Product Inspection Featured Articles

  1. What Cleanroom Cleaning Detergents Are Recommended For Medical Device Manufacturing?
    10/11/2016

    Q: We are in the process of building a cleanroom for medical device manufacturing.  What detergents do you recommend?

  2. What Does Free Rinsing Detergent Mean?
    10/11/2016

    Q. What does free rinsing detergent mean?

  3. Removing Silicone Grease From Syringes
    10/11/2016

    Q. We are looking for a more efficient way of cleaning silicone grease off syringes. What do you recommend?

  4. Removal Of Water Spots & Oil On Pharma & Laboratory Glassware
    10/11/2016

    Q. We see white water spots on cleaned and depyrogenated vials. Looks to be scale from the washer. Do you have a recommended cleaning agent for vial washing? I am told that use of detergents is not an industry norm. We also have baked on process fluids (oils) and would like to know if it is an industry norm to use detergents to remove such substances from glass vials used for injectable drugs. Can you provide me any literature on the subject?

  5. Cleaning Detergents For Stainless Steel Dishwashers
    10/11/2016

    Q. What kind of cleaner options can you provide which can be safely be used in stainless steel dishwashers?

  6. Residue Testing Using UV And HPLC Methods
    10/11/2016

    Q. We are interested in Alconox® detergent for cleaning during our production process. Since we produce several kinds of medicine, we need to be sure Alconox® do not leave any residue after cleaning. We want to test the residue of Alconox® by UV method or HPLC method. Could you send reference or guide on these methods?

  7. Residue Testing With pH Strips
    10/11/2016

    Q. Can I use pH paper to confirm cleaning and rinsing of labware to comply with lab accreditation requirements?

  8. Cleaning pH Probes & Dissolved Oxygen Probes
    10/11/2016

    Q. Which Alconox, Inc. brand cleaner is well suited for cleaning pH and dissolved oxygen probes?

  9. Inorganic Residue Removal Via Clean In Place
    10/11/2016

    Q. We are a generic pharmaceutical manufacturer of Creams and Ointments. We are having difficulty cleaning equipment (specifically CIP) after making these types of products. We have been successful in cleaning 95% of our products using the alkaline detergent. We have couple of products that leave a white film after the cleaning cycles. These products do not contain metal oxides. We are planning to try the Citranox acid cleaner. Any suggestions?

  10. Detecting Residues In Cleaning Validation
    10/11/2016

    When beginning cleaning validation, a company must identify the residues to be tested and then select the best detection method. Alconox Inc. is here to help. We provide validation service support and we also provide technical support via Free Downloadable Whitepapers.