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Toxics Use Reduction Institute




Surface Solutions Laboratory

Trial Report



Trial Number 303

(Client Number 153, Project Number 1)

Trial Purpose: Laboratory evaluations of alternative cleaning products

Date Run: 12/23/03

Experiment Procedure:
03-SS-GR-15-6-324 Four products were heated to 130 F on a hot plate and two products were used at full strength. Eighteen preweighed coupons were coated with Greese - Daubert Chemical Co Tectyl 891 Class I Cosmoline Grease (8052-41-3, 68918-64-4, 64742-65-0, 68608-26-4) and allowed to dry for a half an hour 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


Success Rating
Lab evaluation based on vendor data.

Conclusion
Only one product was effective at an efficiency rate of over 100%