Rust Converter contains no VOCs or HAPs.

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Approved for use on all non-food contact surfaces, "1" STEP neutralizes existing rust and acts as primer on both rusted metal and previously painted surfaces. Product can be sanded, top-coated with suitable paint, body puttied, or left as is. Non-flammable and non-toxic, water-based treatment can handle light freeze during storage and remains effective after it thaws. It is not recommended for rust stains on moving parts or on hot areas such as barbecues or engines.

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Interstate Products Offers New Blend of Rust Converter

SARASOTA, Florida - 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 structures, vehicles, auto rust, railings, marine applications, machinery and equipment maintenance; and it is used by homeowners for turning rust into primer instead of using less environmentally friendly and expensive sandblasting 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 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:

About Interstate Products, Inc.

Since 1996, Interstate Products, Inc. has become a global multi-brand supplier of quality environmental, maintenance and safety product solutions to industrial, commercial, institutional, military, and various government organizations. Since its inception, IPI has experienced tremendous growth fueled by our commitment to continuously add innovative new products to meet the demands of a rapidly expanding and diverse customer base. These products include safety cabinets, absorbents, environmentally friendly chemicals, material handling, safety, and containment products. In addition, IPI is also a leading manufacturer of spill containment berms and flexible storage tanks that are available in both standard and custom sizes. Information about these and other quality products can be obtained by visiting our company website at

For more information, please contact Interstate Products at 3921 Sawyer Road, Sarasota, FL 34233 or call toll free1-800-474-7294 for domestic inquiries and 941-377-8610 if outside the United States. The company's email address is and website is

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