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Ecolabs Greaselift is a Powerful and Non Corrosive Kitchen Degreasing Solution

September 17, 2012

ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Ecolab Inc. introduces Greaselift™, an innovative, non-corrosive and biodegradable kitchen degreasing solution that has the power of caustic degreasers, but does not require the use of protective gloves, goggles or aprons.

Greaselift's unique chemistry does not produce flashback or noxious odors when sprayed and is safe to use on aluminum surfaces. The product foams, which provides vertical cling when cleaning problem areas such as vent hoods or ovens.

"Greaselift's powerful and biodegradable formula is ideal for cleaning commercial kitchen equipment effectively," said Nicolas Granucci, Ecolab vice president of Foodservice Marketing. "The solution is as powerful as corrosive degreasers and will help kitchen staff degrease areas without the need for cumbersome personal protective equipment."

Ecolab's non-caustic Greaselift can be purchased as a concentrate. This dispensing method is designed to minimize product packaging; reducing plastic waste by 95 percent and cardboard waste by 78 percent compared to other degreasing methods.

For more information about Greaselift and other Ecolab kitchen cleaning products, visit www.ecolab.com.

About Ecolab
With 2011 pro forma sales of $11 billion and more than 40,000 employees, Ecolab Inc. (NYSE: ECL) is the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services that provide and protect clean water, safe food, abundant energy and healthy environments. Ecolab delivers comprehensive programs and services to the food, energy, healthcare, industrial and hospitality markets in more than 160 countries. For more Ecolab news and information, visit www.ecolab.com


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