Q: What Alconox Inc. products are listed and FDA registered detergents? A: All Alconox Inc. detergents are Class I Medical Devices and listed as FDA registered detergents. The list of the detergents are found on the FDA website with FDA Registration number 2410887. Alconox Inc. is also proud to be ISO9001:2015 and ISO13485:2016 Certified. We … [Read more...] about FDA Registered Detergents from Alconox Inc.
Q: We are now using an automated pipette washer and am instructed to use a low foaming pipette detergent. What do you recommend? What about a pre-soak? A: Traditional siphon pipette washers have relied on Alcotabs® Tablet Pipet Detergent for decades. Some of the contemporary ones look to save time, water or increase efficiency. … [Read more...] about Low Foaming Pipette Washer and Soak Detergent
Q: Which of your detergents would be recommend to wash glassware used to clean Fecal MPN test tubes in a lab washer. Does it have an Inhibitory Residue Test? A: The borosilicate glass test tubes typically used in fecal Most Probable Number (MPN) assays need to be reliably clean each and every time. Typical smaller scale washers have a cup-in-door type detergent … [Read more...] about Which Detergent Is Best to Clean Fecal MPN Test Tubes in a Lab Washer
Q. What are the guidelines for cleaning endoscopes when soaking the instrument in an enzyme cleaner? I have heard the enzyme can become inactive. How and why does that happen, and how can I be sure my detergent is still working? A. Cleaning endoscopes can certainly be quite a challenge. Your set up, endoscope type, and washing conditions can … [Read more...] about Cleaning Endoscopes with Enzyme Cleaner
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