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Cleaning Proteins: pH and Temperature

We run our caustic cleaning at pH 10-10.5. However, the specifications say the nominal pH of a 1% Tergazyme solution is 9.5 Are we compromising cleaning proteins / enzyme performance by using the higher pH and running as part of a caustic cycle? Can we run it at 110F or should we be lower?

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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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