Q. Is there any industry guidance on triple rinsing that Alconox Inc. recommends? Could you provide me with any literature that you know of that this is the accepted standard for manual cleaning? A. To our knowledge, there are no authoritative source documents to define how many times you should rinse glassware. There are lab accreditation guidelines that say you … [Read more...] about Guidelines for Triple Rinsing
Q. I would like to know if our rinsing process (Ultrasonic Cleaning with Sterile distilled water for 10 minutes) is appropriate for rinse off. The parts we are cleaning are silicone orings. A. Thanks for your question about the sufficiency of a 10 min. distilled water rinse in ultrasonics for cleaning medical device related silicon o-rings. Distilled water is generally fine … [Read more...] about Medical Device Cleaning – Rinsing Parts
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?