New: Minncare Sporicidal Disinfectants & Foggers

Minncare and Actril are two examples of cold sterilants used for endoscope, dialysis, and cleanroom disinfection. Both are authorized as Class A sterilants by the EPA. Cold sterilants provide non-invasive sterilization of dental/surgical equipment such as pressure clamps, tubing clamps, blood pressure cuffs, mirrors, etc.

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Guide to USP <1072> Disinfectants & Sporicides

USP <1072> outlines decontamination practices for critical environments.In this post, we’ll outline the types of chemical disinfectants and sterilants used in cleanrooms and laboratories. This includes isopropyl alcohol, bleach, formaldehyde, hydrogen peroxide, and peracetic acid. 

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ISO 7 Cleanroom Panel Cleaning & Maintenance

How to Clean Acrylic Panels Dusting Use one teaspoon of mild dishwashing detergent and a pint of water. Apply this solution with an atomizer or

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Cleanroom Wipe Comparison – Woven Wipes and Absorbency – Pricing & Availability

Differing package sizes, bulk counts, edge types, material options, cloth size, weights, ISO class, substrates, ionic levels…comparing cleanroom wipes is mind numbing. 50% of leading cleanroom wipe advertisers don’t even offer prices online! Here’s the guide to buying cleanroom wipes that stay on-budget.

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70% Alcohol Battles Against Super Bacteria?

New reports indicate that alcohol hand washes and sanitizers may be losing the hygiene battle against super strains of Enterococcal bacterial. Educating practitioners and patients on the when, where, and why of hand sanitation in healthcare has led to a pronounced decline in MIRS and HCAIs for the greater part of the last 20 years. Meanwhile, “what” we wash our hands with has required little examination.

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What’s the Difference Between Sterile and Aseptic Technique?

Are the terms sterile and aseptic used interchangeably? Is a cleanroom sterile? What is aseptic processing?

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New: Vileda Professional Cleanroom Products

Vileda Professional Cleanroom Mops support most critical applications. Each Vileda mop head, frame, or bucket connects over 30 years of development for controlled environments and healthcare. Find stainless steel mop sets and handles, or ask about quantity discounts on Vileda mop refills, pads, and accessories. Join St. Johns and other leading healthcare organizations for enhanced sanitization within controlled environments, cleanrooms and healthcare facilities.

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New: Elma Ultrasonic Cleaners

Elma Ultrasonic Cleaners – Where to Buy Online? Elma introduced its ultrasonic cleaners to the world over a half century ago. Today, its systems stand

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Cleanroom HEPA Vacuum Use and Applications 

Cleanroom HEPA Vacuum Components and Applications Simply put, every square inch of a cleanroom should be absolutely pristine. Ceiling panels, lighting units, HEPA filtration units,

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Answers to the Most Common Ultrasonic Cleaner Questions

What is an ultrasonic cleaner? When should ultrasonic cleaning solutions be changed? Learn how to use, clean, and get the best results from your ultrasonic cleaning system.

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Cleanroom Mop Procedure – How to Mop a Cleanroom with a Multi-Bucket System

Learn how to properly mop a cleanroom for ISO class or cGMP cleanliness levels. Compare designs and materials of multi-bucket cleanroom mop systems.

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The Guide to Woven and Non-Woven Cleanroom Wipes – Usage, Protocol, and ISO Class Applications

What’s the difference between a woven and non-woven cleanroom wipe? What’s the right wipe for ISO class 3 or ISO class 8 compliance?

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We Only Sell The Highest Grade 99% Isopropyl Alcohol By The Gallon. Here’s How To Get The Best Price Online.

For any use of isopropyl alcohol, it’s essential that the advertised contents reflect the actual reality of the solution. Water to alcohol concentration is a key indicator of efficacy and usefulness of IPA. Quality solvents are essential for cleaning delicate electronics or other sensitive items.

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Why Is 70% Isopropyl Alcohol (IPA) a Better Disinfectant than 99% Isopropanol, and What Is IPA Used For?

How does one solution kill viruses like HIV and Polio on contact, and the other not at all?

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The Dangers of Isopropyl Alcohol

Hazards of Isopropyl Alcohol (IPA) As we’ve discussed in a previous post, there are many advantages of using isopropyl alcohol in the manufacturing process because of

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Ultrasonic FAQs Answered by SharperTek

You have questions about Ultrasonic Cleaning, and SharperTek has answers….and Production Automation has SharperTek! You can shop for ShaperTek products by visiting Production Automation online.

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The Seven Deadly Sins of Cleanroom Wiping (and How to Avoid Them!)

1. Ignoring the Need to Wipe on a Regular Basis To assure quality is maintained in all cleanroom and restricted areas, housekeeping maintenance must be

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Q & A with Bransonic Ultra Sonic Cleaners

Ultrasonic cleaning is faster, more consistent, and safer than any other method. Hand scrubbing, soaking, or steams don’t even come close. It’s powerful enough to remove

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Basics of Biological Safety Cabinet (BSCII) Decontamination

Read the complete guide to decontamination and disinfection of biological safety hoods and cleanroom isolators for pharmaceutical production and laboratories.

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IPA as a Universal Cleaner: Advantages & Disadvantages of Isopropanol for PCBs & Electronics

Isopropyl alcohol (IPA) has become a standard in the Electronics Industry for cleaning printed circuit boards (PCBs) as it offers two main advantages: 1. It’s

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