West/Penetone has over 60 years of cleaning and sanitizing experience and is dedicated to solving the maintenance and production cleaning problems of the cosmetics and pharmaceuticals industry. We understand that the cosmetics and pharmaceuticals industry has its own unique cleaning needs. The removal of various creams, ointments, powders and lacquers from vessels, kettles and tableting equipment. The cleaning of blenders, compressors, mixing and hot tanks. The removal of lipstick and oxide discolorations. The need to validate and operate under GMP. We have a complete family of products developed just for the cosmetics and pharmaceuticals industry’s needs and demands.

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Critical Cleaning | Noncritical Cleaning | Maintenance | Miscellaneous

Critical Cleaning In Process/Production Areas – VALIDATED Products
Disinfection in aseptic filling areas, clean rooms, sterile areas:
GERM WARFARE 2 oz/gal Used by itself or sequentially with Sanikleen.  Germ Warfare is a triple action phenolic disinfectant-cleaner.
 SANIKLEEN 2 oz/gal Use by itself or sequentially with Germ Warfare.  Sanikleen is a quat disinfectant-cleaner.
 WESCODYNE PLUS 1-6 oz to 5 gal (25-150 ppm) A broad spectrum iodophor.  Particularly useful for room temperature applications and where no odor carry over is essential.
Vessel/kettle/tableting equipment to remove various creams, ointments, powders, & lacquer:
Alkalines-Liquids:
PENBLITZ 200H dilute 1 to 4
PENETONE 169 5-7% solution Hot for ~3 minutes in vats
POWERCLEANER Dilute 1 to 4 Use hot for removal of heavy soils such as silicone wax & IPA palmitate.
Alkalines-Powders:
PENPOWER 150H 4 oz/gal
PENPOWER 225L 3-4 oz/gal Ultrasonic or 3 stage spray washer for lip stick molds.  Also for vats.
PENPOWER 226H 6 oz/gal Gel cap encapsulation equipment. Also for vats.
PENPOWER 300L 4 oz/gal
Acids:
PL 998 2% solution
PL 998 dilute 1 to 4 Descale depilatory film & remove pigments & stick deodorant.
WEDAC 10% solution Tank neutralizer
Noncritical Cleaning In Process/Production Areas
Floors & Walls: CITRIKLEEN dilute 1 to 10
PENPOWER 300L 4 oz/gal
POWERCLEANER dilute 1 to 4
POWERCLEANER 155 dilute 1 to 4
Stains, Oxide Discoloration: PL 998 5-10% solution
Molds: PENPOWER 500L 6 oz/gal
Maintenance
Solvents: Inhibisol OS Aero, Pensolv Safe 100 Aero, Pensolv C34, Pensolv C64
Solvent Emulsions: Citrikleen,Citrikleen HD,Citrikleen RI,Citrikleen Aero,Navee 42,Old Salt
Liquid Alkalines: Steam-Kleen
Miscellaneous
Glassware & Lab Equipment WESCODYNE PLUS 1-6 oz to 5 gallons water (25-150 ppm iodine)
Printing
    blankets & plates GRAFIKLEEN T725 dilute 1 to 10
    ink from branding rollers CITRIKLEEN dilute 1 to 4
Gas Turbines PENETONE 19 dilute 1 to 9
Hand Protection PROTECTIVE CREAMS 311 & 411

TYPICAL PROPERTIES of ABOVE PRODUCTS **

Alkalines – Liquid
SG pH Use pH Caustic Free Phosphate Free Foam
Penblitz 200H 1.06 9.5-10 7-8 yes yes high
Penetone 169 1.08 9.5-10 9.5-10 yes no high
Powercleaner 1.17 >13 11.5-12 yes no low
Powercleaner 155 1.13 12.3-12.7 11.5-12 yes no low
Steam-Kleen 1.12 11.5-12 10.8-11.3 yes no high
Alkalines – Powders
Penpower 150H 12-12.5 yes no high
Penpower 225L 12-12.5 yes no low
Penpower 226H 10.5-11 yes yes high
Penpower 300L 12-12.5 no no low
Penpower 500L >13 no yes low
Acids
Acid SG pH Use pH Foam
PL 998 phosphoric 1.25 <1 1-2 low
Wedac phosphoric 1.38 <1 1-2 medium
Solvent Emulsions
Solvent Content SG pH Use pH TCC COC % VOCs
Citrikleen d-limonene medium 0.97 10-10.5 9.5-10 125 165 30
Citrikleen Aerosol d-limonene medium 0.98 10-10.5 10-10.5 125 165 30
Citrikleen HD d-limonene medium 0.96 10.5-11 10-10.5 125 155 50
Citrikleen RI d-limonene medium 0.97 10-10.5 9.5-10 125 165 30
Grafikleen T725 d-limonene high 0.86 8-9 125 130 90
Navee 42 aromatic HC medium 1.02 11.8-12.2 11-11.5 NTB NTB 50
Old Salt aliphatic HC medium 0.90 12.8-13.2 12-12.5 NTB NTB 45
Penetone 19 aromatic HC medium 0.99 9.8-10.2 9-9.5 155 NTB 60
Solvents
Contains SG TCC COC % VOCs VP
Inhibisol OS Aerosol Trichloroethylene 1.46 NTB NTB 100 58
Pensolv Safe 100 Aerosol HCFC 141b 1.22 NTB NTB 100 >500
Pensolv C34 tetrachloroethylene 0.91 NTB 135 100 4
Pensolv C64 methylene chloride 1.08 NTB 180 100 250
DISINFECTANTS
Type of Active EPA Reg. No. Use Dilution*
Germ Warfare Phenolic 52-208-10190 1-2 oz/gal
Sanikleen Quat 52-63-10190 2-3 oz/gal
Wescodyne Plus Iodine 4959-16-52 1-6 oz/gal
*see product labels for exact applications and use dilutions