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Cleaning in Food & Beverage Manufacturing: Does Liquinox Kill Bacteria?

Q. Will Liquinox kill and bacteria, yeast and molds in a nutritional food and beverage manufacturing facility? Has it been ISO 17025 lab and/or FDA approved or verified for this purpose?

A. Alconox, Inc. detergents remove pathogens, but they do not kill them, and none of the detergents from Alconox have sporicidal properties. We do speak, in our technical bulletin about how, “Liquinox,  in concentrated form, will not support bacterial growth,” but we say this as a….

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Cleaning Maple Sap Lines

Q: What do you recommend to pressure flush clean our maple sap lines? A: We would recommend using a 1% solution of Citranox® Liquid Acid Cleaner and Detergent (1.25 oz/gal or 10 mL/L) to pressure flush your maple sap lines.   Maple sap is traditionally a couple percent sugar with trace solids of amino and organic […]

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Tergazyme to Reduce Allergen Cross Contamination

Q. Are there any benefits in using Tergazyme to reduce the risk of allergen cross contamination? As you know, allergens are proteins, so under what conditions might the protease in Tergazyme denature allergen proteins to reduce the risk of an allergic reaction.
A. Yes. Tergazyme contains a serine endopeptidase protease that will lyse proteins and change their tertiary structure in a way that can reduce their allergenic nature.

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