Removing Alginate and Gypsum from Impression Trays Introducing a new product from Whip Mix Have you Heard? There’s a New tray cleaner available from Whip Mix called Green Envy pH neutral Gentle to the skin, biodegradable, environmentally friendly, non corrosive Ease of Use Dissolves alginate and plaster residue Container Size Larger 2.2 lb jar provides cleaning for more than 500 trays Fresh Aroma Pleasant light citrus aroma Green Envy Tray Cleaner • Green Envy tray cleaner removes alginate and gypsum from impression trays naturally – pH neutral What does this mean? Safety Concerns • Many cleaning supplies have active ingredients that help remove residue from surfaces. • Active ingredients such as sodium carbonate may cause burns and be irritating to the eyes. • Prolonged immersion of metal trays in active ingredients may cause some corrosion. Hazardous Concerns • Shipping of hazardous materials requires special precautions. • When hazardous materials are released into natural water ways, they can be toxic for animals and aquatic life. pH Neutral Cleaners • A pH that is neutral means that the pH is balanced and is not alkaline (base) or acidic. Acidic • pH neutral is around 7 on the pH scale. • A pH neutral cleaning product is gentler on the skin and safer for employees. Base Environmentally Friendly • pH neutral cleaners are biodegradable and environmentally friendly. • Biodegradable is defined as any organic material that can be broken down by microorganisms into simpler, more stable compounds. • Biodegradable products decompose in the environment quickly without polluting. Other Views • According to neutralcleaning.com, an environmentally friendly product should be pH neutral, organic, and biodegradable. All ingredients should be (GRAS) generally recognized as safe, non-hazardous and non-corrosive. A properly formulated cleaning product will minimize the user’s health exposure, utilize minimal amounts of water and minimize the overall impact on the environment. Benefits of Safe Cleaners • Fewer adverse health effects from toxic compounds. • Fewer hazards in the municipal solid waste stream. • Less ecosystem destruction from persistent chemicals. Go Green with Envy • Green Envy tray cleaner is gentle to the skin and biodegradable – safer for the skin and safer for the environment • Gentle cleaning will not cause corrosion to metal instruments • Green Envy tray cleaner does not contain toxic compounds that pose a risk to users What Does All This Mean? Products should be GRAS, which stands for: A. Gentle, resourceful, and safe B. Generating revenue and sales C. Generally recognized as safe D. Good reasons, All Seasons Green Envy Tray Cleaner • Green Envy tray cleaner dissolves the alginate and plaster residue – interacts instead of reacts with soils and surfaces – breaking down the microorganisms into a simpler, more stable compound • No need to scrap or scour Easy on You; Easy on Instruments 1. Mix 2 scoops of Green Envy tray cleaner in 2 cups (16 oz) of lukewarm water 2. Immerse instruments for 15 – 30 minutes 3. Rinse or brush off with warm water Go Green with Envy • The larger 2.2 lb jar provides cleaning for more than 500 trays (leading competitor offers half the size and may be hazardous and corrosive) • The only thing left behind after using this pH neutral, biodegradable product is a fresh, light citrus aroma How Can We Clean Safely? Tray cleaners safely clean by: A. Eating away the residue organisms B. Breaking down the residue organisms C. Scaring off the residue organisms D. Brushing away the residue organisms How To Order • Green Envy tray cleaner is available through your favorite Dental Dealer • Call Whip Mix and we will place this order for you through your favorite Dental Dealer • Sample packs are also available and can be ordered by calling Whip Mix or requested online • Whip Mix Contact Information – 800-626-5651 – www.whipmix.com Please Share With Us What is the best way to make sure that you receive product information and promotions? A. E-Mail B. Journal Advertising C. Direct Mail D. Dealer Flyers Send Responses to firstname.lastname@example.org • Subject line: Go Green with Envy • Send your answers for the two multiple choice questions and the first ten correct responses will receive a $10 American Express gift check from Whip Mix. • Also include your response on the best way to reach you, and we’ll send you a recap after tallying all the feedback. Thank you for spending time with us. We appreciate your support.