Q: Many of your Tergazyme related TechNotes and recommendations include warm temperatures. Warm temperatures can still denature some hormones and proteins thus causing cleaning problems. I would probably start with a cool (room temp or cooler) rinse (water). Then move to the 1-2% cleaning solution in warmer temperatures. Agreed? A: Thanks for reaching … [Read more...] about Advanced Cleaning Mechanisms: Cold or Warm for Proteins?
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. 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. What do you recommend for cleaning veterinary equipment? Our equipment needs to be free of all interfering residues. We need to clean, before sterilizing, transfer equipment used for artificial insemination and other procedures.. A. Manual cleaning with Tergazyme® Enzyme-Active Powdered Detergent or Liquinox® Critical Cleaning Liquid Detergent will provide a clean, … [Read more...] about Cleaning Veterinary Equipment
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