Q: Can Alconox Inc. recommend how to effectively remove stubborn permanent marker from glassware and other labware without solvents like alcohol? A: As everyone who has worked in a lab and similar facilities knows, marking beakers, vessels, and other reusable labware is part of everyday life. As is reusing them. With a move away from hazardous solvents like acetone, as well … [Read more...] about How To: Remove Permanent Marker From Glassware
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 (such as those used in dental, medical, clinical, settings) be cleaned before being sterilized? According to the CDC, “Cleaning should … [Read more...] about Clean Before Sterilization (Disinfection)
Q: Can we use the Alconox Inc. detergents for washing to clean and disinfect coveralls for re-use? A: Yes! Our detergents are ideal to clean before using a disinfectant. See these important links: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prepare/cleaning-disinfection.html … [Read more...] about Cleaning Coveralls and Other Potentially Contaminated PPE
Q. I’ve been told that we should no longer use isopropyl alcohol (IPA) for cleaning our equipment. What should we use instead? A. The current need of IPA as a vital disinfectant in the Coronavirus and COVID-19 disease can make it quite difficult to obtain in the first place. This is similarly true for ethanol. In medical device, healthcare, food and … [Read more...] about Replacing Isopropyl Alcohol in Cleaning
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.