It’s important to have a properly managed sanitation system in place for your manufacturing facility. Even if it looks clean, it may not necessarily be clean enough to keep your cannabis edibles or pharmaceuticals from contamination.
Cleaning a GMP production facility is essential for compliance, as well as safety of the products that are sold to dispensaries and consumers. Ethanol is one of the more popular cleaners used for production line equipment because it is effective, easy to recover, and food grade. Since it’s so effective at killing bacteria and microbes, many plant managers may wonder why 190 proof (or 95%) ethanol shouldn’t be used over 70% ethanol.