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Trial Number 0

Trial Purpose:

To evaluate supplied product for grease removal from floor surfaces following CSPA DCC 17

Date Run:

01/06/2015

Experiment Procedure:

Floor cleaning for the supplied product was tested using the CSPA DCC 17 - Greasy Soil Test Method for Evaluating Spray-and-Wipe Cleaners Used On Hard, Non-Glossy Surfaces standard. A few minor deviations from the standard were incorporated into the test conducted.
The Greasy Soil Test Method is a standard method that evaluates the cleaning performance of products intended for use on washable walls or other hard, non-glossy surfaces. This method provides instructions for soil application, cleaning and evaluation of spray-and-wipe cleaners under controlled cleaning conditions. This method can be used to assess product performance for cleaning a fabricated greasy soil blend applied to painted wallboard tiles. It is not inclusive of all soil or substrates typically encountered by a consumer while using these products.

Soil Preparation
A mixture of three cooking oils/greases was made. A melt blend of 33% vegetable shortening, 33% lard, 33% vegetable oil and 1% carbon lampblack was made up fresh for the testing. Care was taken in the application of the soil onto the coupons so that light and heavy areas were avoided. Allow the soiled tiles to dry for 24 hours at room temperature. The dirty weights were then taken before running.
Cleaning Test
Place a soiled tile in the tray of the abrasion tester such that the direction of the soiling is perpendicular to the direction of the sponge. In place of using a sponge and pouring solution into dish for application, products were applied to the coated surfaces using a 1 spray from manual spray pump and 1 sprays onto the reinforced Wypal X60 paper towel attached to the cleaning instrument. The cleaning was performed using Gardner Straightline washability unit and conducted for the prescribed 20 cycles. The coupons were allowed to sit and dry, then the clean weights were taken

Visual Test
After cleaning, each coupon was examined by the lab and ranked in terms of what was thought to look cleanest. The scale range used is from 0 to 100, where 100 is the highest level of cleaning and 0 is the lowest level.

ChemistriesEvaluated: 1166-150-A, 1166-150-B, 1166-150-C, 1166-150-D, 1166-150-E, 1166-150-F2

Trial Results:

Cycle 1 (4 Wipes)        
Cleaner Initial wt Final wt % Removed  
1166-150-A Ceramic 1.0935 0.2515 77 68.62
1166-150-A Ceramic 1.018 0.3863 62.05  
1166-150-A Ceramic 1.0477 0.3478 66.8  
         
1166-150-B Ceramic 1.0701 0.2596 75.74 71.39
1166-150-B Ceramic 1.076 0.3342 68.94  
1166-150-B Ceramic 1.0547 0.3219 69.48  
         
1166-150-C Ceramic 1.0034 0.2122 78.85 71.47
1166-150-C Ceramic 1.0789 0.2585 76.04  
1166-150-C Ceramic 1.0466 0.4237 59.52  
         
1166-150-D Ceramic 0.9941 0.1508 84.83 71.36
1166-150-D Ceramic 1.0189 0.3706 63.63  
1166-150-D Ceramic 1.0344 0.3557 65.61  
         
1166-150-E Ceramic 1.0281 0.1125 89.06 75.46
1166-150-E Ceramic 1.0328 0.3137 69.63  
1166-150-E Ceramic 1.0573 0.3415 67.7  
         
1166-150-F2 Ceramic 1.054 0.2254 78.61 66.81
1166-150-F2 Ceramic 1.0137 0.452 55.41  
1166-150-F2 Ceramic 1.0334 0.3471 66.41  
Cycle 2 (8 Wipes)        
Cleaner Initial wt Final wt % Removed  
1166-150-A Ceramic 1.0935 0.0504 95.39 89.66
1166-150-A Ceramic 1.018 0.0864 91.51  
1166-150-A Ceramic 1.0477 0.1876 82.09  
         
1166-150-B Ceramic 1.0701 0.0944 91.18 90.12
1166-150-B Ceramic 1.076 0.1098 89.8  
1166-150-B Ceramic 1.0547 0.1121 89.37  
         
1166-150-C Ceramic 1.0034 0.068 93.22 89.94
1166-150-C Ceramic 1.0789 0.0807 92.52  
1166-150-C Ceramic 1.0466 0.1667 84.07  
         
1166-150-D Ceramic 0.9941 0.0891 91.04 87.73
1166-150-D Ceramic 1.0189 0.1639 83.91  
1166-150-D Ceramic 1.0344 0.1218 88.23  
         
1166-150-E Ceramic 1.0281 0.0501 95.13 92.40
1166-150-E Ceramic 1.0328 0.0977 90.54  
1166-150-E Ceramic 1.0573 0.0896 91.53  
         
1166-150-F2 Ceramic 1.054 0.0664 93.7 89.30
1166-150-F2 Ceramic 1.0137 0.1407 86.12  
1166-150-F2 Ceramic 1.0334 0.1231 88.09  
Cycle 3 (12 Wipes)              
Cleaner Initial wt Final wt % Removed  
1166-150-A Ceramic 1.0935 0.0321 97.06 93.57
1166-150-A Ceramic 1.018 0.0673 93.39  
1166-150-A Ceramic 1.0477 0.102 90.26  
         
1166-150-B Ceramic 1.0701 0.0752 92.97 93.65
1166-150-B Ceramic 1.076 0.056 94.8  
1166-150-B Ceramic 1.0547 0.0719 93.18  
         
1166-150-C Ceramic 1.0034 0.0523 94.79 93.07
1166-150-C Ceramic 1.0789 0.046 95.74  
1166-150-C Ceramic 1.0466 0.1185 88.68  
         
1166-150-D Ceramic 0.9941 0.0372 96.26 94.59
1166-150-D Ceramic 1.0189 0.0601 94.1  
1166-150-D Ceramic 1.0344 0.0682 93.41  
         
1166-150-E Ceramic 1.0281 0.0312 96.97 94.76
1166-150-E Ceramic 1.0328 0.0614 94.05  
1166-150-E Ceramic 1.0573 0.0713 93.26  
         
1166-150-F2 Ceramic 1.054 0.0345 96.73 93.73
1166-150-F2 Ceramic 1.0137 0.0908 91.04  
1166-150-F2 Ceramic 1.0334 0.0681 93.41  
Cycle 4 (16 Wipes)              
Cleaner Initial wt Final wt % Removed  
1166-150-A Ceramic 1.0935 0.0241 97.8 95.01
1166-150-A Ceramic 1.018 0.0607 94.04  
1166-150-A Ceramic 1.0477 0.0714 93.19  
         
1166-150-B Ceramic 1.0701 0.0625 94.16 95.20
1166-150-B Ceramic 1.076 0.0398 96.3  
1166-150-B Ceramic 1.0547 0.0512 95.15  
         
1166-150-C Ceramic 1.0034 0.0493 95.09 94.17
1166-150-C Ceramic 1.0789 0.0339 96.86  
1166-150-C Ceramic 1.0466 0.0987 90.57  
         
1166-150-D Ceramic 0.9941 0.0272 97.26 96.18
1166-150-D Ceramic 1.0189 0.0399 96.08  
1166-150-D Ceramic 1.0344 0.0496 95.2  
         
1166-150-E Ceramic 1.0281 0.0265 97.42 96.36
1166-150-E Ceramic 1.0328 0.05 95.16  
1166-150-E Ceramic 1.0573 0.037 96.5  
         
1166-150-F2 Ceramic 1.054 0.0256 97.57 95.06
1166-150-F2 Ceramic 1.0137 0.0769 92.41  
1166-150-F2 Ceramic 1.0334 0.0497 95.19  
Cycle 5 (20 Wipes)              
Cleaner Initial wt Final wt % Removed  
1166-150-A Ceramic 1.0935 0.0191 98.25 95.56
1166-150-A Ceramic 1.018 0.0567 94.43  
1166-150-A Ceramic 1.0477 0.063 93.99  
         
1166-150-B Ceramic 1.0701 0.0496 95.36 96.15
1166-150-B Ceramic 1.076 0.0306 97.16  
1166-150-B Ceramic 1.0547 0.0428 95.94  
         
1166-150-C Ceramic 1.0034 0.0455 95.47 94.83
1166-150-C Ceramic 1.0789 0.03 97.22  
1166-150-C Ceramic 1.0466 0.0859 91.79  
         
1166-150-D Ceramic 0.9941 0.0198 98.01 96.86
1166-150-D Ceramic 1.0189 0.0348 96.58  
1166-150-D Ceramic 1.0344 0.0414 96  
         
1166-150-E Ceramic 1.0281 0.0229 97.77 97.43
1166-150-E Ceramic 1.0328 0.0325 96.85  
1166-150-E Ceramic 1.0573 0.0245 97.68  
         
1166-150-F2 Ceramic 1.054 0.0202 98.08 95.63
1166-150-F2 Ceramic 1.0137 0.0648 93.61  
1166-150-F2 Ceramic 1.0334 0.0497 95.19  
  Subs Visual Removal (%) Average  
 
Cleaners
1166-150-A Ceramic 95 98 96 96.3  
1166-150-A Ceramic 95 97 95 95.7  
1166-150-A Ceramic 96 98 96 96.7 96.2
1166-150-B Ceramic 93 96 94 94.3  
1166-150-B Ceramic 95 99 97 97  
1166-150-B Ceramic 96 99 97 97.3 96.2
1166-150-C Ceramic 92 99 94 95  
1166-150-C Ceramic 96 98 97 97  
1166-150-C Ceramic 97 99 97 97.7 96.6
1166-150-D Ceramic 95 98 97 96.7  
1166-150-D Ceramic 96 98 96 96.7  
1166-150-D Ceramic 97 98 97 97.3 96.9
1166-150-E Ceramic 96 99 96 97  
1166-150-E Ceramic 95 98 97 96.7  
1166-150-E Ceramic 98 98 99 98.3 97.3
1166-150-F2 Ceramic 97 97 96 96.7  
1166-150-F2 Ceramic 97 97 96 96.7  
1166-150-F2 Ceramic 98 97 96 97 96.8

Success Rating:

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

Conclusion:

All cleaners were effective. The cleaner 1166-150-C was least effective of the tested cleaners by removing 94.83% and cleaner 1166-150-E was the most effective removing 97.44%. Visually, all cleaners looked of the same cleanliness, but 1166-150-E looked the cleanest and was the most effective of the cleaners. Overall the percentage of removal was consistent with the visual average. These pictures have been included in a supplementary file.

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