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Proper Cleaning of Microscope Slides

Q: What are the best practices for cleaning microscope slides to ensure they are free from residues and contaminants?

A: Cleaning microscope slides is crucial for ensuring accurate and reliable microscopy results. Residues and contaminants can significantly….

Hexavalent Chrome Plated

Cleaning Mold Release from Hexavalent Chrome-Plated Parts

Q:  Looking for a non-alcohol-based cleaner to remove a mold Release from a hexavalent Chrome-plated part. What do you recommend?

A: For difficult mold release applications, we traditionally recommend high emulsifying detergents like….

CO2 incubators

Cleaning CO2 Incubators

Q: I would like to know which of Citranox or Liquinox you recommend to clean CO2 incubators inside a cleanroom environment, with particular attention to the rust that can come from the water tray. We have both detergents.

A: We recommend using hot 2% Citranox (20 mL/L or 2.5 oz/gal) to soak and possibly scrub the water trays and incubator…..

Cleaning HPLC Systems and HPLC Glassware

Question: What are the best practices for cleaning HPLC systems and glassware to ensure optimalperformance and prevent contamination? Answer: Maintaining a clean HPLC system and glassware is essential for accurate and reproducibleresults. Contaminants can lead to column degradation, increased backpressure,…

Differences between Alconox and Liquinox

Q. Currently using Alconox, but are considering a switch to liquinox. We have seen less residuals with Liquinox, which is desireable. What are the recommendations and concerns with switching from Alconox to Liquinox? What are the difference in ingredients between the two?
A. Alconox and Liquinox are functionally equivalent cleaners, but are not chemically identical. Click to learn more and access the Liquinox and Alconox msds.


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