Q: How I can I remove a ‘household cleaner' residue from glassware? There appears to be an "oily" rainbow like appearance. I’ve tried a few options but to no avail. A: There are a few different types of the 'household cleaner' brand you mentioned, but whichever, we do hear of these complaints from time to time. For folks that truly need residue free … [Read more...] about How can I remove a ‘household cleaner’ residue from glassware?
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Did you know? If It’s Not Clean, You Can’t Sterilize (or Disinfect). This is applicable for healthcare, biotech, medical device, pharma, foodservice, food processing, laboratory, tattoo and many many other industries. Why must instruments (be they dental, medical, clinical, etc.) be cleaned before being sterilized? According to the CDC, “Cleaning should precede all … [Read more...] about Clean Before Sterilization (Disinfection)
Q: What can we do to replace n-propyl bromide? We are cleaning grease and oil from stainless steel. We had heard Citranox might do the job well. A: The compound n-propyl bromide is often used in vapor degreasing and is considered to be associated with some serious health risks and is hazardous. We would certainly recommend you switch to a drain-safe, biodegradable, … [Read more...] about Non Hazardous Replacement for N-Propyl Bromide
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: You recently recommended Detonox detergent for a tough cleaning challenge we had. You rushed a sample over and it worked fantastically. I have reviewed your technical bulletin, but is there anything else you can tell me about it? Is it better than Alconox and Liquinox? It seems great. A: Thank you for the feedback and question. Indeed Detonox® … [Read more...] about What is Detonox detergent?