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How to Choose a CIP Detergent

Meet cGMP regulations and stringent cleaning validation standards with CIP detergents from Alconox Inc. Whether you use single pass or recirculation systems, Alconox can provide a detergent ideally suited for your CIP system. Click to watch our latest video to learn best practices for Clean in Place and how to choose the right CIP detergent for your application.

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Pharmaceutical Cleaning: Insoluble Tablet Coating

Q. Water insoluble tablet coatings used for solid dose enteric pharmaceutical tablets are very difficult to clean from coating equipment. It was hard to validate the equipment and prevent cross contamination.

A. The use of hot 140 deg F 2% Citranox for manual cleaning allowed succesfull removal of water insoluble salts used in these coatings. The references in the Pharmaceutical Cleaning Validation References PDF will help you with validation. And if you have a question for our experts about critical cleaning, please visit Ask Alconox.

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Replacing Isopropyl Alcohol in Pharmaceutical Cleaning

Q. I’ve been told that we should no longer use isopropyl alcohol for cleaning our pharmaceutical equipment. What should we use instead?

A. In pharmaceutical cleaning applications, isopropyl alcohol (IPA) is less than ideal. Alcohol will clean residues which are soluble in alcohol, but that is a limited range.  Using critical cleaning, aqueous detergents are a far more robust and will allow for more effective cleaning processes.

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See You in Chicago for Cphi North America

Visit Alconox Inc. at Cphi North America in Chicago, April 30 – May 2, 2019. Stop by Booth #2304 to receive our unique gifts, expert technical support for your critical cleaning applications, and detergent samples.

Our critical cleaning detergents remove an array of soils while leaving no interfering residues in Pharmaceutical applications.

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Clean in place (CIP) with Citrajet Detergent

Q. Our pharmaceutical company is transferring product manufacture to a different one our facilities. We used a CIP cleaning process with Citrajet and are going to have to perform validation and verification tests again. What information do we need for our testing? Chemical properties might be helpful as well as the science on how this chemical works. We would also need information on disposal and the requirements for allowing this to flow to normal process drains.

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Influences on Pharmaceutical Cleaning Validation

Alconox Inc.’s Director of Technical Marketing and Commercial Development, Michael Moussourakis, sat down at the Oral Solid Dosage Symposium 2017 with Pharma’s Almanac TV’s, Mark Allen, to discuss how globalization is influencing the latest trends on cleaning validation. Click here to watch the video and hear how the growing market for CDMO Cleaning Validation training, and the opportunities in cleaning non-critical single use technology.

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Pharmaceutical Cleaning Validation – Residue Detection Method Selection

Q. What are the residue detection methods that can be used for cleaners? Does Alconox provide pharmaceutical validation information? A. A pharmaceutical cleaning validation involves residue detection method selection. Residue detection method selection for cleaners can involve specific methods for specific cleaner ingredients . . .

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Pharmaceutical Cleaning: Packaging Production Equipment

Q. I am planning to use Luminox, to clean pharmaceutical packaging production equipment (automated filling machines, liquid blenders, etc.) , but I am not sure that it is certified for pharmaceutical industry and can be used industry leaders.

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Alconox offers support in Cleaning Validation for Pharmaceutical Manufacturing

Alconox offers support in Cleaning Validation for Pharmaceutical Manufacturing

Learn how Alconox offers support in cleaning validation for pharmaceutical manufacturing

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How to: Pharma Cleaning Validation

How to: Pharma Cleaning Validation

Learn how to resolve linearity issues with detecting residues of Alconox using total organic carbon (TOC) for pharmaceutical cleaning validation.

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