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Toxics Use Reduction Institute




Surface Solutions Laboratory

Trial Report



Trial Number 230

(Client Number 153, Project Number 1)

Trial Purpose: Laboratory evaluations of alternative cleaning products

Date Run: 03/27/03

Experiment Procedure:
Cleaning: 5 min Immersion cleaning with stirbar agitation @ 120 F
Rinsing: 1/2 min, manual, in 102 F water (tap)
Drying : 1 min with heatgun @ 500F
Contaminant: Beeswax

Trial Results
Using immersion cleaning for five minutes resulted in four products removing all the beeswax, one removed 99% and the last product removed 85%.


Success Rating
Lab evaluation based on vendor data.

Conclusion
All products evaluated were found to be effective at removing the beeswax.