Assist Enzyme Product FAQ
What is the make-up of Assist Enzyme Products?
It is a non-bacterial, extremely concentrated, readily
biodegradable solution deriving its efficacy through three
- A readily biodegradable blend of select surfactants
chosen for their comprehensive emulsification attributes
and relatively low order of mammalian and aquatic
- A concentrated, supplemented, mineral and
nutrient-rich extract derived from a carefully
- The incorporation of a broad-spectrum AA/protein
package from a proprietary fermentation of innocuous
What is the mechanism by which Assist Enzyme Products
The natural process of breaking down organic contaminant
involves a series of complex reactions. The Assist Enzyme
product naturally accelerates this process. An intricate
interplay between the active ingredients of enzymes and the
indigenous bacteria results in a dramatic increase in
respiration, as well as a reduction of organic contaminant (BOD,
COD, TSS, FOG, odor) depending on how the product is applied
and the friendliness of the environment in which it is used.
What is the function of the surfactant blend in Assist
The surfactant blend serves to emulsify the binders that
hold organic contaminants together. These surfactants modify
the surface tension of the liquid that entrains the
contaminant. This modification helps to break apart
contaminant particles into smaller pieces and produces more
surface area for the surfactant and enzymes to work on. This
enables the enzymes 1) to rapidly enhance the indigenous
bacteria to act upon (eat) these contaminants, and 2) to
allow these bacteria to replicate using minimum energy.
What is the function of the nutrient-rich extract in
Assist Enzyme Products?
Critical to the overall performance of the product, the
highly-concentrated, supplemented nutrient package plays a
pivotal role in product efficacy by providing the necessary
nutrients designed to “kick-start” the indigenous bacteria
population. Continued use of Assist Enzyme product insures
nutrient deficiencies will not inhibit the bacteria’s
on-going assault on problem contaminants.
What is the function of the brand-spectrum enzyme base
in Assist Enzyme Products?
In an environment supplemented by surfactants and
necessary nutrients, Assist’s diverse enzyme blend optimizes
and speeds up natural remediation. This diverse blend
immediately plugs in and begins cleaving the larger
contaminant carbon chains quickly, allowing them to be used
by bacteria as a readily digestible food source. This new
assimilable food source further excites the indigenous
bacteria to consume more, replicate faster and bring the
system in line. The whole process continues to fuel itself
without changing the extent or final result.
Why is there settled material at the bottom of Assist
Enzyme Product containers?
All Assist Enzyme Products are concentrated and contain
hundreds of organic compounds. Settling is perfectly natural
and will not affect the performance of the product. For best
results, mix products well before using.
What are the optimal storage conditions for Assist
Enzyme Products, and what is the expected shelf life?
It is best to store all Assist Enzymes Products at
ambient conditions or refrigerate. It is not recommended to
expose the product to prolonged temperatures above 120°F,
direct sunlight or to allow it to freeze. Shelf life of
enzymes is related to its storage conditions, but under
optimal conditions shelf life can exceed one year.
Refrigeration will prolong shelf like. Keep container
tightly closed when not in use.
What quality control is there for Assist Enzyme
All Assist Enzyme Products are manufactured in a
food-grade, state-of-the-art facility which strictly adheres
to the Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) including facility
design, sanitation, employee practices, material handling
and storage. These products are manufactured using
certified, natural high-quality raw ingredients. There may
be variations in product color from lot to lot due to the
How “SAFE” are Assist Enzyme Products?
*See the Assist Safety Data Sheet for more specific safety
How can Assist Enzyme Products work in so many
There are many different Assist Enzyme Product
formulations. Each formulation is designed specifically for
the different applications in which they are used – the one
commonality is that all remediation happens in the manner in
nature. Once the organic contaminant is exposed, the
degradation process is the same. With the help of enzymes
and the other additives in a specific formulation the
process can be accelerated. Regardless of the application,
out products are setting up an environment for the
indigenous or augmented bacteria to flourish, thus
shortening the remediation process considerably, and safely.
Who are Assist Enzyme Products sold to?
Manufacturers and custom
Why choose Assist Enzyme Products?
If you have a natural contaminant problem that needs
remediating, Assist Enzyme Products are the most valuable
long-term solution available. Benefits are:
- Cost-effective solutions that treat the heart of the
problem, ensuring long term success;
- Easy-to-use products that are not hazardous to
employees or equipment;
- Effective maintenance products which minimize upsets
without the negative environmental impact we have come
to expect from today’s generation of chemicals.