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Table of Results

Table of Results

Janitorial Product Evaluation for Environmentally Preferable Purchasing

Product Testing Summary

The performance scores below reflect the results of the tests conducted by the Toxic Use Reduction Institute's Surface Solution Laboratory (SSL) at University of Massachusetts Lowell for the cleaners specified.

The RFR required that the general purpose cleaners remove at least 80% of the soil and the bathroom cleaner remove at least 75% of the soil. The results and scoring significantly exceeded both requirements for all manufacturer product lines for all hard-surface cleaners tested.

Product Manufacturer Name
Product Brand Name
Dilution Ratio
Surface #1
Surface #2
Surface #3
Overall Score
Pass / Fail

GENERAL PURPPOSE

CLEANER

 

Ceramic

Plastic

Painted Steel

   
EnvirOx LLC H2Orange2 128:1 96.93 95.33 100.63 97.63 Pass
EnvirOx LLC Grout Safe 128:1 99.05 90.49 96.30 95.28 Pass
ECOgent Environmental ECOgent 64:1 87.84 91.31 100.63 93.43 Pass
Clean Environment Co. Super Orange 64:1 88.21 89.78 97.82 91.94 Pass
Rochester Midland Enviro Care 128:1 93.66 98.92 99.67 97.41 Pass
MD Stetson PC 101 512:1 86.86 92.60 98.20 92.55 Pass
Cleanline Products Super H202 128:1 91.26 94.30 98.15 94.57 Pass
Ramsey Company Freefall 64:1 89.15 98.78 99.72 95.88 Pass

BATHROOM

CLEANER

Fiberglass

Chrome

Ceramic

EnvirOx LLC H2Orange2 13:1 98.10 97.04 81.60 92.25 Pass
EnvirOx LLC Grout Safe 13:1 100.81 99.97 98.39 100.06 Pass
ECOgent Environmental Ecogent 17:1 91.64 94.62 94.78 93.68 Pass
Clean Environment Co. Basin/Tub/Tile 8:1 90.29 87.67 93.77 90.58 Pass
Rochester Midland Enviro Care 8:1 70.46 95.68 93.03 86.39 Pass
MD Stetson Lav Safe 64:1 95.95 86.38 98.06 93.46 Pass
Cleanline Products H202 25:1 93.06 91.00 91.54 91.86 Pass
Ramsey Company Freefall 64:1 99.50 91.22 98.24 96.32 Pass

GLASS

CLEANER

Glass

Chrome

EnvirOx LLC H2Orange2 128:1 95.47 99.82 N/A 97.64 Pass
EnvirOx LLC Grout Safe 128:1 101.5 73.22 N/A 87.14 Pass
ECOgent Environmental ECOgent 64:1 98.60 88.94 N/A 93.77 Pass
Clean Environment Co. Glass & Hard Surface 25:1 100.51 96.60 N/A 98.28 Pass
Rochester Midland Enviro Care 32:1 96.37 91.65 N/A 94.01 Pass
MD Stetson PC 101 512:1 96.03 100.53 N/A 98.56 Pass
Cleanline Products H202 256:1 99.17 86.26 N/A 92.72 Pass
Ramsey Company Freefall 256:1 96.87 96.93 N/A 96.90 Pass

CARPET

CLEANER

Dilution Ratio

Trial #1*

Visual / Meter Rank in 10

Trial #2*

Light Meter Final Rank

Pass /Fail

EnvirOx LLC H2Orange2 128:1 14.47 10 / 4 28.37 3 Pass
EnvirOx LLC Grout Safe 128:1 6.45 9 / 10 15.09 9 Pass
ECOgent Environmental Extractor 384:1 13.55 8 / 6 26.71 6 Pass
ECOgent Environmental Pad Cleaner 64:1 17.01 3 / 3 28.00 4 Pass
ECOgent Environmental Pre-Spray 20:1 24.39 2 / 2 34.03 2 Pass
Clean Environment Co. Carpet Extraction 128:1 10.78 5 / 9 21.42 8 Pass
Clean Environment Co. Traffic Lane RTU 12.85 6 / 8 13.96 10 Pass
MD Stetson PC 112 512:1 14.31 7 / 5 27.16 5 Pass
Cleanline Products H2O2 Citrus Conc. 25:1 27.32 1 / 1 46.90 1 Pass
Cleanline Products Super Citrus Conc. 12.5:1 13.52 4 / 7 24.04 7 Pass
Non-contract Vendor   640:1 8.33 N/A 15.75 N/A N/A
*Higher Trial figures signify cleaner carpet samples.

Test Results: The scores represent (1) the average percentage (%) of soil cleaned from the surfaces listed above for all-purpose, bathroom and glass cleaners with one application, completed in triplicate and (2) the average light meter readings for carpet cleaners with two applications, each completed in triplicate. In cases where the scores are in excess of 100%, the lab advises that this usually means the test coupons may have contained trace amounts of soil before applying the test soil, and that during the process the cleaning product removed everything. (Call the contractors or contact the lab for more details).

Dilution Ratio: Represents the estimated number of ounces of water to be added to one ounce of concentrated cleaning product.