Q: We are looking for a phosphate free detergent to comply with the EPA document SESDPROC-205-R3 Field Equipment Cleaning and Decontamination. A: On the EPA government website, for field equipment cleaning and decontamination, the following statement is made: Detergent shall be a standard brand of phosphate-free laboratory detergent such as Liquinox® or Luminox®. Liquinox® … [Read more...] about Comply With EPA Field Equipment Cleaning and Decontamination
Q. We’re an environmental lab and need a detergent that can remove organic and inorganic residue while also being as green as possible. We had heard Liquinox or Luminox might be good choices. Which would be better? Are there other recommendations as well? A. LiquinoxⓇ Critical Cleaning Liquid Detergent and LuminoxⓇ Low Foaming Neutral Cleaner detergents are both neutral … [Read more...] about Laboratory Cleaning – Go Green As You Clean
Q. We truly enjoy the effectiveness of Alcotabs. They have been excellent. As we are a green focused company, we take pride in our stance for reuse/recycle of whatever we can. Can we send back empty Alcotabs jars for reuse? A. Alcotabs® Tablet Pipet Detergent is indeed a great product and ideal for siphon pipette washers and similar applications where an effervescing … [Read more...] about Detergent Bottle Reuse and Recycle?
Alconox Inc. understands that, as suppliers of chemical products, we have a responsibility to protect the health, and safety of our employees, customers and environment. In support of this, we are committed to conducting business in a safe and environmentally beneficial manner that promotes the health of our employees, customers, community and to high standards of … [Read more...] about Alconox Inc. EHS Policy Statement
Q. In reviewing the SDS for Liquinox, we noticed that it says “Should not be released into the environment. Prevent from reaching drains, sewer or waterway.” How do you recommend we rinse components if Liquinox should not reach the drain? A. Great question and rest assured that Liquinox detergent has been an extremely safe and mild for a long time. The section you mention … [Read more...] about Is Liquinox Drain Safe?