Less Flammable* Paint Thinner for SCAQMD

Klean-Strip® Less Flammable* Paint Thinner is a premium, highly refined formula. It dries with minimal residue. It is an excellent cleaner for paint brushes, tools and equipment immediately after use. Removes and dissolves grease, grime, and oil from most surfaces. 


Shake well before using. Agitate brush or roller in Paint Thinner until all visible residue is dissolved. Then rinse using fresh Paint Thinner. Knock out excess solvent and hang to dry. For degreasing, apply to a clean, lint free cloth and wipe thoroughly.

For cleaning and degreasing large surfaces before painting:

1. Pour an appropriate amount of product into an empty paint can or other compatible container.
2. Dip rag into container so it becomes saturated; squeeze rag into container to remove excess product.
3. Use wetted rag to wipe down surface.
4. Repeat steps 2 and 3 until surface is clean.
5. Wipe surface dry.
6. Place dirty rags and solvent in an airtight container and dispose of properly.

IMPORTANT: Carefully read all directions, notes and cautions prior to use. Only use this product as directed on the label. Protect eyes with chemical splash goggles and avoid prolonged skin contact.

STORAGE: Do not use or store this product near any source of heat or open flame, furnace areas, pilot lights, stoves, etc. Keep it in a cool, dry place, out of direct sunlight, at temperatures below 120°. Keep container closed when not in use. Do not reuse this container.

DISPOSAL: If container shows signs of deterioration, dispose of product. Dispose of empty containers and leftover product at your local household hazardous waste collection facility. If one is not available, dispose of in accordance with federal, state and local regulations.

CAUTION: COMBUSTIBLE. EYE IRRITANT. Contains Mineral Spirits and parachlorobenzotrifluoride. Keep away from heat, sparks, open flames, and other ignition sources. USE ONLY WITH ADEQUATE VENTILATION TO PREVENT BUILDUP OF VAPORS. A dust mask does not provide protection against vapors. Do not take internally. Avoid contact with eyes and prolonged contact with skin.

FIRST AID – IF SWALLOWED, do not induce vomiting. Immediately call poison control center, hospital emergency room or physician. IN CASE OF EYE CONTACT, immediately flush with water, remove any contact lens, continue flushing with water for at least 15 minutes, then get immediate medical attention. IN CASE OF PROLONGED SKIN CONTACT, wash thoroughly with soap and water. If irritation persists, get medical attention.


Product Category – Paint Thinner

Max VOC: 25g/L

*Less Flammable than Klean-Strip Paint Thinner and Acetone based thinners.

Can I use Klean Strip® Less Flammable Paint Thinner to thin paint?
Yes, Klean Strip® Less Flammable Paint Thinner can be used to thin paint?

Is Klean Strip® Less Flammable Paint Thinner flammable?
No, but it is combustible. Use product away from flames, sparks and other sources of ignition.

How should I store Klean Strip® Less Flammable Paint Thinner?
Store product in a cool dry area away from sources of heat or flame and keep lid closed tightly.

What color is Klean Strip® Less Flammable Paint Thinner?
It’s milky white in color.

What is the shelf life of Klean Strip® Less Flammable Paint Thinner?
The shelf life is three years unopened and six months after opening.

The “Directions for Use” are included to help you better understand our product. However, they do not provide you with all of the information needed to use the product safely and effectively. Prior to using any of our products, you should always read the entire label including all cautions. A copy of the current label is linked to this webpage.