Kimwipes

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Kimwipes

Description

[Kimtech Science, formerly Kimberly-Clark Inc, Georgia] A registered trademark for a series of single-ply disposable wiping cloths. Kimwipes are advertised as low-lint, low-extractable, wipes made from 100% virgin fibers that can pick up and hold oil dust and liquids without scratching surfaces or leaving residue. The wipes Kimwipes EX-L contain an anti-static coating.

Synonyms and Related Terms

Kimwipes EX-L; Kim Wipes; task wipes

Applications

  • Useful in the cleaning of a variety of materials with delicate surfaces in laboratories such as glassware, slides, pipettes, and other laboratory instruments.

Personal Risks

Information Sheet: Kimwipes

Collection Risks

Physical and Chemical Properties

Working Properties

Store at room temperature, avoid humidity and keep out of extreme heat. (VWR website link)

Forms and Sizes

  • 1-ply (8.4” x 4.4”, 11.8” x 11.8”, 16.6” x 14.7”)
  • 2-ply (11.8” x 11.8”, 16.6” x 14.7”)
  • 3-ply (11.8” x 11.8”)

Resources and Citations

  • Kimberly-Clark Professional Website
  • Rio Lopez, contributed information, MWG group, 2020.