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Toxics Use Reduction Institute




Surface Solutions Laboratory

Trial Report



Trial Number 363

(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
Poplar-Poly  SI #4   Peel Away #7   Safety peel   Force 9   Green     Strypeeze
Coupon 1     91.1666   89.2828      78.8900       72.8184   84.2553   86.2031
Coupon 2     91.9807   81.4715      80.2876       84.8510   78.1752   90.0130
Coupon 3     92.4190   92.9644      87.6561       76.7875   89.1632   81.4953
Average      91.8554   87.9062      82.2779       78.1523   83.8646   85.9038
Std Dev       0.6355    5.8688       4.7098        6.1313    5.5044    4.2667


Success Rating
Lab evaluation based on vendor data.

Conclusion