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Toxics Use Reduction Institute




Surface Solutions Laboratory

Trial Report



Trial Number 275

(Client Number 153, Project Number 1)

Trial Purpose: Laboratory evaluations of alternative cleaning products

Date Run: 09/26/03

Experiment Procedure:
Five products were used at full strength, heated to 120 F on a hot plate. Fifteen preweighed coupons were coated with Oil - Benign B-5186 (64742-52-5, 9003-29-6, 3964-69-2, 63197-48-8) and allowed to dry over the weekend and reweighed. Three coupons were cleaned in each solution for 5 minutes using stir-bar-agitation, rinsed in a tap water bath for 15 seconds at 120 F and dried using air blow off for 30 seconds at 68 F. Coupons were allowed to dry for a half an hour and then reweighed a final time. Effeciencies were calculated.

Trial Results
Bio T Foam Plus was sprayed onto one of the three coupons at room temperature and alllowed to sit for 5 minutes. The cleaner was then wiped clean.


Success Rating
Lab evaluation based on vendor data.

Conclusion
AW Chesterton 278 Super Solv was the only effective cleaner at an efficiency rate of 95.81%.