fresh”. What exactly does that mean (daily, weekly, …)? And after making the solution from concentrated powder, how long does it stay good for?

A. Powdered Tergazyme is stable for 2 years from the date of manufacture when…

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Cleaning Veterinary Equipment

Q. What do you recommend for cleaning veterinary equipment? Our insemination equipment needs to be free of all interfering residues.
A. Manual cleaning with Liquinox® will provide a clean, residue-free surface prior to sterilization for this sensitive equipment. All of our recommended veterinary detergents are also used in the human healthcare industry.

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Monitoring Stability of Alconox Solution

Learn how to monitor stability of 1% Alconox Solution for proper storage.

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