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Do Enzymatic Detergents Disinfect?

Q. We have been using Tergazyme to clean lenses and cuvettes for our light scattering equipment and it works flawlessly! My question is: Does Tergazyme enzyme detergent have any disinfection properties, like killing of bacteria such as E. coli, or viruses?

Advanced Cleaning Mechanisms: Oxidation

Oxidation or bleaching is one of the many cleaning mechanisms that a detergent formulator can bring to bear by formulating with appropriate ingredients.  In cleaning, oxidation, or bleaching, changes the structure of a residue to render it more easily removed. Oxidation is loss….

Replacing Sodium Hypochlorite Soak

Q. We need to replace sodium hypochlorite soak solution that we use during the inital cleaning of glassware that was used for any biological fluids.
A. Use a freshly made 1% Tergazyme (1.25 oz/gal or 10 mL/L) in warm water (not exceeding 130 deg F) followed by a thorough warm water rinse to remove biological fluids … Read More.

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