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. We run our caustic cleaning at pH 10-10.5. However, the specifications say the nominal pH of a 1% Tergazyme solution is 9.5 Are we compromising cleaning proteins / enzyme performance by using the higher pH and running as part of a caustic cycle? Can we run it at 110F or should we be lower? A. Yes, the enzymes in TergazymeⓇ Enzyme Active Powdered Detergent will perform … [Read more...] about Cleaning Proteins: pH and Temperature
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
Tergazyme® Enzyme Active Powdered Detergent is a concentrated, anionic detergent with a proteolytic enzyme for manual and ultrasonic cleaning. Excellent for organic and oily residues in addition to enhanced removal of proteinaceous soils, tissue, biofilms, blood and bodily fluids from glassware, metals, plastic, ceramic, porcelain, elastomers and fiberglass with no interfering … [Read more...] about Video: Tergazyme Enzyme-Active Powdered Detergent by Alconox, Inc.