Q: I’m not sure Alconox Inc. can assist with this but I know you guys from my work in the lab and processing suite. New COVID-19 guidelines require us to clean and sanitize our fencing uniforms after every lesson. Can your detergents help with that? What do you recommend? A: Yes! Cleaning and sanitizing are what aqueous detergents do. It is now more important … [Read more...] about Sanitizing Uniforms Amid COVID-19
Q. What are the guidelines for cleaning endoscopes when soaking the instrument in an enzyme cleaner? I have heard the enzyme can become inactive. How and why does that happen, and how can I be sure my detergent is still working? A. Cleaning endoscopes can certainly be quite a challenge. Your set up, endoscope type, and washing conditions can … [Read more...] about Cleaning Endoscopes with Enzyme Cleaner
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?