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?
Q. I am doing environmental testing for ammonia levels and need to properly pre-clean all objects that will come into contact with our samples. We were thinking of using Liquinox detergent. Is it ammonia free? Will it interfere with sample results? A. Liquinox® Critical Cleaning Liquid Detergent is a great choice for several reasons. First off, it does not contain ammonia. … [Read more...] about Cleaning Environmental Equipment for Testing Ammonia Levels
Q. Bailers used to detect phosphate in surface water sampling gave positive readings in equipment blanks from a poorly rinsed phosphate containing detergent. A. Per the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) standard operating procedures for sampling equipment cleaning, you should use “…a phosphate free laboratory grade detergent such as Liquinox detergeny…” to clean with. … [Read more...] about Liquinox for Environmental Sampling Equipment
Q. What environmental issues are involved with aqueous cleaning? A. Generally, the environmental issues involved in aqueous cleaning have to do with the ingredients used and their ultimate discharge into the environment. Taking a larger view, it is also important to consider the energy and resources consumed in making and using the cleaner. There are several important … [Read more...] about Environmental Issues in Aqueous Cleaning