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Toxics Use Reduction Institute




Surface Solutions Laboratory

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Client Number 293 (General)


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Project Number 1



Summary: Using the laboratory's database for solvent cleaning substitution, the lab generated a list of products that have been used to replace TCE in adhesive removal. In addition, vendor supplied data was searched for the same parameters.

Test Objective: To replace the current hazardous chemical with a non hazardous one that works as well as the current.

Problems with Current Method: Uses hazardous solvent

Product Use: Parts to be assembled for dormatory furniture

Cleaning Chemicals: Trichloroethylene

Trial Number Date Run Purpose Success Rating
0 01/22/08 To generate a list of alternatives that can be used to manual clean plastic surfaces covered with various adhesives Technology Transfer.