Q: What can we do to replace n-propyl bromide? We are cleaning grease and oil from stainless steel. We had heard Citranox might do the job well. A: The compound n-propyl bromide is often used in vapor degreasing and is considered to be associated with some serious health risks and is hazardous. We would certainly recommend you switch to a drain-safe, biodegradable, … [Read more...] about Non Hazardous Replacement for N-Propyl Bromide
Q. We have found chlorine present on our printed circuit boards after ultrasonic cleaning and distilled water rinse. As the ultrasonic cleaning detergent, we’re using either Liquinox or Detergent 8, but are unsure which one was used on affected boards. Could either be contributing to this issue? A. It’s highly unlikely that either detergent, or your cleaning process, is the … [Read more...] about Residual Chlorine on Printed Circuit Boards
Q. The color of our Liquinox is slightly different by lot number. Why is this happening? Is there an issue, perhaps we have done something wrong with storage? A. Do not fear! These color variations are normal. There is a range of acceptable color differences in LiquinoxⓇ Critical Cleaning Liquid Detergent. Differences in the age and storage conditions of the raw … [Read more...] about Detergent Color Variations
Q. Will Liquinox kill bacteria, yeast and molds in a nutritional food and beverage manufacturing facility? Has it been approved or verified for this purpose? A. Alconox Inc. detergents remove pathogens, but they do not kill them, and none of the detergents from Alconox Inc. have sporicidal properties. We do speak, in our literature about how, “Liquinox, in concentrated form, … [Read more...] about Cleaning in Food & Beverage Manufacturing: Does Liquinox Kill Bacteria?
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?