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: How can I clean residual hormone residue from our process lines and tanks? A: For manual cleaning we would highly recommend TergazymeⓇ Enzyme Active Powered Detergent. It contains proteolytic enzymes that can effectively break down protein based hormones, along with powerful emulsifiers. For a liquid concentrate manual cleaner, I would certainly recommend DetonoxⓇ … [Read more...] about Biopharma Cleaning: Hormone Residue
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. We use Tergazyme to clean our TFF cassettes and it's working well. However, we are moving to CIP cleaning in an automated, high-pressure environment, and are worried about foaming. Do we stick with Tergazyme or is there a better detergent we should use? A. Tergazyme® Enzyme-Active Powdered Detergent is of course an excellent choice for cleaning TFF (tangential … [Read more...] about TFF Cassette Cleaning