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Metal Cleaners and Corrosion Removers

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

Products that are designed to clean and remove grease, oil, dirt, stains, soils, and rust from metal surfaces through chemical action.

Guiding Principles
Contributes to meeting The Guiding Principles for Sustainable Federal Buildings
Additional Guidance

According to BioPreferred, stainless steel and metal cleaners are products that are used to clean and remove grease, oil, dirt, stains, soils on stainless steel and metal surfaces. Corrosion removers are products that are used to especially remove corrosion in metals such as rust.

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 Operations 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.