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Trial Number 56

Trial Purpose:

To evaluate the effectiveness of Soft Scrub with Oxi in the removal of Hucker's Soil from various substrates.

Date Run:


Experiment Procedure:

A Soft scrub with Oxi solution was created by mixing 1 part Soft Scrub with 9 parts water. Then, 3 coupons of each substrate (ceramic, plastic, painted metal) were collected and initial weights were taken. Hucker's Soil (Creamy Peanut Butter, Salted Butter, Wheat gluten, Egg Yolk, Evaporated milk, DI water, Printer's ink with boiled linseed oil, India Ink, Saline Solution) was applied to each coupon and allowed to air dry for 2 hours. After the 2 hour dry time, the weights of the newly contaminated coupons were measured. All coupons were placed into a Gardner-scrub Abrasion Tester machine. Wypall cleaning cloths were attached to each of the 3 cleaning blocks used for the test. Each Wypall cloth and all coupons received 2 sprays of the Soft Scrub with Oxi solution and the Gardner-scrub Abrasion Tester was run for 20 repetitions, simulating 20 manual wipes. Once cleaning concluded, the cleaned coupons were allowed to air dry for 24 hours. After 24 hours, the weights of the cleaned coupons were measured. 

Trial Results:

Cleaner Substrate Initial wt of cont. Final wt of cont. %Cont Removed % AVG % Overall
Soft Scrub with Oxi Ceramic 0.4231 0.0056 98.68 96.57 96.16
0.4305 0.0182 95.77
0.5906 0.0217 96.33
Plastic 0.4419 0.0199 95.50 95.40
0.3988 0.0181 95.46
0.4922 0.0234 95.25
Painted Metal 0.4832 0.0060 98.76 96.52
0.4367 0.0190 95.65
0.5195 0.0252 95.15

Success Rating:

Results successful using TACT (time, agitation, concentration, and temperature, as well as rinsing and drying) and/or other cleaning chemistries examined.


Soft Scrub with Oxi was successful in the removal of Hucker's Soil from ceramic, plastic, and painted metal substrates. 

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