Interstate Products Offers New Blend of Rust Converter

Less solvent and no VOCs provide a more eco-friendly alternative to toxic acids

Interstate Products, Inc. (IPI), the leading industrial supplier and preferred source for environmental and industrial solutions is now offering a reformulated blend of rust neutralizer and treatment products for both industrial and residential use that is safer and more environmentally friendly. The new brand, “1” STEP (THE RUST KILLER), is a rust converter treatment that neutralizes existing rust and acts as a smooth long lasting primer on both rusted metal and previously painted surfaces. It also ideal where there is a need to paint over rusted surfaces. This reformulated rust control solution contains less solvent, no Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) and no hazardous air pollutants (HAPS); and is compliant with California Environmental Protection Agency Air Resources Board guidelines and the state’s various local air district regulations.
IPI’s “1” STEP (THE RUST KILLER) is designed for rust repair and turns rusty surfaces into primer on industrial equipment and can be sanded, top coated with suitable paint, body puttied or left as is. The new formula is now able to handle a light freeze during storage and remains effective after it thaws. Primary industrial applications include use on construction equipment, structures, vehicles, auto rust, railings, marine applications, machinery and for equipment maintenance. Rust neutralizers are also used by homeowners and industrial users for turning rust into an inert primer instead of using less environmentally friendly and expensive sandblasting or wire brushing methods or hazardous chemicals and toxic acid penetrates. “1” STEP is a non-flammable, water based treatment approved for use on all non-food contact surfaces. It is not recommended for rust stains inside tanks, on moving parts or on hot areas like barbecues or engines. However, in appropriate applications, the rust converter works by chemical reaction to quickly eliminate rust and neutralize it completely, turning it into an inert polymer and long lasting protective coating. “1” STEP (THE RUST KILLER) protects against future corrosion; it is non-toxic and emits no harmful fumes. To learn more please visit our website at:

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