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arrow12msdstechnical datacleaning agent/radioactive decontaminantDecon 90

The leading surface active cleaning agent/radioactive decontaminant for laboratory, medical and specialized industrial applications.

NOT suitable for domestic applications.

Supplied as a liquid concentrate for dilution with water. Intended for manual cleaning or for use in an ultrasonic cleaning bath.


Biodegradable*, phosphate-free, Bactericidal**, non-flammable and totally rinsable.


Milky white, non-viscous liquid, has a faint odor.


DECON 90 is alkaline. The concentrate has a pH in excess of 13.


Supplied in 1 L high density polyethylene containers with tamper-evident screw-on caps.


For cleaning and/or decontaminating glassware, ceramics, rubbers, plastics, stainless steel and ferrous metals.

Being alkaline, DECON 90 is NOT suitable for use on non-ferrous metals, notably aluminum and zinc, or on polycarbonate.


Decon 90 is an emulsion of anionic and non-ionic surface active agents, stabilizing agents, non-phosphate detergent builders, alkalis and sequestering agents, in an aqueous base.

Decon 90 does NOT contain Phosphates, Enzymes, EDTA/NTA or chlorine bleaches.

** Decon 90 satisfies the criteria in BS EN 1040 1997 for bacterial activity.
* Ready Biodegradability by OECD 301E (ISO method 7827 - 1986 (E))

60505-01 Decon 90 1 liter  36.00 Add to Cart

cutemol creamarrow12Cutemol® Cream; Protective Hand Cream

Contains five skin softening compounds, plus allantoin to relieve dry, fissuring, peeling, chapped, or irritated skin.

70550 Cutemol® Cream 50g 7.00 Add to Cart

Cleamer and Removerarrow12Cleaner and Remover

This All Natural Cleaner Removes What Soap & Water Can't

XENIT contains more than five high-performance ingredients including Citrus 66, an all natural, highly refined extract of citrus fruit. XENIT is specially formulated to break down the complex molecules found in sticky materials. XENIT may be used to quickly remove labels, decals, and adhesive from glass, wood, vinyl, and metals. XENIT removes chewing gum from carpet and upholstery. It cleans permanent marker, crayon, and lipstick from walls, woodwork, and counter tops. XENIT also remove shoe scuffs and heel marks from vinyl and wood flooring, and grease and dirt from carpet, fabrics and upholstery. It even removes dried latex paint.

arrow12XENIT Foaming Cleaner

This is the fast, easy way to remove dirt, grime, and food stains, pen ink, soda pop, and soap scum. Cleaned surfaces dry quickly and leave no marks.

arrow12XENIT Citrus Cleaner/Remover

XENIT all natural citrus cleaner is the fast, easy way to remove sticky stuff, stains and gunk. XENIT removes greasy, grimy soils that soap and water can't. Cleans most surfaces in seconds. It cleans crayons, dry latex paint, gum, heel mark, ink, permanent markers, lipstick, shoe polish, sticker, tape, tar, and sap.

60810-20 XENIT Foaming Cleaner   13 oz. 6.50 Add to Cart
60810-30 XENIT Citrus Cleaner/Remover msds 10 oz. 8.00 Add to Cart

msdsGlass Cleaner - Invisible Glassarrow12Invisible Glass® Glass Cleaner

Specially formulated, Invisible Glass quickly and easily removes dust, dirt, oil, grease, fingerprints, smoke film, haze, and more from glass surfaces, such as windows, mirrors, computer screens, display cabinets, and photocopiers. Invisible Glass contains no water, soaps, surfactants, or foams so it will leave no residue that will streak or haze.

60811-01 Invisible Glass® 19 oz. 7.00 Add to Cart

msdsSparkle Glass CleanerSparkle Optical Lens Cleanerarrow12Sparkle Optical Lens Cleaner and Glass Cleaner

Sparkle Optical Lens Cleaner can be used on microscopes, eye glasses, safety goggles, and magnifiers. Not to be used with contact lenses.
Sparkle Glass Cleaner can be used on glass, stainless steel, etc.

74317-01 Sparkle Optical Lens Cleaner, 4 oz each 6.00 Add to Cart
74317-02 Sparkle Glass Cleaner, 33.8 oz each 7.00 Add to Cart

msdswebcol alcohol prepsarrow12Webcol™ Alcohol Preps

  • A premium pad material that provides maximum absorbency for scrubbing and cleaning
  • 70% Isopropyl Alcohol
  • Sterile, non-woven sponges designed for moderate cleaning
  • Economical
  • Available in convenient sizes for a variety of uses
71005-20 Webcol™ Alcohol Prep, Medium, 2-Ply 200/pk 5.50 Add to Cart
71005-30 Webcol™ Alcohol Prep, Large, 2-Ply 200/pk 9.50 Add to Cart

curity rayon prepping ballsarrow12Curity™ Cotton Prepping Balls

  • 100% cotton
  • Soft and absorbent
  • Packed in convenient poly bags
  • Designed for a variety of uses throughout the laboratories
  • Non sterile
CURITY™ Rayon Prepping Balls
  • Made from high quality rayon fibers
  • Designed for a variety of uses throughout the laboratories
  • Non sterile
  • Absorbent
71001-10 Curity™ Cotton Balls, Medium 500/pk 9.50 Add to Cart
71001-12 Curity™ Cotton Balls, Large 200/pk 16.00 Add to Cart
71003-01 Curity™ Rayon Balls, Large 1000/pk 28.00 Add to Cart

absorbent bench top coversarrow12 Absorbent Bench Top Covers

A wide selection of bench top covers from economy layered to premium ultra absorbent.

Catalog Size Absorbency Qty. Price  
64456-05 17" x 24" Moderate 50/pk 26.00 Add to Cart
64456-30 17" x 24" Moderate 300/pk 120.00 Add to Cart
64457-05 23" x 24" Heavy 50/pk 31.00 Add to Cart
64457-20 23" x 24" Heavy 200/pk 92.00 Add to Cart
64458-05 23" x 36" Moderate 50/pk 54.00 Add to Cart
64458-15 23" x 36" Moderate 150/pk 102.00 Add to Cart


Alconox detergents safely clean glass, plastic, metal, rubber, and porcelain without leaving a film, residue, or any scratches. Very versatile and cost efficient.

alconoxmsdstechnical data sheetarrow12Alconox®

The original anionic powder detergent for manual and ultrasonic cleaning. An odorless, high sequestering powder. It helps to decontaminate radioactive surfaces.

60510 Alconox® 4 lb/bx 58.00 Add to Cart
60511 Alconox® 9 x 4 lb/cs 398.00 Add to Cart
60512 Alconox® 50 x ½ oz/bx 95.00 Add to Cart
Alcojet® Low Foaming Powdered Detergentmsdstechnical data sheetarrow12Alcojet® Low Foaming Powdered Detergent

Non-ionic, low foaming cleaner for use in labware washers, parts washers, power spray systems, manual and ultrasonic cleaning. Corrosion-inhibited formula recommended for glassware, metals, plastic, ceramic, porcelain, rubber, and fiberglass. Free rinsing for reliable results with no interfering residues. USDA authorized. pH 12, dilute 1:200.

60513-01 Alcojet® Powdered Detergent 4 lb/bx 50.00 Add to Cart
60513-09 Alcojet® Powdered Detergent 9 x 4 lb/cs 350.00 Add to Cart
msdstechnical data sheetarrow12Luminox® Low Foaming Neutral Cleaner

Low foaming neutral pH detergent for use in manual and machine cleaning. A safe-handling detergent used for non-corrosive cleaning without chelation or alkalinity waste treatment problems. Recommended for aluminum and soft metal, medical devices, pharmaceutical equipment, alkaline sensitive labware, medical instruments, and aluminum trays. Free rinsing, eliminating interfering residues. pH 7.0, dilute 3:100.

60514-01 Luminox® Liquid Detergent 1 gal 112.00 Add to Cart
60514-04 Luminox® Liquid Detergent 4 x 1 gal/cs 422.00 Add to Cart
liquinoxmsdstechnical data sheetarrow10Liquinox®

A phosphate free anionic and non-ionic liquid detergent for manual and ultrasonic cleaning. Mild pH.

60515 Liquinox® 1 qt 30.00 Add to Cart
60516 Liquinox® 12 x 1 qt 292.00 Add to Cart
60517 Liquinox® 1 gal 96.00 Add to Cart
60518 Liquinox® 4 x 1 gal 299.00 Add to Cart
msdstechnical data sheetarrow10terg-a-zymeTergazyme®

Combine Alconox® powder with this protease enzyme to effectively remove proteinaceous soils. Ideal for pre-soaking. It also cleans reverse osmosis installations.

60520 Tergazyme® 4 lb/bx 56.00 Add to Cart
60521 Tergazyme® 9 x 4 lb/cs 400.00 Add to Cart
msdstechnical data sheetdet-o-jetarrow10Detojet®

A highly alkaline liquid detergent and wetting agent that is soluble in soft or hard water. It is extremely effective on porcelain, metals, electronic parts, etc. It protects and lubricates the interior working parts of the washer.

60525 Detojet® 1 qt 28.00 Add to Cart
60526 Detojet® 12 x 1 qt/cs 262.00 Add to Cart
msdstechnical data sheetarrow10Alcotabs®

Alconox® detergent in an effervescent tablet form for use in syphon-type washer rinsers for the cleaning of pipettes and test tubes.

60529 Alcotabs® 100 tab/bt 52.00 Add to Cart
60530 Alcotabs® 6 bt/cs 242.00 Add to Cart
msdstechnical data sheetarrow12Citrajet® Low Foaming Liquid Acid Cleaner

Low foaming, phosphate-free, concentrated, liquid cleaner and metal brightener, high performance removal of metal oxides, scale, salts and inorganic residues in lab-ware washers, parts washers, power-spray systems, and manual and ultrasonic cleaning. Corrosion-inhibited and free rinsing, leaving no interfering residues. Ideal for acid washing and rinsing. pH 2.5, dilute 2:100.

60532-01 Citrajet® Liquid Detergent 1 gal 88.00 Add to Cart
60532-04 Citrajet® Liquid Detergent 4 x 1 gal/cs 290.00 Add to Cart
msdsarrow12Tergajet® Low Foaming Phosphate Free Powdered

Non-ionic, low foaming, phosphate-free, powdered enzyme cleaner for use in labware washers, manual and ultrasonic cleaning. Corrosion-inhibited formula recommended for glassware, metals, plastic, ceramic, porcelain, rubber, and fiberglass. Free rinsing for reliable results and no interfering residues. Passes inhibitor residue test. pH 11.5, dilute 1:200.

60534-01 Tergajet® Powdered Detergent 4 lb/box 55.00 Add to Cart
60534-09 Tergajet® Powdered Detergent 9 x 4lb/cs 366.00 Add to Cart
msds arrow12Solujet® Low Foaming Phosphate Free Detergent

Low foaming, phosphate-free, liquid cleaner for use in labware washers, manual and ultrasonic cleaning. Corrosion-inhibited formula recommended for glassware, metals, plastic, porcelain, rubber, and fiberglass. Free rinsing for reliable results and no interfering residues. This detergent passes the inhibitory residue test. pH 11.5, dilute 1:200.

60536-01 Solujet® Liquid Detergent 1 gal 76.00 Add to Cart
60536-04 Solujet® Liquid Detergent 4 x 1gal/cs 254.00 Add to Cart
msdsarrow12Detergent 8® Low Foaming Phosphate Free Detergent

Non-ionic, concentrated detergent for labware washers, PC board washers, power-spray systems, ultrasonic cleaning systems, and manual cleaning. Specially formulated to remove oils, resin rosins and fluxes from printed circuit board, electronic part, phosphate sensitive labware, and nuclear contaminated equipment with no interfering conductive residues. Excellent replacement for solvent cleaning. Ph 11, dilute 3:100.

60538-01 Detergent 8® 1 gal 168.00 Add to Cart
60538-04 Detergent 8® 4 x 1gal/cs 482.00 Add to Cart

micro cleaning solutionmsdsarrow12Micro Cleaning Solution

Specially designed for ultrasonic cleaning machines. Cleans glass, most metals, plastics, and rubber. You can work with any concentration. Contains no phosphates and it is biodegradable. Even removes radioactive contaminants. Not to be used on zinc, magnesium, or aluminum.

71054 Micro-90® Cleaning Solution 1 qt 22.00 Add to Cart
71055 Micro-90® Cleaning Solution 12 x 1 qt 229.00 Add to Cart
71056 Micro-90® Cleaning Solution 4 L 72.00 Add to Cart
71057 Micro-90® Cleaning Solution 4 x 4 L 262.00 Add to Cart

general purpose cleanermsdsarrow12General Purpose Cleaner

A concentrated solution which is biodegradable, phosphate and caustic-free. Alkaline cleaner formulated for general purpose and normal maintenance cleaning applications. General purpose solution removes general soils, fingerprints, dust, packaging particulates, light oils, and greases. GP solution is safe for use with most base metals and alloys, thermoset and thermoplastic resins, and other synthetic materials. GP solution is easily mixed with water to form a concentration of 10-12% by volume, and can be used at temperatures ranging from ambient to 180°F (82°C).

71050 General Purpose Cleaner 1 qt 15.00 Add to Cart
71051 General Purpose Cleaner 1 gal 39.00 Add to Cart

EMS Water Conditionermsdsarrow12EMS Concentrated Water Conditioner

Long-lasting protection for water systems.

  • Stabilizes water in water baths, heatable cuvette-holders, and other water systems.
  • Protects standing water against algae, bacteria, and mold.
  • Protects pumps and thermostats.
  • Helps prevent clogging of tubes.
  • Impedes calcium and heavy metal deposits.

Use 2 mL of conditioner per liter of water. EMS Water Conditioner will add a blue tint to water. Change water and add new conditioner when the tint fades (approximately 2 months for water baths, 3-4 months in closed cooling systems).

Film Development
EMS Water Conditioner may also be added to water that is used in color or X-ray film developer. It permits longer use of the same solutions and does not harm film.

60502-05 EMS Water Conditioner 100 ml 66.00 Add to Cart

msdsarrow12Cleanware™ Aqua-Clear™ Water Conditioner

Protects Against Algae, Bacteria and Mold

Aqua-Clear™ Water Conditioner stabilizes water in water baths and other water systems. Just 2 ml per liter of water provides long lasting protection against the growth of algae, bacteria, and molds which often contaminate standing water. It also protects pumps and thermostats and helps prevent tubing from clogging. In addition, it may be added to the water that is used in developers for color or X-ray films. It will not harm the film and permits longer use of the same solution. Aqua-Clear™ Water Conditioner adds a blue tint to the water which will fade after about 3 months reminding you to change the water and add new conditioner.

60502-01 Aqua-Clear™ Water Conditioner 100 ml 96.00 Add to Cart

msdsarrow12Oxide Remover (OR) Cleaner

This cleaner may be used on brass, copper, steel and other metals to remove rust and metal-oxides. Comes as a concentrate. Dilute to 10-12% with water for use with ultrasonic machine.

71052 Oxide Remover (OR) Cleaner 1 qt 20.00 Add to Cart
71053 Oxide Remover (OR) Cleaner 1 gal 50.00 Add to Cart

arrow12Drying Racks

Training Manual
120V Electric Benchtop Dryer, 19 pegs
120V Electric Benchtop Dryer
230V Electric Benchtop Dryer
230V Electric Benchtop Dryer
Bag of 19 small pegs and 6 plugs

arrow12Electric Benchtop Dryers

Electric benchtop dryers offer a compact footprint and accelerate drying of labware with warm, circulating air.

Conserve benchtop space by placing single-sided models up against the wall. Double-sided models double your capacity with only a slightly larger footprint and can be turned perpendicular to the benchtop for easy access to both sides.


  • 400 watts of drying power gently circulates heated air into and around items to decrease drying time.
  • Heat selector knob with three temperature settings: high, medium and low.
  • Power button illuminates when in use, and an 8-amp @ 120V (4-amp @ 230V) circuit breaker and independent thermo-fuse protects unit from overheating.
  • Select from single and double sided models with up to 76 peg locations and 4 baskets.
  • Electric drying efficiency is enhanced with a replaceable polyurethane foam filter that keeps warmed air dust free. Redirect air flow by inserting plugs instead of pegs into unused peg holes.
  • Like the non-electric benchtop models these freestanding dryers have sturdy bases with excellent balance and can be placed on any flat surface.
  • Removable polypropylene baskets serve as storage for small labware and extra pegs.
Cat# Description Qty Price  
64400-02 Single-Sided, 2 Tier (2 Baskets) 19 pegs each 980.00 Add to Cart
64400-03 Single-Sided, 3 Tier (2 Baskets), 38 pegs each 1,100.00 Add to Cart
64401-02 Double-Sided, 2 Tier (4 Baskets) 38 pegs each 1,100.00 Add to Cart
64401-03 Double-Sided, 3 Tier (4 Baskets) 76 Pegs each 1,250.00 Add to Cart
64402-10-S Bag of 19 small pegs and 6 plugs each 30.00 Add to Cart
64402-15 Bag of 19 medium pegs and 6 plugs, 4 long each 37.00 Add to Cart
64402-20 Bag of 19 large pegs and 6 plugs, 5 long each 38.00 Add to Cart
64402-30 Test Tube Basket, 5L x 4W x 4.25H each 32.00 Add to Cart

Beaker-Storearrow12Beaker-Store; Instrument Store

For the first time EMS introduces a unique beaker with a silicone bottom that allows you to store all of your tweezers and tools in cleaning solution and never damage the tips. Instruments may be placed in the beaker with the tips only immersed in distilled water and or cleaning solution. This allows the instruments to be kept clean and safe and ready to use . The Silicone bottom prevents the tips of the instruments from being damaged and the top of the beaker is compartmentalized and segmented allowing for each tool to be kept separate.

The beaker measures 10 cm in diameter and 8 cm in height.

Cat # Item Pkg Price  
68113-05 Beaker Store each 425.00 Add to Cart

Apron; Disposablearrow12Apron; Disposable

A plastic, full length, bib-type apron. Handy protection in a compact envelope. Smooth finish, size 28" x 46" (71 cm x 112 cm; 1¼ mil thick).

60900 Apron 100/bx 43.00 Add to Cart

arrow12Cloths & Wipes

Please see our complete listing.

Diamond Knife Washarrow12EMS Diamond Knife Wash

This new concept of washing the Diamond knives using magnetic stirring action (with special stirring bar) gives you a fast, clean and safe method to remove particles that are left on the knives edge after sectioning.

Since most EM labs already have stirring plates, the Diamond Knife Wash has been designed for use with your existing unit, saving you the need to purchase an extra one. It is universal and can be used for all type and brands of Diamond Knives, including the Diatome Histo Knife. Warning: Never use on a hot plate. If used on a combination Stirrer/Hot Plate, make sure the heat is off.

70605 Diamond Knife Wash each 235.00 Add to Cart

msdsDiamond Knife Cleaning Kitarrow12Diamond Knife Cleaning Kit

Consists of 5x 5 ml vials of cleaning solution, 4 rods for cleaning the knife edge, and 1 hair curl for the removal of sections from the knife edge and the trough.

70600 Kit each 15.00 Add to Cart
71180 Hair Curl Only each 6.00 Add to Cart
70610 Cleaning Solution 10 x 5 ml 11.00 Add to Cart
70970 Cleaning Rods 4/bx 7.50 Add to Cart

msdsarrow12Triton™ X-100; Diamond Knife Soaking Solution (0.08% solution)

Triton X-100 is a low concentration soaking solution in distilled water. It is a non-ionic (neutral pH) solution used to soften dried debris on the edge of the knife prior to recommended cleaning. Also used in whole cell preparations.

Also see listing in Chemicals.

22146 Triton™ X-100, 0.08% Solution 500 ml 39.00 Add to Cart

Hair Curlarrow12Hair Curl

Made of human hair; it is good for removing sections and cleaning the diamond knife.

71180 Hair Curl each 6.00 Add to Cart

Eyelash ManipulatorEyelash Manipulator Tiparrow12Eyelash Manipulator; A Traditional EM Tool

For direct manipulation of sections and small tissue samples, this tool is perfect for any occasion. May be used during ultramicrotomy to carefully tease sections that are in the Diamond Knife boat. The Eyelash comes on a Sable Brush handle made from the highest quality wood.

These Eyelashes may be cleaned and sterilized with alcohol and a tissue.

71182 Eyelash Manipulator each 13.00 Add to Cart

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