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Cleaning Laboratory Glassware by Soaking

Q. Some of our glassware was left soaking in Alconox or Alconox and then bleach for a long period of time. Is this okay? A. Laboratory glassware that is completely submerged in an Alconox® solution is generally ok even with extended soaking. However, if you leave the laboratory glassware partially submerged…

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Removing Trace Metals, Inorganics & Organics without Acid?

Q. We are trying to reanalyze our cleaning procedure. Do you have a product that removes trace metals, inorganics and organics without an additional acid rinse? We sample waste water influent and effluent and collect in plastic containers. Please let me know what you would recommend.
A. Organic residues are typically effectively removed by alkaline cleaning. The most robust way to remove trace metals and inorganics is to use an acid rinse. However . . .

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What Detergent for Biochemistry Lab Cleaning?

Q. What cleaners are recommended for general biochemistry laboratory? A. We recommend different Alconox detergents depending on the lab cleaning being performed. Liquinox for soak cleaning & pipets, Tergazyme for tissue/blood…

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Glassware Cleaning: Manual vs. Dishwasher

Q: Is Manual or Dishwasher cleaning better for glassware?
A: Depends on how we define better.

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