Great Art Starts With Clean Equipment. There’s a lot that goes into good workstation prep for tattoo artists, but before you stock the area, you need to sterilize. But did you know that before you sterilize, you need to clean? Why must instruments be cleaned before being sterilized? According to the CDC, “Cleaning should precede all disinfection and sterilization processes. … [Read more...] about Tattoo Equipment Cleaning Recommendations
Q: We are a healthcare facility looking to comply with USP 800. Can Alconox Inc. help? A: We can. USP 800 is a cleanroom standards overview concerning protection of workers and environments against hazardous drug compounds. This includes drugs that are characterized by carcinogenicity, teratogenicity or developmental toxicity, reproductive … [Read more...] about Help Us Comply With USP 800?
Q: What can we do to replace n-propyl bromide? We are cleaning grease and oil from stainless steel. We had heard Citranox might do the job well. A: The compound n-propyl bromide is often used in vapor degreasing and is considered to be associated with some serious health risks and is hazardous. We would certainly recommend you switch to a drain-safe, biodegradable, … [Read more...] about Non Hazardous Replacement for N-Propyl Bromide
Q. I am making a 1% detergent solution? How do I do this? A. Thanks for the question. We do get these calls from time to time and it is certainly better to be sure. Most of our detergents are recommended at 1-2% concentrations. Concentration is directly related to capacity or the amount of residue the detergent can remove. More highly soiled applications … [Read more...] about How to: Making detergent solution (1%) by weight or volume
Q. Currently using Alconox, but are considering a switch to Liquinox. What are the recommendations and concerns with switching from Alconox to Liquinox? What are the difference in ingredients between Alconox and Liquinox? Do we need to do a validation? A. Alconox® Powdered Precision Cleaner and Liquinox® Critical Cleaning Liquid Detergent, are functionally equivalent … [Read more...] about Differences between Alconox and Liquinox