Q. We are manufacturing an organic product which is difficult to remove. We were told to seek Alconox Inc.’s assistance. Are your products organic? What are the active ingredients? A. Alconox Inc. detergents are suitable for cleaning applications in organic manufacturing including food, cosmetics, edible medical cannabis and others related applications when rinsed with … [Read more...] about Organic Manufacturing: Detergent Choices
Q: We've been a long time user of Solujet for our CIP system, and love it! I recently passed by your booth at a tradeshow and you set me up with a sample of Keylajet when we mentioned some extra viscous waxy residue we were having trouble removing. We were hoping to stay with our CIP method. It worked great! Can you relay more info? A: Thanks for the feedback and … [Read more...] about What is Keylajet detergent?
Q: How can we clean residual deodorant from our stainless steel tanks? It is proving very difficult. It is largely AlCl3. A: Deodorant, designed to stay in place for obvious reasons, can be quite adherent on processing equipment. If it stays on skin for extended periods, which is designed to avoid residues, imagine what it does to stainless steel! As deodorants are … [Read more...] about Cosmetics Cleaning: Removing Deodorant From Stainless Tanks
Mike Auerbach, Editor and Chief of American Pharmaceutical Review, spoke to Michael Moussourakis, Senior Director, Strategic Affairs at Alconox Inc. They discussed the unique cleaning challenges facing Pharmaceutical, Cosmetic and Cannabis manufacturers and the innovative solutions offered by Alconox Inc. Auerbach: I understand Alconox has gotten into some sticky … [Read more...] about Pharmaceutical Cleaning Innovation: American Pharmaceutical Review Interview with Alconox Inc.
Q. Do you have a known solution for removing erythrosine from stainless steel? Erythrosine is also known as Red 3 when used as a cosmetic. Sometimes the cleaning is manual, other times it is automated. A. Yes! We have decades of experience cleaning food dyes, salts, and related acid labile compounds with our acidic detergents. We have low and higher foaming acidic detergents … [Read more...] about Cosmetics Cleaning: Removing Erythrosine