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Toxics Use Reduction Institute




Surface Solutions Laboratory

Trial Report



Trial Number 357

(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 (60 min)
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
Oak-Poly   SI #4   Peel Away #7   Safety peel   Force 9   Green     Strypeeze
Coupon 1   86.9512   86.0754      83.3553       84.9254   83.3182   85.0163
Coupon 2   87.3653   88.6197      85.6929       81.7857   81.0939   81.2667
Coupon 3   84.3387   89.3977      83.9705       83.4524   80.3208   84.3750
Average    86.2184   88.0310      84.3396       83.3878   81.5776   83.5527
Std Dev     1.6409   1.7376        1.2117        1.5708    1.5562    2.0055


Success Rating
Lab evaluation based on vendor data.

Conclusion