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Toxics Use Reduction Institute




Surface Solutions Laboratory

Trial Report



Trial Number 361

(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 Product
Pine-Water SI #4   Peel Away #7   Safety peel   Force 9   Green     Strypeeze
Coupon 1   58.2961   57.1698      60.3454       59.1868   63.0217   49.1995
Coupon 2   63.0060   57.6636      58.5592       58.6957   68.7168   64.9469
Coupon 3   56.9638   59.3966      57.7227       65.6354   64.1416   54.5042
Average    59.4220   58.0767      58.8758       61.1726   65.2934   56.2169
Std Dev     3.1745    1.1694       1.3397        3.8727    3.0172   8.0122


Success Rating
Lab evaluation based on vendor data.

Conclusion