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Tergajet: Low Foaming Phosphate Free Powdered Detergent

Tergajet is a nonionic, low foaming phosphate free powdered enzyme cleaner for use in lab-ware washers, for manual and ultrasonic cleaning. Tergajet is a corrosion inhibited formula recommended for glassware, metals, plastic, ceramic, porcelain, rubber and fiberglass. It is free rinsing for reliable results and no interfering residues. Tergajet passes inhibitory residue tests. Dilute 1:200. pH 11.5

Most Alconox products require 2-5 day handling time. The exception to this is the 4 lbs boxes which we are now stocking. 4 lbs boxes can go out same or next day depending on how close the order is to cutoff.

Used to clean: Water testing labware cleaning, phosphate sensitive lab equipment cleaning,
hospital instruments, optical components, pharmaceutical apparatus, cosmetics manufacturing
equipment, tissue culture ware, plate glass, metal castings, forgings and stampings,
industrial parts, animal cages, electronic components, tanks and reactors. USDA food
contact surface cleaning compliant. FDA certified.
Used to remove: Soil, radioisotopes, radioactivity, organics, grit, grime, slime, grease, tars,
resins, fats, oils, blood, tissue, particulates, inorganic residues, chemicals and solvents.
Surfaces cleaned: Recommended for glass, stainless steel, PTFE, ceramic, cement and
alkali resistant plastics and metals. Tergajet is inhibited for Aluminum. Corrosion testing is
advisable.
Cleaning method: Laboratory warewashers, dishwashers, washer-sterilizers, washersanitizers,
cart washers, spray washers, electrocleaning, ultrasonic cleaners, clean-in-place
and manual cleaning if proper skin and eye protection is used.
Directions: Follow machine manufacturer’s directions and use the powder detergent receptacles.
In general, use 1/2 - 1% hot water wash cycle solutions (1 1/4 - 2 1/2 Tbsp. per gal.,
3/4 - 1 1/4 oz. per gal. or 5-10 grams per liter -- most machines need 2 1/2 oz. added at a
typical 2 gal. wash cycle). For manual, soak, circulate or ultrasonic use, make a 1% solution
in warm or hot water. For abrasive scrubbing, make a paste. For difficult soils, raise water
temperature and use more detergent. Wear protective gloves and eyewear when handling.
RINSE THOROUGHLY--preferably with running water. For critical cleaning, do final or
all rinsing in distilled, deionized or purified water. For food contact surfaces, rinse with
potable water. Used on a wide range of glass, ceramic, plastic and metal surfaces. Corrosion
testing is advisable.

Physical Data - Typical Data
pH of 1% solution - 11.5
Flash Point (degrees F) - None
Phosphate Content (as Phosphorus) - 0%
Organic Carbon (% calculated w/w) - 8.5%
Surface Tension 1% Sol’n (Dyne/cm) - 33
Percent active ingredients - 100%
Color: White
Form: Powder
Solubility in Water: Completely Soluble to 10% (w/w)
Hard Water Effectiveness: Highly Effective
Biodegradability: Biodegradable
Foam Tendency: Low Foaming
Shelf Life: Two years from the date of manufacture

Chemical Description:
Tergajet is a highly alkaline detergent containing sodium carbonate, silicate of soda, and
surfactants. Tergajet is biodegradable and water soluble. The phosphate content is 8.7%
expressed as phosphorus. Tergajet is non-ionic.

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,
conductivity, resistance, spectrographic methods, total organic carbon, and surface analysis.
For details see the Pharmaceutical Cleaning Validation References at www.alconox.com.

Pharmaceutical cleaning validation for residue identification and detection methods for Tergajet:
Total Organic Carbon (TOC)
Citric Acid by HPLC
Conductivity

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

Health Safety Information:
OSHA Hazardous Ingredients: None
RCRA Hazard Class: Non-hazardous
EPA Priority Pollutants: None
DOT Hazard Classification: Non-hazardous
Eye Irritation: Serious eye irritant
Oral Toxicity: LD 50 <5000 mg/kg oral rat
Latex Content: None in detergent, packaging materials or adhesives.
VOC Content: 0%
Carcinogenicity: NTP = No IARC = No OSHA = No
All ingredients in Tergajet are listed in TSCA inventory. USDA NSF cat A1

Tergajet MSDS Sheet 9/8/2014 updated

Availability:
4 lbs carton [2204-1]
Case of 9 (qty), 4 lbs. boxes [2204]
25 lbs carton [2225]
50 lbs carton [2250]
100 lbs drum [2201]
300 lbs drum [2203]
  • Model: ALC 2200






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