Q. Currently using Hydrochloric Acid (HCl) to remove residual Manganese Oxide (MnO2) from glassware. Following ASTM D1721 instructions. Do you offer a cleaner that could do the same job, replace HCl and remove the MnO2? A. Yes, replacing HCl is possible, and in fact good practice. Use a 2% solution of Citranox® Liquid Acid Cleaner and Detergent (2.5 oz/gal or 20 mL/L) … [Read more...] about Replacing HCl to remove MnO2
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?
Learn the proper way to make a 1% detergent solution by following these four simple steps. To make a 2% detergent solution, simply double up the amount! Alconox Inc. aqueous detergents are sold in concentrate. To use, dilute according to package instructions. Most Alconox Inc. products require only a 1-2% dilution for optimal use. For further detail on how to make a 1% … [Read more...] about How to Make a 1% Solution
Q: How can I clean and sanitize my musical instruments? A: Cleaning is certainly necessary before any disinfection step, as outlined in our articles, the CDC and EPA websites. Thorough cleaning and rinsing will perform a sanitizing procedure on your musical instruments, or any hard surface. This cleaned surface can then be formerly disinfected or sterilized as needed, … [Read more...] about How can I clean and sanitize my musical instruments?
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