Q. What is TOC and is TOC an acceptable residue detection method for Alconox Brand Aqueous Cleaners? A. Total organic carbon (TOC) is the amount of carbon bound in an organic compound
Q. What is clean in place (CIP)? What are four reasons the pharmaceutical industry commonly employs clean in place (CIP) systems? Does Alconox, Inc have information on CIP Standard Operation Procedures (SOPs)? A. CIP stands for Clean-In-Plac
Q. Are Alconox products FDA approved cleaners or detergents? Our customers need to clean pharmaceutical manufacturing equipment and medical device surfaces in compliance with Good Manufacturing Practices requiring a cleaning validation that shows that no interfering residues were left. The use of a US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved cleaner is desired.
In cleaning allergen products tergazyme would be the best detergent to break down the protein allergens. Use a warm, but not hot (do not exceed 130 deg F) 1% solution of Tergazyme (10 g/L). Use the Tergazyme within 8 hours of mixing up the solution.
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