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Toxics Use Reduction Institute




Surface Solutions Laboratory

Trial Report



Trial Number 441

(Client Number 153, Project Number 1)

Trial Purpose: removing glycerol off the surfaces of aluminum using non-toxic cleaning products

Date Run: 04/10/08

Experiment Procedure:
products were based on the compatibility of substrate and removal of foreign substance. Used 5% concentration and heated the samples at 135F. The coupons were immersed in a product for 5 minutes, rinsed for 30 seconds in tap water at 120F and dried in 30

Trial Results
Cleaner           Initial wt         Final wt                    % Removed
aquavantage 1400 GD
                  1.2310              0.0017                     99.86
                  0.9414              0.0201                     97.86
                  0.5861              0.0046                     99.21
amberclean L12
                  0.7922              0.0041                     99.48
                  1.2298              0.0060                     99.51
                  1.3167              0.0028                     99.79
seawash blue
                  1.3125              0.0029                     99.78
                  0.9267              0.0040                     99.57
                  1.1097              0.0016                     99.86
sc aircraft and metal cleaner
                  1.4087              0.0151                     98.93
                  1.6787              0.0356                     97.88
                  1.1869              0.0151                     98.73
NAB 9000
                  1.2635              0.0183                     98.55
                  1.2276              0.0161                     98.69
                  0.9019              0.0110                     98.78
resineater
                  0.8945              0.0365                     95.92
                  1.4951              0.0274                     98.17
                  1.2165              0.0322                     97.35


Success Rating
Lab evaluation based on vendor data.

Conclusion
All products has passed the passing rate of percentage of contaminant removal of 85% or better.