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Asphalt and Tar Removers

Last Updated: 09/30/19 Click to see brand name products that meet these requirements

Cleaning agents designed to remove asphalt or tar from equipment, roads, or other surfaces.

Product Details
  • Federal agencies are required to purchase products as designated or specified under this program
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Guiding Principles
Contributes to meeting The Guiding Principles for High Performance and Sustainable Buildings
Additional Guidance

According to BioPreferred, asphalt and tar removers are cleaning agents designed to remove asphalt or tar from equipment, roads, or other surfaces.

BioPreferred maintains an electronic product catalog listing products that either 1. are eligible for preferred federal procurement, or 2. have earned the USDA Certified Biobased Product Label.

Potential LEED Contributions

This product may contribute* toward points in multiple LEED v4 rating systems, including areas required for LEED v4 building certification. Primarily, the credits will apply in the Building Opertaions and Maintenance (O+M) category. Specific credits are:

  • Indoor Environmental Quality
    • Green Cleaning Products & Materials
    • Low-Emitting Materials

* It is important to note that no products, individually or collectively, can guarantee a specific number of points for LEED Category credit. Each credit will need to be matched to the product by a certified professional.