Alconox Cleaning Detergents for the Medical Device Industry

Alconox provides critical detergents for precision cleaning applications in a wide range of industries, including the biotechnology, healthcare, laboratory, medical device and pharmaceutical sectors.

Manufactured in the US, the company’s high-quality liquids and powders provide precise sanitation of equipment such as mixers, tanks and blenders.

Alconox’s technical staff supports engineers and scientists by recommending high-quality formulas and solutions to specific precision cleaning problems.

Critical cleaning solutions for medical device sanitation applications

Alconox’s critical cleaning solutions help increase the value and quality of products used in the medical device sector, ranging from tablet presses to stainless-steel mixing tanks.

The company’s portfolio do not leave residues, are biodegradable and free-rinsing, and contain no softeners, brighteners corrosion inhibitors, rinse aids, dyes or fragrances.

The cleaners provide optimal performance using wetting agents that allow cleaning solutions to access hard-to-reach cracks and crevices. Aqueous cleaning provides many benefits to medical device manufacturers, including efficacy, reduced residue potential, and easier cleaning validation.

Aqueous cleaners for manual soak, machine and automated washing

Alconox’s aqueous cleaners are suitable for various cleaning methods such as soak, machine, manual and automated clean-in-place (CIP).

Available liquids and powders range from acidic to basic, and high-emulsifying to low-foaming, ensuring a flexible approach to many applications.

Alconox’s range of biodegradable aqueous cleaners have a low environmental impact and are readily disposable after use, requiring no further treatment. The cleaners also offer a safe alternative to semi-aqueous or solvent-containing products that tend to have safety risks and are not environmentally friendly.

Liquid cleaning solutions for biomechanical and electronic medical devices

Alconox’s aqueous cleaners help preserve the integrity of high-fidelity, research-quality medical devices, allowing sterilisation or preparation for sterile packaging.

Its brands are suitable for critically cleaning a wide range of materials, including silicone rubber, polyurethane, stainless-steel, titanium and plastic.

They are formulated to clean biomechanical and electronic medical devices without leaving performance-reducing residues. In addition, class III medical devices can be cleaned to high standards ready for implanting or dental applications, including medical procedures such as knee, hip and shoulder replacements.

About Alconox

Alconox was founded in 1946 when Louis Zisman and William Lebowitz began manufacturing and distributing detergents comprising a wetting agent that cleaned glassware without leaving a residue.

Over the decades, Alconox has branched out to solve cleaning challenges worldwide, including sanitising biotech, healthcare, pharmaceutical and medical device equipment.

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Alconox, Inc

30 Glenn Street, Suite 309

White Plains 10603

New York

United States of America

+1 914 948 4040 +1 914 948 4088 www.alconox.com

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Press Release

24 July 2019

Alconox Inc will be appearing at the forthcoming Cosmorpof North America, the Mandalay Bay Convention Centre, Las Vegas.

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17 April 2019

Visit Alconox at Cphi North America in Chicago to receive its unique gifts and expert technical support for your critical cleaning applications and detergent samples.

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25 March 2019

Alconox will be present at Interphex in New York City, US.

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13 December 2018

Alkaline hydrolysis is a chemical reaction that takes place when tough organic residues are exposed to an alkaline solution. Alkaline hydrolysis breaks these residues into smaller more water-soluble and more easily emulsified molecules.

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26 October 2018

Q) How do you remove protein out of pipes, centrifuges and tanks in a recirculation clean-in-place (CIP) environment with water temperatures averaging 20°C?

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27 September 2018

Can we use high-foaming detergents in an automated cleaning line?

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29 August 2018

From a pure efficacy perspective, manual cleaning is often better than automated cleaning. High-foaming detergents (better emulsification) may be used and mechanical energy can be applied (scrubbing, soaking, sonication and/or elbow grease of course).

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6 August 2018

Q) We are looking for a laboratory dishwasher detergent that does not contain perchlorates. One of our end users analyses for trace levels of perchlorates, so we cannot have a detergent that has that type of impurities.

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Alconox, Inc

30 Glenn Street, Suite 309

White Plains 10603

New York

United States of America

+1 914 948 4040 +1 914 948 4088 www.alconox.com
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