Q. Your website and literature often describes your detergents as free rinsing. What does free rinsing detergent mean? A. A free rinsing detergent means it will rinse away very easily or freely. This is vital to critical cleaning applications. Analytical glassware, medical device implants or biopharm process lines are just a few examples where clean, residue-free surfaces … [Read more...] about Defining Free Rinsing Detergent
Q. Why are critical cleaners essential in flavor and fragrance industries? A. Many major flavor and fragrance companies use Alconox® Powdered Precision Cleaner and Liquinox® Critical Cleaning Liquid Detergent detergent to soak, scrub or sonicate their manufacturing equipment. The reason they use these detergents is that they are free of all flavors, fragrances, brighteners, … [Read more...] about Cleaning for Cosmetics Manufacturing: No Interference in Flavors and Fragrance
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 work at a museum and my current project is to remove both oxidation of copper and what I assume are residues from calcareous water from a valuable, antique sink. From the XRF-analysis, I have identified the sink as having a copper base with a zinc-nickel plating. My primary concern is that I need to preserve the “used” and dull appearance on the sink and not achieve a … [Read more...] about Alconox Detergent for Antique Sink Restoration
Q. What are the concerns with using rinse aids in automated commercial washers with wine glasses? I have heard not to do it, but want spot free glassware and absolutely no interference with wine tasting (of course). A. Rinse aids work by placing rinse aid residue on the surface of glasses and smallware being cleaned. The residue in the rinse aids left on surfaces are … [Read more...] about Dishwasher Rinse Aids Interfere w/ Wine Tasting