Q. How do you remove biofilm? (The featured image is sourced from here.) A. In order to "kill off" any microbial residue, a cleaning and removal of inanimate and organic matter is a must. This would follow with the disinfecting, "kill" step if you will, with an EPA registered disinfectant. Low foaming (CIP) applications: A reliable way to prepare stainless steel … [Read more...] about How to remove biofilm
Q: We use Citranox in our manufacturing process to clean some aluminum castings. We have a customer that has a product that has been exposed to diesel fuel. Would Citranox be safe to use to clean diesel fuel from aluminum castings, bronze and copper? A: Yes, Citranox® Liquid Acid Cleaner and Detergent would be a safe detergent to use on these metals. We would recommend … [Read more...] about Would Citranox Be Safe To Use To Clean Diesel Fuel from Aluminum Castings, Bronze and Copper?
Q: Which of your detergents would be recommend to wash glassware used to clean Fecal MPN test tubes in a lab washer. Does it have an Inhibitory Residue Test? A: The borosilicate glass test tubes typically used in fecal Most Probable Number (MPN) assays need to be reliably clean each and every time. Typical smaller scale washers have a cup-in-door type detergent … [Read more...] about Which Detergent Is Best to Clean Fecal MPN Test Tubes in a Lab Washer
Q: How can I remove a radioactive lutetium drug residue? A: Lu 177 (lutetium) and other radioactive metal drug residues can be tough to remove. We recommend warm or hot 2-3% dilution of Citranox® Liquid Acid Cleaner and Detergent (20 - 30mL/L) followed by a thorough water rinse to clean steel, plastic and other hard surfaces to decontaminate radioactivity. The acids and … [Read more...] about How can I remove a radioactive lutetium drug residue?
Q: We are starting a new bioprocessing facility where we will be cleaning stainless steel tanks via a Clean-In-Place sprayball system. How do I approximate how much CIP detergent I will need per tank? We are considering Alcojet or Solujet, follow by an acidic rinse with Citrajet. Is this a good plan? Any advice? A: A good rule of thumb we use is you need about 10% of the … [Read more...] about How much CIP detergent needed?