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Trichloroethylene Alternatives

TURI Lab Introduction and Case Studies

  TURI established the Surface Cleaning Laboratory, now known as the TURI Laboratory, to evaluate the effectiveness of cleaning chemistries and equipment. It offers free services to Massachusetts companies, including on-site walk throughs, laboratory testing, piloting, and on-site follow up assistance. Download file (9.89 MB)

Cleaner Solutions Database

  The TURI database links performance evaluations with specific testing parameters, matching performance with contaminant, substrate, equipment, current solvent, etc., based on the testing performed at the TURI lab. Environmental assessments are comprised of safety scores based on VOC, ODP, GWP, HMIS/NFPA, pH. These parameters are used to identify safer and effective products. See http://www.cleanersolutions.org/. Download file (3.33 MB)

EHS for TCE Alternatives

  Overview of Standard Hazard Criteria. Do TCE, Perc, and n-propyl bromide (nPB) have anything in common? EPA Information. Studies on nPB. Comprehensive Solutions from an EH&S perspective. Download file (1.69 MB)