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. Do you have any suggestions about the shelf life of a 1-2% Tergazyme solution? A. Tergazyme® Enzyme-Active Powdered Detergent solutions should be used within 8 hours of dissolving the powdered detergent in water. As dry powder, Tergazyme has excellent stability with a shelf life of 2 years from date of manufacture. The dry Tergazyme will give a reliable and consistent … [Read more...] about Tergazyme Solution Shelf Life
Great Art Starts With Clean Equipment. There’s a lot that goes into good workstation prep for tattoo artists, but before you stock the area, you need to sterilize. But did you know that before you sterilize, you need to clean? Why must instruments be cleaned before being sterilized? According to the CDC, “Cleaning should precede all disinfection and sterilization processes. … [Read more...] about Tattoo Equipment Cleaning Recommendations
Q. Your website and literature often describes your detergents as free rinsing. What does free rinsing detergent mean? A. A free rinsing detergent means it will rinse away very easily or freely. This is vital to critical cleaning applications. Analytical glassware, medical device implants or biopharm process lines are just a few examples where clean, residue-free surfaces … [Read more...] about Defining Free Rinsing Detergent
Q. You recently sent a sample of Tergazyme detergent for a tough biologic cleaning challenge and it worked better than anything we had previously tried. I realize this must be due to the enzyme component. What information can you provide me on how enzyme detergents work, so I can share it with our decision makers / executives who want to better understand why this detergent got … [Read more...] about How Does Tergazyme Enzyme Detergent Work?