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how to clean blood

Cleaning organics and pathogens

We are looking for a cleaning solution for machines (including electronics parts and sensors) processing blood. These machines are medical devices. We need a detergent to clean organic debris, deactivate pathogens, and which is not corrosive. We found Detojet solution in your website. Do you know if this detergent is suitable for our application, or do you advise another one?

cold water cleaning

Specific Formulations for Cold Water Cleaning?

Q: I’m looking for detergents similar to Liquinox and Citranox, that are specially formulated for cold water cleaning conditions. Can you recommend analogs to the two?

A: For most residues, the detergency of an aqueous detergent is enhanced and hastened by heat. 


How to: Clean a Microfluidics System

Q: We are looking for a cleaning solution to remove sodium contamination to a sub ppt level from a microfluidics system. Can Alconox Inc. help?

A: Microfluidics is the field of accurately and precisely transporting small amounts of liquid.  This requires small channels which can be a challenge to clean. To remove inorganic residues from a narrow ID system, we would want to use a low foaming detergent….

Liquinox vs. Citranox

Liquinox vs. Citranox

Q:  What is the difference between Liquinox vs. Citranox?  We are using Liquinox for many of our applications but are having trouble with stainless steel cleaning cannulas with a small ID.  Is Citranox the answer if the residue is inorganic?

A: Although Liquinox detergent is excellent at cleaning a host of residues, Citranox cleaner is indeed the better choice if we are fairly certain this is a largely inorganic residue.

Female gynecologist with a speculum in her hand

Using Tergazyme To Clean Speculums

Q: What is the right way to use Tergazyme to clean speculums?

A: This is a vital part of Healthcare and Medical Device instrument reprocessing and re-use, whether it is a speculum or related equipment including forceps, scalpel handles, trocars, etc.  The below typical questions are addressed in the following TechNote….


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