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Toxics Use Reduction Institute




Surface Solutions Laboratory

Trial Report



Trial Number 458

(Client Number 153, Project Number 1)

Trial Purpose: To test nontoxic industrial cleaning solution for oil removal.

Date Run: 11/04/08

Experiment Procedure:
Products were selected based in the compatibility of substrate and removal of foreign substance. Used 10% of concentration and heated the samples at 135 F. The coupons were inmersed in a product for 5 minutes, dried in 30 seconds using compressed air is room temperature.

The contaminated coupons were weighed again to determine the amount of soil added. After cleaning process the final weights were recorded, efficiencies were calculated and recorded.

Trial Results
Cleaner Initial wt   Final wt     % Removed
Kyzen Corporation , Optisol Op7432                        
        0.5136        0.4399        14.36
        0.3518        0.1498        57.42
        0.2410        0.0542        77.51
Kyzen Corporation , Optisol Op7168                        
        0.5370        0.2175        59.50
        0.3416       -0.0283       108.28
        0.3664       -0.0275       107.51
Brulin Corporation,Metalnox                        
        0.1288        0.0088        93.17
        0.1883        0.0096        94.90
        0.1045        0.0059        94.35


Success Rating
Lab evaluation based on vendor data.

Conclusion
The Optisol Op7432 cleaned better than the others.