VIGOR | Enzymatic Low-Foam Cleaner

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  • Protease Enzyme (C.A.S. #: 9014-01-1) 1.0 – 3.0
  • Alcohols, Alkoxylated (C.A.S. #: 68991-48-0) 10.0 – 30.0
  • Propylene Glycol (C.A.S. # 57-55-6) 5.0 – 15.0
  • Monoethanolamine (C.A.S. # 141-43-5) 1.0 – 3.0
  • Triethanolamine (C.A.S. # 102-71-6) 1.0 – 3.0
  • Sodium Sulfite (C.A.S. # 7757-83-7) 1.0 – 3.0


  • Enzymatic low foam spray
  • Non-hazardous biodegradable cleaner
  • Effective at breaking down biofilm
  • Pre-soaking solution for animal enrichment devices

Product Code: VIGOR


Vigor is an enzymatic low foam cleaner that is perfect for animal care teams and vivarium staff looking to keep their facilities clean and healthy. It’s effective at breaking up biofilm, making it a great choice for cleaning animal enrichment devices. These small items can harbor bacteria if not properly cleaned, which is why it’s important to use a cleaner like Vigor that can reach into all the cracks and crevices. Vigor can also be effectively used to presoak heavily soiled aquatics caging prior to rack or tunnel washing.

But Vigor isn’t just effective, it’s also eco-friendly. It doesn’t contain any alkylphenol ethoxylates, butyl-based glycol ethers, or other hazardous chemicals, making it a more eco-friendly choice for use in animal care facilities.

If you’re part of an animal care team or vivarium staff looking to improve the cleanliness and hygiene of your facility, we recommend reaching out to your biosafety account manager to learn more about how Vigor can help. In addition to Vigor, we also offer the Enzyron Enzymatic Soaking Station for pre-soaking animal enrichment devices, ensuring that they are thoroughly cleaned and ready for use. With Vigor and the Enzyron Soaking Station, you can be confident that your animal enrichment devices are as clean as possible, helping to keep your animals calm and healthy.

Get the Most out of Vigor

Pair Vigor with the Enzyron Soaking Station for better precleaning!

Vigor works best when paired with the Enzyron Soaking Station, a simple to use system that powers through grime and helps you pre-clean better. Along with being effective soaking chemistries, our enzymatic detergents are so versatile that they can be sprayed or foamed as well.

Frequently Asked Questions

What applications does Vigor have around animal care facilities?

Vigor is a versatile cleaning solution that can be used in a variety of applications in animal care facilities. It is effective as a low foam spray, making it suitable for use on hard-to-reach surfaces and equipment. It can also be used in CIP (clean-in-place) systems, as well as in foam cleaning applications. In addition, Vigor can be used as a pre-treatment for automated washing machines, tunnel and rack washers, and other cleaning equipment. Its enzymatic formula is effective at breaking down biofilm and other contaminants, making it a valuable tool for keeping animal care facilities clean and hygienic.

How should Vigor be diluted?

Vigor should be diluted according to the level of soil or dirt present and the intended use. For heavy cleaning, a 1:10 dilution is recommended. For moderate soil load, a 1:32 dilution should be used. For light everyday cleaning, a 1:64 dilution is appropriate. For cage, wand, and rack washing, a 1:256 dilution is recommended, and for mopping of general areas, a 1:128 dilution is suggested.

Can Vigor be used to soak Aquatics caging?

Yes, Vigor can be used to soak aquatics caging in research facilities that specialize in zebrafish or other aquatic models. Its enzymatic formula is effective at breaking down biofilm and other contaminants, making it a useful tool for cleaning and maintaining the health of aquatic caging systems. As with any cleaning product, it is important to follow the recommended dilution guidelines and to follow normal SOPs for cage washing after soaking with Vigor.

What are the characteristics of Vigor?

Vigor is an enzymatic low foam spray that is a non-hazardous and biodegradable cleaner and effective at breaking down biofilm.

What are the Storage and Disposal Directions?

Store in a dry place no lower in temperature than 50°F or higher than 120°F. Nonrefillable container. Do not reuse or refill this container. Offer for recycling, if available.
Container disposal for Refill Spray Bottle: Do not reuse empty spray bottle except with refill bottle, otherwise discard in trash. Do not reuse empty refill bottle. Wrap refill bottle and discard in trash. Offer for recycling, if available.

What's an Enzymatic Cleaner?

An enzymatic cleaner is a type of cleaning solution that contains enzymes that help to break down soils at a neutral pH (typically pH 6-8). Enzymes in enzymatic cleaners, such as proteases, amylases, and lipases, are proteins that act as catalysts for reactions that break down various types of soils. Read more about the benefits of using enzymatic cleaners include on our Enzymatic Cleaners Topics Page.


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