At Ecolink we believe there is no “silver bullet” replacement for the phase out of HCFC-141b. Therefore, we offer a broad range of 141b alternatives for your consideration — each with pros and cons. We present a summary of these options below.

Each of these Ecolink products may playa role in your HCFC-141b replacement strategy. We recommend consulting with Ecolink regarding your operations and applications before selecting an environmentally-preferred alternative.

In addition to the products shown below, we have several new technologies planned for release during 2001. Please contact us to discuss these Ecolink products and how they can be used to replace HCFC-141b.

PRODUCT PROS CONS
ECC

Environmentally Preferred Contact
Cleaner

Available in aerosol, Dries instantly,
Inexpensive, Extremely low toxicity, Safe on most plastics
Extremely flammable, VOC reportable
ECOLINK

3005 (A)

Ultra High Purity Contact and Precision Parts Cleaner

Non-flammable, fully
evaporative, zero VOC content, contains
NO HCFC 141b or CFC-113, dries
quickly, leaving no residue
NEED INFO
POSITRON

Ultra-High Purity Dielectric

Moderately fast drying, low residue,
low odor, excellent tox profile, non-hazardous
Dries more slowly than 141b, VOC reportable,
May require assisted drying
PREPTONE

Low VOC Handwipe Solvent

Dries instantly, Excellent solvency,
Very low VOC
Extremely flammable
PUROGEN

High Purity

d-Limonene Solvent

Extremely aggressive, moderately fast
drying
Dries more slowly than 141b, VOC reportable,
May require assisted drying
QED

Quick-Dry Critical Handwipe Solvent

Fast drying, low toxicity, Good solvency,
Safe on most plastics
Flashpoint of 105 deg F, VOC reportable
HYPERSOLVE™
TRIAGEN (A)

Metal Cleaner, Degreaser &
Flux, Industrial Metal Cleaner

Non- flammable aerosol, Fast drying,
Cleans like 141b
SNAP Status uncertain, Tox profile
similar to TCE

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