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Cosmetics Cleaning

Q. What are some cleaning concerns for the Cosmetic industry? A. Cosmetic manufacturing involves many oils, pigments, emollients, waxes, serums, and “waterproof” ingredients. Difficult-to-clean residues include titanium dioxide, zinc oxide, mascara, and silicone oil (siloxane) emollients.  These can be located in the labs where they are developed, the manufacturing and process facilities where they are produced, or the spas and salons where they are used.

Cleaning Time

How to: Reduce Cleaning Time

Q. What can we do to reduce cleaning time?  We want to be as optimal and thorough in our cleaning as possible.  

A. At Alconox Inc we recognize that manual cleaning may take minutes, spray cleaning seconds, and soaking may take hours, possibly overnight, to achieve comparable cleanliness. Read more….

Join us at Cosmoprof North America

Join us at Cosmoprof North America

Join Alconox Inc. at Cosmoprof North America (CPNA) in Las Vegas August 29-31, 2021

We are really excited to be heading to Cosmoprof North America.

Our cleaning experts will be on-hand to answer all your B2B cosmetic facility, processing, and laboratory cleaning questions. Plus, we’ve got some very cool new merchandise we’ll be handing out.


Different Ways Detergents Clean

We are running some cleaning trials with several of your detergents in our lab on a difficult to remove resin.  There was no indication of solvating with solid flakes and particles of resin crashing to bottom.  Can you provide an alternative detergent? Detergents are a synergistic blend of several cleaning ingredients (as opposed to soap). Ways detergents clean therefore….

Titanium dioxide

Cleaning Titanium Dioxide from Tanks

Residual titanium dioxide (TiO2) can certainly pose issues due to it’s nature in the presence of heat. To remove TiO2 from tanks using CIP sprayballs, it is important to use….


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