The practical, safe choice sampling equipment detergents for field sampling equipment without cross-contamination
Accurate environmental testing of ground or surface water, soil or sediment requires the use of clean instruments, free of cross-contamination. From delicate pH meter probes to bailers, split-spoon samplers, augers, dredges and flow-through cells, each requires the appropriate process and detergent. Alconox, Inc. aqueous sampling equipment detergents help maintain the level of testing accuracy required by EPA guidelines—without the risks and hazards associated with solvents.
The following equipment is subject to laboratory detergent cleaning guidelines:
Automatic wastewater sampling equipment
Silastic rubber pump tubing
Sounders for measuring ground-water levels
Submersible pumps and hoses for purging ground-water wells
All miscellaneous sampling and flow-measuring equipment
Specifically, United States EPA Environmental Services Division standard cleaning procedures require a “phosphate-free laboratory detergent such as LIQUINOX” for Teflon®, glass and stainless steel equipment used to sample trace organic compounds or metals. High-performance aqueous electronic cleaner from Alconox handles exacting electronic applications without employing a hazardous chemical cleaner for electronics or volatile solvents.