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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 Protein in Pharmaceutical and Biotech Manufacturing

Q. How do you remove protein out of pipes, centrifuges and tanks in a CIP environment with water temperatures averaging 20C?

A. In a cooler temperature environment, consider adding an enzymatic cleaner to your alkaline/acidic CIP routine. A product like Tergazyme® Enzyme-Active Powdered Detergent, which contains both protease and surfactants, is not only efficient at removing the biofilm, but will also slow down the formation of biofilm and allow the regular cleaning cycle to clean effectively for more cycles.

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Video: Tergazyme Enzyme-Active Powdered Detergent by Alconox, Inc.

Video: Tergazyme® Enzyme Active Powdered Detergent is a concentrated, anionic detergent with a proteolytic enzyme for manual and ultrasonic cleaning. Excellent for organic and oily residues in addition to enhanced removal of proteinaceous soils, tissue, biofilms, blood and bodily fluids from glassware, metals, plastic, ceramic, porcelain, elastomers and fiberglass with no interfering residues.

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CPAP Mask Manual Cleaning

Q. What do you recommend for cleaning of CPAP masks manually? A. Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) masks have become a very widely used at home medical device.  Many companies specialize in cleaning and reprocessing these masks. We would recommend Tergazyme® Enzyme-Active Powdered Detergent. It is an anionic, widely available and potent emulsifier of organic […]

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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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Tergazyme and Alconox

Tergazyme vs. Alconox

What is the difference between Tergazyme and Alconox? Is one better? Is one more mild?

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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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Cleaning liver residue off of glassware wells

Q. How do I clean liver residues on glassware wells?

A. Cleaning glassware wells with liver residues, rich in proteins that can cross-link, can be very difficult. To clean liver residues, we recommend you soak the glassware wells in a warm (110-130 deg F maximum) 1% Tergazyme solution (10 g/L or 1.25 oz/gal). Rinse thoroughly. Try to minimize… Read More.

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Cleaning Blood off of Recording Electrodes

Q. I was planning on purchasing Tergazyme but was wondering if there might be reason to consider an additional second cleaning product for cleaning blood products, etc off recording electrodes and off of surgical instruments. Would this be redundant or offer any advantage?
A. Tergazyme alone is very effective at removing blood, tissue & other body fluids off of electrodes and surgical instruments. Learn More.

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