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Toxics Use Reduction Institute




Surface Solutions Laboratory

Trial Report



Trial Number 354

(Client Number 153, Project Number 1)

Trial Purpose: Laboratory evaluations of alternative cleaning products

Date Run: 06/01/03

Experiment Procedure:
Cleaning: Brush on gel/paste strippers in one thick coat.
Run Time: Let sit 1 hour (60min )
Removal: manual scrape with plastic spatula/scraper (home depot general paint scraper)
Drying: 72 hour dry time to allow for evaporation of strippers from wood.

Trial Results
03-WD-PA-6-
Wood-Paint Products
Maple-Poly   SI #4    Peel Away #7  Safety peel   Force 9   Green   Strypeez
Coupon 1     85.1003  83.6636       83.3204       79.6402   85.3175  82.6650
Coupon 2     90.3545  82.7592       85.3441       87.8990   78.2413  86.2771
Coupon 3     84.7103  86.8383       81.0828       85.2147   84.5592  84.1273
Average      86.7217  84.4204       83.2491       84.2513   82.7060  84.3565
Std Dev       3.152    2.1422        2.1315        4.2129    3.8851   1.8169


Success Rating
Lab evaluation based on vendor data.

Conclusion