Q: We currently use Alconox to clean glassware at our facility. Do you have any studies showing potential Alconox detergent residue interaction with organic ketones and/or other organic solvents?
The short answer is that Alconox detergent, like all Alconox Inc. detergent products, are designed to be completely free-rinsing. Therefore leaving no residues to speak of. However, incomplete rinsing can of course happen. So this verification is important.
Q. is there any industry guidance on triple rinsing…any literature that you know of that this is the accepted standard for manual cleaning that you could provide me?
A. To our knowledge, there are no authoritative source documents to define how many times you should rinse glassware. The logic behind a triple rinse is that, in filling and emptying a vessel three times with water, each time you are diluting by 2 orders of magnitude. In theory . . .
We are in the process of building a cleanroom for medical device manufacturing. What detergents do you recommend? For cleanroom cleaning, we would recommend liquid concentrate detergents to…..
Q: We have a washer that use both Detojet and a bleach cycle. We would like to optimize. Can we combine? We have read the “Bleach with Detergents for Disinfection?” article. A: A key component of Detojet® Low Foaming Liquid Detergent is indeed sodium hypochlorite (per the SDS 2.5-10%).
Q: How do you clean biofilm residuals and the fungus residue from mycoinsecticide? A: A mycoinsecticide is a microbial insecticide whose active ingredient is a living fungus that is pathogenic to a targeted group of pests, insects and other biocontrolled species. It is used in industries from food production, biotech, cannabis and of course the laboratories supporting those industries.