It seems like everywhere you turn you can find different soaps and solutions to clean individual items that you own. It could be the washing solution for your car, or the soap for your dishes. There is even many different kinds of detergents you can buy to wash your clothes.
Not only are the detergents unique to one another, but depending on what you're washing the proper temperature of the water can vary. It is similar in a healthcare facility, where different instruments and equipment require different cleaning solutions and a variance of ideal water temperature.
Be sure that before you begin washing instruments that you are reading the detergent manufacture IFU and that you are communicating with your department the specific methods of cleaning the instruments being reprocessed.
Monitoring the correct amount of detergent, water and temperature will help ensure that your department's instruments are being properly cleaned.