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Three products (Sea Wash 8, United 450 All Clear & Micro 90) removed over 96% of the soil. Only one, Micro 90, cleaned better than the client supplied product Lestoil. Additional testing was conducted to improve upon the effectiveness of the top products. Client has conducted pilot testing at facility and is continuing to perform material compatibility studies with new cleaning product.

Test Objective:

Determine best environmentally safe cleaner capable of cleaning simulated medical soil (Hucker's) from PVC substrate.

Product Use:

Reusable medical instrument
Trial Number Date Run Purpose Success Rating
0 02/27/2003 To evaluate alternative cleaners to supplied current cleaners for Hucker's Soil removal from plastic substrates. Results successful using TACT (time, agitation, concentration, and temperature, as well as rinsing and drying) and/or other cleaning chemistries examined.
1 02/28/2003 To use successful cleaners on supplied tubing with Hucker's Soil. A follow up test, usually based on company input.
2 03/04/2003 To modify cleaning parameters to improve cleaning efficiency A follow up test, usually based on company input.
3 03/13/2003 To identify components of residual remaining inside pvc tubing A cleanliness study, addressing only various analytical techniques.
4 03/13/2003 To evaluate two process modifications in an attempt to improve cleaning A follow up test, usually based on company input.