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Toxics Use Reduction Institute




Surface Solutions Laboratory

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Client Number 320 (General)


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Project Number 1



Summary: Four of the five products tested as alternatives to hazardous cleaners removed over 90% of the sweet milk from the stainless steel coupons using manual wiping. The top performers will be tested on the equipment at the facility.

Test Objective: To evaluate CIP system to determine where safer chemicals can be used for cleaning dairy equipment.

Problems with Current Method: Hazardous chemicals

Purpose of Cleaning: Removing dairy residue between processing.

Product Use: Processing dairy products

Cleaning Chemicals: Sodium Hydroxide

Trial Number Date Run Purpose Success Rating
0 04/03/09 To identify possible cleaning products for dairy equipment cleaning Results successful using TACT (time, agitation, concentration, and temperature, as well as rinsing and drying) and/or other cleaning chemistries examined. 
1 04/10/09 To continue testing alternative cleaners for dairy processing equipment Results successful using TACT (time, agitation, concentration, and temperature, as well as rinsing and drying) and/or other cleaning chemistries examined. 
2 04/16/09 To continue evaluating possible cleaning alternatives for dairy equipment. Results successful using TACT (time, agitation, concentration, and temperature, as well as rinsing and drying) and/or other cleaning chemistries examined. 
3 04/17/09 To evaluate potential alternatives for dairy equipment using manual cleaning. Results successful using TACT (time, agitation, concentration, and temperature, as well as rinsing and drying) and/or other cleaning chemistries examined.