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Trial Number 0

Trial Purpose:

To evaluate the effectiveness products at reducing odor on practice jerseys.

Date Run:

11/13/2019

Experiment Procedure:

A total of six penny jerseys were laid out. Five penny jerseys were treated with sprays while the remaining penny jersey was used as a control. The five penny jerseys that were sprayed, were each sprayed once with its own respective cleaner. An initial odor rating was then taken using a panel of three evaluators according to the rating system (see below). The penny jerseys were then rated after Day 1, 2, and 5. 

Rating key:
1 Severe Malodor
2 Noticeable Malodor
3 No Malodor

Trial Results:

Cleaner Treatment Panelist 1 Panelist 2 Panelist 3 Average Overall Average
Control Initial Untreated 1 1 0 0.7 1.00
Day 1 Untreated 2 1 1 1.3
Day 2 Untreated 2 1 1 1.3
Day 5 Untreated 1 0 1 0.7
1 Initial Spray 2 2 2 2.0 1.63
Day 1 Untreated 2 2 2 2.0
Day 2 Untreated 1 1 1 1.0
Day 5 Untreated 2 1.5 1 1.5
2 Initial Spray 1 0 1 0.7 1.13
Day 1 Untreated 2 2 1 1.7
Day 2 Untreated 2 2 1.5 1.8
Day 5 Untreated 1 0 0 0.3
3 Initial Spray 2 1 1.5 1.5 0.92
Day 1 Untreated 1 1 1 1.0
Day 2 Untreated 1 1 0.5 0.8
Day 5 Untreated 0 1 0 0.3
4 Initial Spray 0 1 1 0.7 1.58
Day 1 Untreated 2 2 2 2.0
Day 2 Untreated 2 2 2 2.0
Day 5 Untreated 2 2 1 1.7
5 Initial Spray 2.5 2..5 2 2.3 2.19
Day 1 Untreated 2.5 2.5 2 2.3
Day 2 Untreated 2 2.5 2 2.2
Day 5 Untreated 2 2 2 2.0
Average Scores
  Initial Treatment Day 1 Untreated Day 2 Untreated Day 5 Untreated
Febreze Spring & Renewal 2.0 2.0 1.0 1.5
Clorox Scentiva Multi-Use Hawaiian Sunshine 0.7 1.7 1.8 0.3
Clorox Scentiva Brazilian Blossoms 1.5 1.0 0.8 0.3
Clorox Scentiva Pacific Breeze Coconut 0.7 2.0 2.0 1.7
Clorox Scentiva Tuscan Lavender Jasmine 2.3 2.3 2.2 2.0
Differences of Average Scores Between Tests
  Initial Treatment Day 1 Untreated Day 2 Untreated Day 5 Untreated
Febreze Spring & Renewal 0 0 -1.0 +0.5
Clorox Scentiva Multi-Use Hawaiian Sunshine 0 +1.0 +0.1 -1.5
Clorox Scentiva Brazilian Blossoms 0 -0.5 -0.2 -0.5
Clorox Scentiva Pacific Breeze Coconut 0 +1.3 0 -0.3
Clorox Scentiva Tuscan Lavender Jasmine 0 0 -0.1 -0.2
Product Name Original Rating Day 1 Rating Day 2 Rating Final Rating Overall Difference
Febreze Spring & Renewal 2 2.0 1.0 1.5 -0.5
Clorox Scentiva Multi-Use Hawaiian Sunshine 0.7 1.7 1.8 0.3 -0.4
Clorox Scentiva Brazilian Blossoms 1.5 1 0.8 0.3 -1.2
Clorox Scentiva Pacific Breeze Coconut 0.7 2.0 2.0 1.7 +1.0
Clorox Scentiva Tuscan Lavender Jasmine 2.3 2.3 2.2 2.0 -0.3

Success Rating:

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

Conclusion:

Clorox Scentiva Pacific Breeze Coconut was shown to be the most effective over time as the odor rating increased from the original by 1.0. Febreze Spring & Renewal and Clorox Scentiva Multi-Use Hawaiian Sunshine were shown to be similarly effective as they reduced the original rating by -0.5 and -0.4 respectively. Clorox Scentiva Tuscan Lavender Jasmine remained constant in odor over the rating period with the original rating only being reduced by -0.3. Clorox Scentiva Brazilian Blossoms was shown to be the least effective in maintaining a good rating with an overall difference of -1.2.

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