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Luminox: Low Foaming Neutral Cleaner

Luminox is a low foaming, neutral pH detergent for use in manual, ultrasonic, and machine cleaning. This is a safe-handling detergent used for non-corrosive cleaning without chelation or alkalinity waste treatment problems. Luminox is recommended for aluminum and soft metal, medical devices, pharmaceutical equipment, alkaline sensitive lab-ware, and medical instruments in aluminum trays. It is free rinsing, eliminating interfering residues. Dilute 3:100. pH 7

Alconox products require 2-5 day handling time.
**Please note that our free local delivery option does not apply to this particular product**

Used to Clean: Aluminum and soft metal surfaces, medical instruments in aluminum trays,
alkaline sensitive lab and glassware, sensitive aerospace materials, pharmaceutical process
equipment, medical devices, electronic components. FDA certified.
Used to Remove: Oils, dirt, grime, adhesives and uncured epoxy, particulates, residues,
fluxes, chemical solvents, machining oils.
Surfaces Cleaned: Corrosion inhibited formulation recommended for glass, ferrous metals,
non-ferrous metals, aluminum, copper, zinc, and other soft metals, ceramic, plastic, circuit
boards and electronic components.
Cleaning Method: Soak tanks, manual cleaning, ultrasonic tanks, mechanical
washers, washer/sanitizers, spray washers, CIP systems.
Directions for Use: For manual, soak and ultrasonic use, make a 3-5% solution (4-6 oz per
gal. or 30-50 ml per liter) in warm or hot water. Protective gloves and eyewear are recommended.
For spray machines, add detergent at the hot water wash cycle to make a 2% solution
(2 1/2 oz. per gal. or 20 ml per liter). For difficult soils raise water temperature and use
more detergent. RINSE THOROUGHLY—preferably with running water. For critical
cleaning do final or all rinsing in distilled, deionized or purified water. Corrosion testing
may be advisable.

Physical Data - Typical value
pH (as is) - 6.6
pH (1% to 5%) - 7.5
Specific Gravity (g/ml) - 1.050
Density (lbs./gal.) - 8.75
Surface Tension (dyne/cm) - 35.0
Flash Point (degrees F, cleveland open cup) - 216
Phosphate Content (as Phosphorous) - 0%
Chelate Content - 0%
Organic Carbon (% calculated w/w) - 20-30%
Fragrance Content - 0%
Color: Clear
Form: Liquid
Solubility in water: Completely soluble
Foam tendency: Low foaming
Biodegradablility: Biodegradable
Shelf life: Two years from date of manufacture

Chemical Description:
Luminox is an aqueous, low-ionic content, phosphate-free blend of organic solvents, surfactants,
and rinse aids.

Cleaning Validation Methods:
Test a parameter of rinse water before and after rinsing the cleaned surface. No significant
change in the parameter indicates no detectable residue. Parameters measured include: pH,
spectrographic methods, surface tension, and surface analysis. For details, see the
Pharmaceutical Validation References at www.alconox.com.

Pharmaceutical cleaning validation for residue identification and detection methods for Luminox:
Total Organic Carbon (TOC)

For more information on these pharmaceutical validation methods, see: https://worldwidejanitor.com/alconox-docs/PCV42301.pdf.

Health Safety Information:
RCRA Hazard Class: Non-hazardous
EPA Priority Pollutants: None
DOT Hazard Class: Non-hazardous
Flammability: Non-flammable
Latex Content: None in detergent, packaging materials or adhesives.
Oral Toxicity: LD50 > 500 mg/kg oral rat
No ingredient defined as an oral toxicant by OSHA
Eye Irritation: Potentially serious eye irritant
VOC Content: Less than 50 mg/liter even at 10% use concentration
Carcinogenicity: NTP = No IARC = No OSHA = No
All ingredients in Luminox are listed in TSCA inventory.

Luminox MSDS Sheet 9/8/2014 updated

Availability:
4/1 gallon case [1901]
5 gallon Jerrycan [1905]
15 gallon drum [1915]
55 gallon drum [1955]
  • Model: ALC 1900






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