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 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?
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
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Q. We are a large energy company working with algae. It is proving tough to remove from glass and labware. We are using Liquinox detergent currently, which is good. Anything better? Eventually we would like to move to cleaning this glass labware in our washer. A. Algae, and the viscous oils that you are working with, require not just powerful emulsifiers like found in … [Read more...] about How to Clean Labware: Removing Algae