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Toxics Use Reduction Institute




Surface Solutions Laboratory

Trial Report



Trial Number 177

(Client Number 153, Project Number 1)

Trial Purpose: Laboratory evaluations of alternative cleaning products

Date Run: 02/12/02

Experiment Procedure:
Cleaning: 5 min. immersion cleaning with stirbar agitation at 120 F.
Rinsing : 1/2 min. manual with water at 120 F.
Drying : 1 min. with heat gun at 500 F.
Contaminant:
1. Coating: Paint-Nybco Designer colors-Contains-Toluene, xylene, acetone.
2. Oil: Nevastane- Safeguard 6- ELF-Lubricant, lubricating oil, Cas #: 64742-47-8, 8042-47-5, 9003-29-6.

Trial Results


Success Rating
Lab evaluation based on vendor data.

Conclusion
none of the cleaners were effective for the ink.