FSG 79 Cleaning Equipment and Supplies

Cleaning Equipment and Supplies
Supply Items Included in Federal Supply Group 79
POLISHER,FLOOR,ELECTRIC

A unit designed to polish, buff, scrub, and/or sand floors by a motor-driven brush(es) having separate attachments for each use. It may also be used to scrub rugs. It may be furnished with a water tank and necessary tubing for applying water to the scrubbing brush and/or a means of dispensing hot wax. See also POLISHER-SCRUBBER-VACUUM, FLOOR, ELECTRIC.

CARPET SWEEPER

Excludes electrically operated items.

BRUSH,POLISHER-SCRUBBER,FLOOR

A one piece disk shaped unit with a centrally located mounting hole and having a bristle, fiber and/or wire fill section extending from the disk parallel or nearly parallel to the axis of the mounting hole. It is not fitted with the necessary mounting plate, adapter or the like for assembly to a specific machine. It may be used with a POLISHER, FLOOR, ELECTRIC or a POLISHER-SCRUBBER-VACUUM, FLOOR, ELECTRIC.

POLISHER-SCRUBBER-VACUUM,FLOOR,ELECTRIC

A unit designed to polish, buff, scrub, and/or sand floors by a motor-driven brush(es) having separate attachments for each use. It is also equipped with either a separate motor-driven vacuum unit and a soilage bag for dry cleaning or with a motor-driven vacuum unit and cleaning fluid tanks for picking up and dispensing water. It may be furnished with a scouring powder dispenser and a separate motor-driven brush(es). See also POLISHER, FLOOR, ELECTRIC.

HOLDER,FLOOR POLISHING MACHINE PAD

An item designed to provide for the centering, holding and quick changing of a PAD, FLOOR POLISHING MACHINE.

PAD,FLOOR POLISHING MACHINE

A flat, circular disk or ring shaped mass of tangled, woven or matted steel wool, nylon web material, or the like, designed for use under the brushes of electric floor polishing and scrubbing machines of the disk type. The flat surface is the buffing surface. Excludes PAD, POLISHING AND RUBBING.

SCRUBBING MACHINE,FLOOR,ELECTRIC

A machine mounted on wheels with a handle for manual guiding. It is designed for wetting and scrubbing or wetting, scrubbing, and vacuum-drying floors. It consists essentially of an electric motor powered brush(es) with a clean water and detergent tank. It may also include a vacuum pick-up and drying system with a used water tank. The machine may be self-propelled or hand propelled. Excludes items designed for polishing or a combination of polishing and scrubbing. See also SCRUBBING MACHINE, PAVEMENT (as modified).

CLEANER,VACUUM,ELECTRIC

A mechanical cleaning device equipped with an electric motor which actuates impeller(s) or fan(s) and/or a revolving brush. The impeller(s) or fan(s) creates a vacuum within the housing, and with the aid of the revolving brush, when present, picks up dust and particles of dirt by suction and deposits them in a bag or tank type receptacle. Excludes BLOWER, ELECTRIC, PORTABLE without attachments for the purpose of picking up dust and particles of dirt by suction, and CLEANER, VACUUM, SELF-PROPELLED. See also CLEANER, VACUUM, PNEUMATIC.

CLEANER,VACUUM,PNEUMATIC

An air operated cleaning device, without moving parts for power operation, which picks up dust, particles of industrial scrap, liquids, and/or sludge, by suction and deposits them in a tank type receptacle.

BAG,VACUUM CLEANER

CLEANING TOOL SET,VACUUM CLEANER

A collection of two or more CLEANING TOOL ATTACHMENT, VACUUM CLEANER, such as suction nozzles and suction brushes required for different applications. The item may include extension tubes, connecting pieces, and the like.

FILTER,VACUUM CLEANER

A replaceable device designed to protect the motor of a vacuum cleaner. It consists of a crumpled paper stuffing or porous material which is surrounded with a plastic or metal frame.

CLEANING TOOL ATTACHMENT,VACUUM CLEANER

An item specifically designed for attaching to the end of a hose or wand of household and/or commercial vacuum cleaners. It may have integral brushes or spray jets. May be designed for particular cleaning functions on carpet, floor, wall and the like.

BLOWER-VACUUM,ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT,PORTABLE

A hand-held device consisting of a structural frame, fan and motor, with a stem or nozzle. It is used for removing dust and debris from electronic equipment highly sensitive to dust and static build up in fields. Excludes BLOWER, ELECTRIC, PORTABLE; CLEANER, VACUUM, ELECTRIC; CLEANER, VACUUM, PNEUMATIC, and BLOWER-VACUUM, PORTABLE.

TOWEL,PAPER

BROOM,UPRIGHT

An item designed for upright sweeping; the sweeping portion may be of broomcorn, bamboo, wire, vegetable or synthetic fibers, or combinations thereof. Generally designed with permanently attached handle. It may, however, be designed to accommodate a detachable handle and may or may not be furnished with the handle.

BROOM,PUSH

An item designed for push-type sweeping, with coarse bristles, such as rattan, bamboo, thick vegetable, or bristles of hair, hairlike synthetic fibers, wire or combinations thereof. It is usually designed to accommodate a detachable handle and may or may not be furnished with a handle.

BROOM,WHISK

BRUSH,WIRE,BUTCHER BLOCK

An item having a wire fill section made with flat steel wire inset in a wooden block. It is designed specifically for cleaning butchers' blocks, tops of food preparation tables, and the like.

BRUSH,WIRE,CASTING

An item having a wire fill section made with flat steel wire inset in a wooden block. It is designed specifically for removing dirt, scale, and rust from the surfaces of castings, forging, and the like.

BRUSH,WIRE,SCRATCH

An item having a wire fill section made with round wire inset in a wooden block which may have a handle. It is designed for removing loose paint, rust, and the like.

BRUSH,FILE CLEANER

BRUSH,CLEANING,TOOL AND PARTS

An item designed for cleaning and scrubbing tools and machine parts. It may have a chisel or rounded end handle.

BRUSH,DUSTING,PAINTER'S

BRUSH,DUSTING,BENCH

BRUSH,DUSTING,CEILING AND WALL

BRUSH,DUSTING,DRAFTSMAN'S

An item having one row of bristles.

BRUSH,DUSTING,MOLDER'S

BRUSH,DUSTING,OFFICE MACHINE

A fixed-handled brush designed primarily for dusting the keys of an office machine, such as an adding machine and the like.

BRUSH,DUSTING,RADIATOR

BRUSH,DUSTING,TELEPHONE TERMINAL

An item having a semicircular brush part with bristles inset on the outside of the arc, and a handle attached to the opposite surface at one end. It is used to brush dust and other accumulations from terminal levels of selector and connector banks in dial telephone systems.

BRUSH,DUSTING,WATCHMAKER'S

BRUSH,COFFEE URN

BRUSH,DRINKING TUBE

BRUSH,GAGE

BRUSH,INJECTOR CLEANING

BRUSH,PERCOLATOR

BRUSH,WIRE,IGNITION DISTRIBUTION CAP SOCKET

An item having a circular shaped wire fill section which is secured on a steel stem and attached to a wooden handle. It is designed specifically for cleaning and polishing sockets of ignition distribution caps.

BRUSH,PIPET

WRINGER,MOP

Does not include WRINGER AND BUCKET, MOP.

SQUEEGEE

An item consisting of a blade supported by a block or a single or double frame. May have a tapered hole or handle socket for insertion of a handle. It may or may not be furnished with a handle. It may also be furnished with a handle brace and channels. Excludes BLADE, SQUEEGEE.

BRUSH,WIRE,SCRAPER

An item having a wire fill brush part and an integral scraper.

BRUSH,SCRUB

A household cleaning device composed of hard bristles set into a normally rectangular block backing designed to be grasped by the hand. It is normally used with a cleansing agent (soap, detergent, etc.) and water for heavy cleaning that requires an abrasive action. Excludes power driven cleaning brushes and BRUSH, SURGICAL SCRUB.

BRUSH,BOTTLE AND BURET

BRUSH,TEST TUBE

BRUSH,CLEANING,AIRCRAFT

An item consisting of a drilled wood block with plant fibers inserted therein. It is used for washing aircraft. See also BRUSH, WINDOW.

BRUSH,WINDOW

An item consisting of a drilled wood block with horsehair, bristles, or synthetic fibers inserted therein. It is designed primarily for washing windows, but may be used for other purposes, such as for washing automobile bodies. See also BRUSH, CLEANING, AIRCRAFT.

BRUSH,SANITARY

An item designed for cleaning wash basins, toilet bowls, bedpans, and the like.

BRUSH,ACID SWABBING

BRUSH,WASHOUT,WATCHMAKER'S

BRUSH,SEAMING

An item having a single row of bristles, horsehair, and/or fibers. It is designed for use in pressing seams in clothing.

BRUSH,SPOTTING,DRY CLEANING

BRUSH,SHOE INKING

BRUSH,PLATER'S,HAND

An item composed of bristles, fiber, or wire attached to a straight, curved, or goblet shaped block with a handle. See also SWAB, POTASH, PLATER'S.

BRUSH,CHASSIS AND RUNNING GEAR

A device composed of fibers set in a suitable backing. Primarily used for the cleaning of vehicular chassis and running gear.

BRUSH,ENGINE CLEANING

A device composed of fibers and/or bristles set in a suitable backing, with or without handle. It is used for cleaning vehicular engines.

HANDLE,MOP

A handle consisting of a shaft made of metallic or nonmetallic material, attached to a metal frame, which is then attached to an implement made of absorbent material by a screw, spring lever, or clip. Excludes HANDLE (1), ACME THREADED END and HANDLE (1), CIRCULAR TAPERED END.

RAG,WIPING

A cloth item of irregular size and shape which has no value for the main purpose of manufacturing; usually obtained from discarded products such as clothing, household fabrics, and discards from textile and clothing manufacturing industries. Excludes hemmed type shop towels.

CLOTH,POLISHING

An item cut to a specific size from yard goods. It is generally made of medium or heavyweight flannels; velveteen is also used in smaller quantity for polishing silverware. Excludes CLOTH, CLEANING.

BRUSH,WIRE,TUBE

An item having a single stem, single spiral or a double stem, double spiral wire fill section. The wire fill is securely twisted in a stem wire which is extended to form a short handle. Excludes BRUSH, WIRE, BOILER TUBE.

TOWEL,MACHINERY WIPING

An item used for cleaning machinery and in manufacturing processes. It is made in an absorbent fabric, cut to a specific size, and overedged or hemmed. Excludes CLOTH, CLEANING.

BRUSH,PASTE

An item made to apply or spread a vegetable type adhesive. Excludes BRUSH, ADHESIVE.

BRUSH,FLASK

Does not include BRUSH, TEST TUBE and BRUSH, BOTTLE AND BURET.

CARGO SET,CLEANING

A group of individual items assembled primarily to provide all the equipment necessary for proper cleaning of holds and decks of ships or floors of piers, warehouses and wharves. A chest is provided for transporting and stowing.

CHEST,CLEANING CARGO SET

BRUSH,CLEANING,SPOKE

An item consisting of a short handle and bristle section. The bristle section is round and tapered. Designed for cleaning spoke wheels. See also BRUSH, CHASSIS AND RUNNING GEAR.

BRUSH,DUSTING,FINGERPRINT POWDER

BRUSH,DUSTING,LENS AND PHOTOGRAPHIC NEGATIVE

BRUSH,GOBLET

A cluster of bristles (hair, nylon or wire) mounted in a hub, hand or power-operated, used in cleaning and finishing the inside of hollow ware, such as goblets, pitchers, cups and the like. Excludes BRUSH, WIRE (as modified).

PAD,METAL POLISH IMPREGNATED

Cleans and polishes by solvent and mechanical action and deposits a protective film.

SCOURING BRICK

A rectangular block of fine abrasive material used for cleaning griddles and the like.

CLOTH,CLEANING

CLOTH, NONWOVEN cut to a specific size or provided in rolls that the user can cut to the desired size. It is generally used to perform dusting, wiping, washing and/or polishing operations and may be laundered for reuse. For woven fibers and yarns not held together by a binder, see WASTE MATTED YARNS. Exculdes TOWEL, MACHINERY WIPING, and CLOTH POLISHING.

BUCKET,MOP

A container having casters. It is designed to be used with a wringer for wet mopping operations. Excludes MOPPING OUTFIT, FLOOR. See also PAIL, UTILITY.

BRUSH SET,SHOE AND STOVE

APPLICATOR,WAX

An item for applying liquid wax to floors. It comprises a replaceable pad of cotton chenille or lamb's wool, attached to a wood or metal block. It may be furnished with a handle.

PAD,WAX APPLICATOR

BRUSH-SCRAPER-SQUEEGEE

An item consisting of a brush together with a scraper and squeegee attachment.

BLADE,SQUEEGEE

An item made of natural or synthetic rubber. It is straight or curved and can be securely fastened with nuts, bolts, and screws or secured by any mechanical means and/or clips for removal. Excludes SQUEEGEE.

BRUSH,ADHESIVE

BRUSH,SHOE AND STOVE

MOPPING OUTFIT,FLOOR

A manually operated combination of wringer(s), bucket(s) or tank with or without a truck used for wet mopping operations.

BRUSH,OVEN CLEANING

A brush and scraper combination used for cleaning the burned-on deposits from ovens.

BRUSH,VALVE CLEANING,STEAM KETTLE DRAIN

An item primarily designed for cleaning valves of steam kettles.

DUSTER,VENETIAN BLIND

An item composed of natural or synthetic material attached to a split-wire frame, straight, round, or rectanglar, which may be extended to form a handle. The head is dry-treated and used to remove dust from venetian blinds. The head may be washable and/or detachable. Excludes MOP, DUSTING.

HOLDER,SCOURING BRICK

An item consisting of a base with integral handle designed for clamping to a scouring brick. The base may be adjustable.

PAD,SCOURING

An item whose outer or working surface is fabricated into a rough texture, designed for the purpose of cleaning by friction and washing.

SCRAPER AND SQUEEGEE,VEHICLE WINDOW

An item designed to remove ice, snow, frost, or water from vehicular window glass. It consists of a scraper blade, a squeegee, a mounting frame, and a handle.

BRACE,FLOOR SWEEPING BRUSH

An item, usually made from sheet metal or flat metal strips. It is designed to securely hold and strengthen the handle when assembled into the brush block of the Floor Sweeping Brush. It is usually attached by clamping with a U-bolt and wing nuts, a spring tension device, or physically to the brush block with suitable fastening devices.

DISPENSER,SCRUB BRUSH

An item designed to be mounted on a wall to contain a limited quantity of scrub brushes which may be individually dispensed by activating a manually operated mechanism.

HANDLE,ACME THREADED END

MOP,SPONGE

An item composed of a replacable sponge, and fastened back plate that is usually equipped with a suitable type squeezing mechanism for extracting water or other liquids. It is furnished with a handle. Excludes MOP, WET.

MOP,WET

An item composed of cotton, or synthetic material which is affixed permanently to a handle (fixed handle type), or may be sewn together at the center across the material (detachable handle type), and furnished with a handle. It is primarily used for washing floors and decks. Excludes MOP, SPONGE, and MOP, DUSTING.

MOPHEAD,SPONGE

An item composed of a replacable sponge, and fastened back plate that may be equipped with a suitable type squeezing mechanism for extracting water or other liquids. It is not furnished with a handle. Excludes MOPHEAD, WET; and MOPHEAD, DUSTING.

MOP,DUSTING

An item composed of knitted-woven cotton, or synthetic material attached to a shaped frame, such as triangular or round. It is furnished with a handle. It is either dry or treated chemically for removing dust. Excludes MOP, SPONGE; and MOP, WET. See also DUSTER, VENITIAN BLIND.

MOPHEAD,DUSTING

An item composed of knitted-woven cotton, or synthetic material that attaches to a shaped frame, such as triangular or round. It is not furnished with a handle. Excludes MOPHEAD, SPONGE; and MOPHEAD, WET.

MOPHEAD,WET

An item composed of cotton or synthetic material, which may be sewn at the center across the width for attaching to a handle. It is not furnished with a handle. Used primarily for washing floor and decks. Excludes MOPHEAD, DUSTING; and MOPHEAD, SPONGE.

DUSTER,HOUSEKEEPING,UTILITY

An item composed of natural or synthetic material permanently entwined in twisted wire or detachable by means of a sleeve and ties. It may be straight, round, or rectangular shaped. It is either dry or oil-treated. Used to remove dust from furniture and the like. Includes feather duster. Excludes DUSTER, VENETIAN BLIND.

CLEANING YARN,PURIFIED

An item consisting of sorted, purified and specially treated spun cotton and /or a mixture of spun cotton and a small portion of staple fiber yarns. It is used for cleaning machines, engines, weapons, optical instruments and the like. It may be saturated with a cleaning solvent. Excludes WASTE,MATTED YARNS.

SWAB,TOILET BOWL

An item composed of a bit of sponge, cloth, cotton, fiber, or other suitable materials, attached to an accommodating handle, used for cleaning toilet bowl. Excludes SWAB, DISH, and BRUSH, SANITARY.

BRUSH SET,CLEANING,MEDICAL INSTRUMENT

A collection of items designed for use in the cleaning of most tubular instruments prior to sterilization.

SPONGE

An item with high absorbent qualities which is especially used for washing and cleaning. The item may be either naturally grown or consist of other materials.

BRUSH,CLEANING,MEDICAL INSTRUMENT

An item designed for use in cleaning various types of instruments. It may be used to insert into tubular instruments and curved tracheal tubes. Excludes BRUSH SET, CLEANING, MEDICAL INSTRUMENT.

ABSORBENT MATERIAL,SPILL CLEANUP

An item designed to control and absorb liquids, such as chemical fluids and organic solvents in the event of a spill. It is composed of various materials and is available in different sizes and formats. It may have a stiffening and/or mounting plate.

HANDLE,CIRCULAR

BRUSH,DISHWASHING

An item consisting of a short handle and bristle section. It is specifically designed for hand dishwashing.

SCRAPER,VEHICLE WINDOW

An item designed to remove ice, snow, frost, or water from vehicular window glass. It may consist of a scraper blade, squeegee, a mounting frame, a brush, and a handle. Excludes: SCRAPER AND SQUEEGEE,VEHICLE WINDOW.

CLEANING SOLUTION,PORCELAIN

An item formulated for removing stubborn rust, dirt and grime, soap scum, and water stains from porcelain, ceramic tile, and the like. May be used on such surfaces as bath tubs, bathroom tile, drinking fountains, refrigerators, sinks, toilet bowls and the like. Excludes items identified by specific chemical names.

GLASS CLEANER

Excludes CLEANING COMPOUND, OPTICAL LENS.

STARCH,LAUNDRY

CLEANING COMPOUND,MASONRY SURFACES

An item compounded for use in removing dirt and grease from stone, brick and concrete surfaces. For items of a single specific chemical, use the specific chemical name.

POLISH,FURNITURE

POLISH,SHOE

See also SHOE ENAMEL, SOLE AND HEEL EDGE.

POLISH,GLASS

A preparation containing an abrasive such as chalk compounded primarily to clean and polish glass and leave a thin waxlike film on the surface thereof.

POLISH,STOVE

POLISH,METAL

A preparation with or without finely divided abrasive suitable for removing tarnish from brass, nickel, copper, and other bright metalwork and capable of producing a lustre thereon. Excludes METAL CLEANER AND RUST REMOVER and METAL CLEANER, SILICATE-SOAP.

BLUING,LAUNDRY

SOUR,LAUNDRY

A mild acid solution used in laundries, in process of bleaching to neutralize alkali.

SWEEPING COMPOUND

A compound composed of varying combinations of sawdust, sand, asbestos, chemicals, oil, or wax. It is designed to be broadcast on wooden, metal, or other types of floors to retard dust during sweeping of the floor. Excludes ABSORBENT MATERIAL, OIL AND WATER.

CLEANING COMPOUND,BAKING PAN

A cleaner of nonspecific chemicals, and containing no abrasive materials. It is specifically compounded to remove burnt particles from baking pan(s) while leaving no residue which would be detrimental to the food products to be baked in the pan(s). Does not include items known by specific chemical names, and CLEANING COMPOUND, SOLVENT.

CLEANING COMPOUND,TOILET BOWL

A cleaner compounded especially for removing stains from a toilet bowl by chemical action.

CLEANING COMPOUND,RUG AND UPHOLSTERY SURFACE

A compound designed for cleaning upholstery and to permit the cleaning of rugs without removing the rugs from the floor.

DETERGENT,LAUNDRY

A cleaner of nonspecific chemicals consisting essentially of organic detergents other than fatty acid soaps, in any form. It is designed to remove stain and grime from fabrics during washing. Excludes DISHWASHING COMPOUND (as modified).

DISHWASHING COMPOUND,HAND

A cleaner in any form formulated specifically for hand dishwashing.

DISHWASHING COMPOUND,MACHINE

A cleaner of nonspecific chemicals consisting essentially of organic detergents other than fatty acid soaps, in any form, formulated specifically for use in automatic dishwashing machines. It may be used for other dishwashing methods. See also SOAP, DISHWASHING MACHINE.

POLISH,AUTOMOBILE

A polishing media which may contain wax with abrasive additives such as silicone, compounded primarily for use on automobile surfaces. Does not include WAX, AUTOMOBILE.

POLISH,PLASTIC

A preparation containing an abrasive compounded to remove slight scratches and polish plastic items such as acrylic plastic.

REMOVER,WATER EMULSION TYPE FLOOR WAX

A concentrate designed for use in removing old wax from asphalt tile, rubber tile, linoleum, and the like. It has no deleterious effect to the floors on which it is used.

SOAP,FLOOR

A neutral vegetable or fatty acid soap cleaner in paste or liquid form, having a low caustic content. It is compounded primarily for all floors, except rubber flooring.

SOAP,DISHWASHING MACHINE

A fatty acid soap cleaner formulated specifically for use in automatic dishwashing machines. It may be used for other dishwashing methods.

SOAP,HARNESS,BLACK

Excludes SOAP, SADDLE.

SOAP,SADDLE

Excludes SOAP, HARNESS, BLACK.

SOAP,SCRUBBING,ALKALINE

A general purpose fatty acid soap containing alkaline salts. It is not intended for use on fabrics.

SOAP,WET CLEANING

A soap for wet cleaning fabrics which are normally dry cleaned.

WAX,AIRCRAFT

An item used on the outside surfaces of an aircraft to enhance its initial speed and to protect the surface finish.

WAX,AUTOMOBILE

A preparation with additives other than abrasives. It is compounded primarily for use on automobile surfaces. Does not include POLISH, AUTOMOBILE. See also WAX, UTILITY, SOLVENT TYPE.

WAX,UTILITY,SOLVENT TYPE

A preparation containing wax as the principal ingredient with some organic solvent(s) as the carrier or vehicle. It is designed for use on furniture, painted surfaces, and unsealed wooden floors. It is not designed for use on composition floors, such as rubber, asphalt, vinyl tile, and linoleum. See also WAX, FLOOR, WATER EMULSION TYPE; and FINISH, FLOOR, NONBUFFING.

SCOURING POWDER

A cleaner in powder form, containing insoluble siliceous (abrasive) materials. It may or may not contain a detergent. Primarily designed to remove stains from porcelain enameled surfaces, pans, and the like. Excludes CLEANING COMPOUND, TOILET BOWL; and METAL CLEANER, SILICATE-SOAP. See also SOAP, SCOURING.

DETERGENT,DRY CLEANING SOLVENT

A cleaner consisting essentially of organic detergents, other than fatty acid soaps, generally in liquid form, to be added to hydrocarbons or chlorinated solvents for cleaning fabrics.

SOAP,DRY CLEANING SOLVENT

A fatty acid soap cleaner generally in liquid form, to be added to hydrocarbons or chlorinated solvents for cleaning fabrics.

SOAP,LAUNDRY

A general purpose, fatty acid soap cleaner free from insoluble siliceous materials and carbonates. It may be supplied in flake, granulated (powder), or bar form. It may contain rosins and/or naphtha. Excludes SOAP, FLOOR.

CLEANING AND POLISHING COMPOUND,FLOOR

An item consisting of detergent(s), neutral soap(s), and wax(es), designed primarily for use on floors. It may also be used on walls, woodwork, furniture, and the like.

WAX,FLOOR,WATER EMULSION TYPE

A preparation containing wax as the principal ingredient with water as the principal carrier or vehicle. It is designed for use on composition floors, such as rubber, asphalt, vinyl tile, and linoleum. It can also contain ingredients to provide slip-resistance. See also WAX, UTILITY, SOLVENT TYPE; and FINISH, FLOOR, NONBUFFING.

SOAP,SCOURING

A cleaner in bar form containing insoluble siliceous materials. See also SCOURING POWDER; and SOAP, GRIT.

CLEANING COMPOUND,SOLVENT-DETERGENT

A compound formulated with ingredients that clean by solvent and detergent action. It may contain a deodorant, disinfectant and/or an insecticide. It is used for removing oily dirt, tar, waxes and greases from finished surfaces, metal, linoleum, ceramics, plastics, and the like. Excludes CLEANING COMPOUND, SOLVENT and those items which clean solely by detergent action.

ALKALI,LAUNDRY

Excludes CLEANING COMPOUND, ALKALI, FERROUS SURFACE.

STAIN REMOVER,TABLEWARE

A nonspecific chemical compound prepared to remove coffee, tea, and fruit stains from plastic and china tableware and from coffee urns, except those made of aluminum.

DUST MOP TREATING COMPOUND

A fluid of nonspecific chemical composition which is formulated specifically for application to dust mops to enhance their dust-gathering properties. It may also be used on dust cloths and sweeping mops.

DETERGENT,UTILITY

A cleaner of nonspecific chemicals compounded for the general removal of grime, dirt, and/or grease, oil, rust preventive compounds, and the like. It contains no wax to impart a polished finish and no abrasive materials. Do not use if a more specific name can be found in Cataloging Handbook H6, Section A. Excludes SOAP (as modified). See also CLEANING COMPOUND (as modified); and WETTING AGENT.

RINSE ADDITIVE,DISHWASHING

A concentrate of nonspecific chemical composition formulated to be added to the rinse water to promote rapid drying and prevent formation of soap or detergent film on the articles washed.

RINSE ADDITIVE,LAUNDRY

A concentrate of nonspecific chemical composition formulated to be added to the rinse water to promote drying, reduce static and make the garments soft and wrinkle free. Excludes RINSE ADDITIVE, DISHWASHING.

CLEANING COMPOUND,SEPTIC TANK

A free flowing substance designed to dissolve by enzymatic action, organic waste such as hair, fibers, cotton, sludge, greases and fats for removal from a septic tank.

CLEANING COMPOUND,HARD SURFACE-FLOOR

A heavy duty cleaning compound having low sudsing characteristics and suitable wetting agents for cleaning terrazzo, travertine, marble, and ceramic tile, and for removal of heavy deposits of oil, grease, and soil in shops, garages, hangars, and ramps.

CLEANING COMPOUND,AUTOMOBILE

A compound designed to remove dull oxidized paint, tar, and road film deposits prior to the application of a wax.

ABSORBENT MATERIAL,OIL AND WATER

A substance used to absorb grease, oil, or oil and water mixtures from the floors of garages, machine shops, and the like. It does not contain any organic or foreign matter. Excludes SWEEPING COMPOUND.

WAXING AND CLEANING COMPOUND,IRONER

A compound of nonspecific composition with solvents, detergents, wax lubricants, with or without antistatic agents, designed for cleaning and lubricating laundry flatwork ironer equipment.

SOAP,LAUNDRY,BUILT

Any soap product to which cleaning ability has been improved by the addition of such typical builders as phosphates, silicates, alkalies, and carbonates. Such additives as bleaches, CMC (carboxy-methyl cellulose), and optical brighteners are generally included in the term "builders".

WASH ADDITIVE,LAUNDRY

A mixture of nonspecific chemicals added to wash water in the laundering process to impart and perform various functions, such as soap builders, optical whiteners, suspending agents, alkalies, or the like. Excludes ALKALI, LAUNDRY and SOUR, LAUNDRY.

CLEANING COMPOUND,LINOLEUM-TOPPED DESK

A special purpose cleaning compound for use only on linoleum-topped desks for the removal of ink, carbon paper stains, and other deeply imbedded stains not removed by a detergent type cleaner.

CLEANING COMPOUND,OVEN

An inorganic highly alkaline material with or without degreasing solvents. Excludes CLEANING COMPOUND, SOLVENT-DETERGENT.

REMOVER,NONBUFFING FLOOR POLISH

A nonspecific chemical compound used for removing nonbuffing floor polishes.

REMOVER,FLOOR POLISH

A specific chemical formulation for removing resin type floor polish and wax.

FINISH,FLOOR,NONBUFFING

A polymeric compound preparation, compounded of synthetic or nonsynthetic ingredients, generally excluding wax, designed to provide a protective coating and polish or shine on floors. It provides great durability, low dirt retention, and slip-resistance. It is designed for use on composition floors, such as rubber, asphalt, vinyl tile, or linoleum. It may also be used on well-sealed wooden floors. Excludes WAX, UTILITY, SOLVENT TYPE; and WAX, FLOOR, WATER EMULSION TYPE.

RINSE ADDITIVE AND SOUR,LAUNDRY

An item to be added to the final rinse, formulated of a fabric softener to promote drying, reduce static, and make garments soft and wrinkle free, and a sour additive to neutralize residual alkali or decompose residual hypochlorite bleach. Excludes RINSE ADDITIVE, DISHWASHING; RINSE ADDITIVE, LAUNDRY; and SOUR, LAUNDRY.

CLEANING AND DETARNISHING COMPOUND,SILVERWARE

An item of nonspecific chemical composition for use in water as a presoak, to loosen food particles from silverware (and plasticware), and as a detarnisher of the silverware. Not for use on aluminum.

STAIN REMOVER,UTILITY

An item of nonspecific chemical composition formulated to remove biological and chemical stains from skin, glassware, laboratory equipment, and the like. Excludes STAIN REMOVER, TABLEWARE and SPOT REMOVER.

CLEANING COMPOUND,CHEMICAL VAPOR STERILIZER CHAMBER

A mild alkaline base compound specifically designed to remove dirt and grime from the inside compartment of dental sterilizer equipment.

CLEANING COMPOUND,ULTRASONIC

A compound which may be some combination of detergents and solvents expecially to be used in a CLEANER, ULTRASONIC. Excludes CLEANING COMPOUND, ULTRASONINC, DENTAL.

DUST REMOVER,COMPRESSED GAS

A can or cylinder, which may have a hose or nozzle, used to blow particles from watches, cameras, electronics, and the like.

DUST REMOVER,MANUAL

A bulb or syringe type item used to blow particles from watches, cameras, electronics, and the like.

CLEANING AND LUBRICATING COMPOUND,CONVEYORS

A solution of detergent and lubricant designed to clean and lubricate chains, belts, sets of rollers, and the like. Excludes CLEANING AND LUBRICATING COMPOUND, ELECTRICAL CONTACT.

TOWELETTE,SODIUM HYPOCHLORITE SOLUTION IMPREGNATED

An item used for wiping environmental surfaces and patient care equipment.

TOWELETTE,CLEANING

A disposable piece of material moistened with a solvent-detergent, and used to clean surfaces of dust, dirt, grease, and the like.It may have antistatic or some disinfecting ingredients, but excludes disinfecting towelettes and items for cleaning skin.

CLEANER,INDUSTRIAL,MULTI PURPOSE

A liquid degreasing basic product without any solvents containing more than 70% of water and detergents. It is biodegradable and does not contain toxic or harmful materials. The scope of its applications includes vehicles, buildings, work-shops and aircrafts. For solvent containing items see: CLEANING COMPOUND, SOLVENT-DETERGENT (18241).