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Cleaning Aluminum in an Automated Conveyor Washer

Q: We are cleaning aluminum parts in a conveyor type washer.  What would be the recommended detergent for removing general residues?

A: Conveyor washer systems allow for cleaning of mass produced parts, often uniform, to be cleaned efficiently and repeatedly.  For cleaning general residues from aluminum in an automated conveyor washer, which usually takes a liquid concentrate, I would recommend warm 1-2% Solujet® Low-Foaming Phosphate-Free Liquid.  It is safe on aluminum and used throughout the world for general residue cleaning in automated systems. 

Swab limit for cleaning validation

Q. How do you calculate the swab limit, once it has been extracted in solution?
A. In general the swab limit for cleaning validations calculations go as follows:

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Compounding Pharmacy Residues

Cleaning General Compounding Pharmacy Residues

Q: What can you recommend for cleaning glassware used in a compounding pharmacy?

A: For cleaning related to general compounding pharmacy residues via a washer, we would look to the same low foaming detergents used in pharmaceutical CIP systems as laid out here: 

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