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Toxics Use Reduction Institute




Surface Solutions Laboratory

Trial Report



Trial Number 359

(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  Substrate
Pine-Oil   SI #4   Peel Away #7   Safety peel   Force 9   Green     Strypeeze
Coupon 1   99.0058   99.3072      95.4809       90.2410   99.8679   98.2880
Coupon 2   96.9507   87.5675      87.1807       86.1010   94.8563   96.7487
Coupon 3   93.4737   97.7367      89.9930       84.0008   92.9432   90.2346
Average    96.4767   94.8705      90.8849       86.7809   95.8891   95.0904
Std Dev     2.7964    6.3731       4.2214        3.1752    3.5760    4.2751


Success Rating
Lab evaluation based on vendor data.

Conclusion