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: What is the proper way to dispose of your detergents? 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 detergents between pH 2 and … [Read more...] about Disposal of Alconox Inc. Detergents
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?
Oxidation or bleaching is one of the many cleaning mechanisms that a detergent formulator can bring to bear by formulating with appropriate ingredients. In cleaning, oxidation, or bleaching, changes the structure of a residue to render it more easily removed. Oxidation is loss of electrons in a chemical reaction. In the context of cleaning, the loss of … [Read more...] about Advanced Cleaning Mechanisms: Oxidation
Q. When cleaning labware, Liquinox foams too much to use as a labware washer detergent. We test for phosphate, so we need a phosphate-free detergent. We need a cleaner that will clean off any testing residual on glass and plastic without leaving any interference. Can you recommend a detergent? A. Correct. You may decide to pre-soak in Liquinox® Critical Cleaning Liquid … [Read more...] about How to Clean Labware: Automated Washer Detergent