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Toxics Use Reduction Institute




Surface Solutions Laboratory

Trial Report



Trial Number 355

(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
Maple-Water  SI #4   Peel Away #7   Safety peel   Force 9   Green   Strypeez
Coupon 1     60.4427   60.2981      60.8959       51.8549   50.6314   46.7046
Coupon 2     61.1458   59.4561      62.6948       57.9147   46.5050   51.2912
Coupon 3     55.5853   55.6925      50.6259       52.0897   54.4390   47.2881
Average      59.0579   58.4822      58.0722       53.9531   50.5251   48.4280
Std Dev       3.0278   2.4524        6.5111        3.4328    3.9681    2.4967


Success Rating
Lab evaluation based on vendor data.

Conclusion