Q. What do you recommend for cleaning of CPAP masks manually? A. Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) masks have become a very widely used at home medical device. Many companies specialize in cleaning and reprocessing these masks. We would recommend Tergazyme® Enzyme-Active Powdered Detergent. It is an anionic, widely available and potent emulsifier of organic and oily … [Read more...] about CPAP Mask Manual Cleaning
Q. We have been using Tergazyme to clean lenses and cuvettes for our light scattering equipment and it works flawlessly! My question is: Does Tergazyme enzyme detergent have any disinfection properties, like killing of bacteria such as E. coli, or viruses? A. Thank you for asking this important question. Alconox Inc. does not have disinfectant claims on any detergents, … [Read more...] about Do Enzymatic Detergents Disinfect?
Q. You recently sent a sample of Tergazyme detergent for a tough biologic cleaning challenge and it worked better than anything we had previously tried. I realize this must be due to the enzyme component. What information can you provide me on how enzyme detergents work, so I can share it with our decision makers / executives who want to better understand why this detergent got … [Read more...] about How Does Tergazyme Enzyme Detergent Work?
Q. I was planning on purchasing Tergazyme but was wondering if there might be reason to consider an additional second cleaning product for cleaning blood products, etc. off recording electrodes and off of surgical instruments. Would this be redundant or offer any advantage? A. Tergazyme® Enzyme-Active Powdered Detergent alone is very effective at removing blood, tissue … [Read more...] about Cleaning Blood off of Recording Electrodes
Q. How do you clean protein out of pipes, centrifuges and tanks in a recirculation CIP environment with water temperatures averaging 20°C? A. In a cooler/ambient temperature environment, protein cleaning and removal can certainly be tough. After all, heat expedites cleaning. Consider adding an enzymatic cleaner to your alkaline/acidic cleaning routine. A product like … [Read more...] about Cleaing Protein in Pharmaceutical and Biotech Manufacturing