Best way to clean cuvettes?

Pete bss3pk at
Wed Oct 23 05:39:21 EST 1996

>Matthew Parker (parker at wrote:
>> Hi, folks! Does anybody have any suggestions about a good way to clean
>> proteins out of quartz cuvettes? I have used concentrated nitric acid in
>> the past, and also 3M HCl/50% ethanol (which doesn't seem to work as
>> well, at least in my experience). Is there anything else that works well
>> (say, 50% nitric)?

We just use the high UV transmission disposable methacrylate cuvettes 


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