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Toxics Use Reduction Institute




Surface Solutions Laboratory

Trial Report



Trial Number 235

(Client Number 153, Project Number 1)

Trial Purpose: Laboratory evaluations of alternative cleaning products

Date Run: 04/10/03

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: Cerdec magenta Ink CAS# 119-64-2, 65997-18-4, 1345-24-0, 20667-12-3

Trial Results


Success Rating
Lab evaluation based on vendor data.

Conclusion
Many coupons look as if they would be significantly cleaned with just wipe. The ink has been softened, lifted or dissolved to enhance removal. See triaal 236A for follow-up