Q: I work for a medical device company where we make machined parts. I’m interested in finding a supplemental visual inspection tool that will aid in inspecting the surface of a part after being cleaned. Perhaps additional fluorescent light or a different tool that can support in detecting visual surface contaminants on medical device components? A: Visual inspection is a … [Read more...] about Cleaning Visual Inspection
Q. Your detergents have corresponding biocompatibility data. Our medical devices must be pyrogen and endotoxin free. Someone mentioned that biocompatibility tested detergents, like yours, will be free of organic residues like endotoxins and pyrogens. Is this true? A. We do offer detergents that will eliminate organic residue, including endotoxins and pyrogens and will be … [Read more...] about Biocompatibility Testing for Pyrogens
Q: What precisely is critical cleaning? How does it differ from "regular" cleaning? A: Thanks for the question. At Alconox, Inc. we are indeed the Critical Cleaning Experts. And critical cleaning is more than just a marketing term. It refers to a very specific type of cleaning. It is where the cleaning itself impacts the value of the finished output from whatever … [Read more...] about What is Critical Cleaning?
Alconox, Inc.’s Director of Technical Marketing and Commercial Development, Michael Moussourakis, sat down at the Oral Solid Dosage Symposium 2017 with Pharma’s Almanac TV’s, Mark Allen, to discuss how globalization is influencing the latest trends on cleaning validation. Click here to watch the video and hear how the growing market for Contract Development and Manufacturing … [Read more...] about Influences on Pharmaceutical Cleaning Validation
When beginning cleaning validation, a company must identify the residues to be tested and then select the best detection method. Alconox Inc. is here to help. We provide validation guidance and we also provide technical support via Downloadable Whitepapers. Here is an excerpt about Identifying Residue and Selecting a Detection Method: Before you start identifying … [Read more...] about Detecting Residue in Cleaning Validation