Q: What is the proper way to dispose of your detergents? Are they drain safe? A: Detergent disposal in a proper manner is an integral part of a robust cleaning program regardless of scale or industry. Alconox Inc. detergents are biodegradable and without added softeners, brighteners, dyes or fragrances. This ensures a free-rinsing, residue-free cleaning process. Our … [Read more...] about Disposal of Alconox Inc. Detergents
Q. Your website and literature often describes your detergents as free rinsing. What does free rinsing detergent mean? A. A free rinsing detergent means it will rinse away very easily or freely. This is vital to critical cleaning applications. Analytical glassware, medical device implants or biopharm process lines are just a few examples where clean, residue-free surfaces … [Read more...] about Defining Free Rinsing Detergent
Q. We truly enjoy the effectiveness of Alcotabs. They have been excellent. As we are a green focused company, we take pride in our stance for reuse/recycle of whatever we can. Can we send back empty Alcotabs jars for reuse? A. Alcotabs® Tablet Pipet Detergent is indeed a great product and ideal for siphon pipette washers and similar applications where an effervescing … [Read more...] about Detergent Bottle Reuse and Recycle?
Q. What is the effect of adding bleach to Alconox Inc. products? We want to enhance our disinfection capability. A. Some Alconox Inc. critical cleaners can be mixed with bleach (hypochlorite) for enhanced disinfection, bleaching or oxidizing properties, including: Alconox® Powdered Precision Cleaner Liquinox® Critical Cleaning Liquid Detergent Adding bleach to … [Read more...] about Bleach with Detergents for Disinfection?
Q. What are some best practices for lab cleaning pipettes? We’re having trouble in our lab removing dried on residues. A. The principal concern for any scientist or technician working in the laboratory is that glassware, like pipettes, be free of interfering residues after they are cleaned. Unseen residues can wreak havoc on analytical results by inhibiting culture growth, … [Read more...] about Cleaning Pipettes in the Laboratory