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QKS2212 – Quart
GKS221 – Gallon


Helpful Tip

If applying to a vertical surface, begin at the bottom and work up because vapors can accumulate near the floor.


OTHER Removers And Strippers PRODUCTS

Premium Sprayable Stripper

Klean-Strip® Premium Sprayable Stripper has all the strength of our Premium Stripper but in a sprayable form to remove most finishes from detailing, grooves and crevices in fifteen minutes or less. This thin liquid formula, with convenient spray bottle, allows for quick coverage and removes multiple layers of latex and oil-based paint, polyurethane, epoxy, varnish, and shellac from wood, metal and masonry.

 

  WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including Methylene Chloride, which is known to the State of California to cause cancer, and Methanol, which is known to the State of California to cause birth defects or other reproductive harm.  For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.

 

IMPORTANT SAFETY NOTICE:

Click link to learn more about How to Strip Paint Safely.

   
  1. Wear chemical-resistant gloves and chemical splash goggles. Shake well and open can slowly to relieve pressure.
  2. Pour into sprayer bottle and tighten sprayer to bottle. With bottle in upright position, turn spray nozzle away from you and adjust nozzle to desired spray pattern (spray, stream or fan). Apply an even, liberal coat of stripper to a small area (up to 9 sq ft). Leave the area and let the stripper do the work.
  3. After 15 minutes, test scrape a small area to see if finish is ready for removal. Remove loosened finish by gently scraping in direction of wood grain with a plastic stripping tool. A toothbrush, toothpick or stripping brush will help remove old finish buried in recesses. Multiple coats or stubborn finishes may require repeat application.
  4. Use a clean abrasive pad dipped in After Wash or Odorless Mineral Spirits to loosen remaining finish and remove any residue. Surface should be completely clean and dry before refinishing.

IMPORTANT: Do not mix with any other product. For best results, use in temperatures between 65°F and 85°F and away from strong breeze and hot sun. Protect surrounding areas with a heavy plastic drop cloth. Do not use on linoleum, plastic, rubber, asphalt tile, fiberglass or other synthetics. Use over a small area because health and safety risks will increase dramatically when used over large areas.

CLEAN UP: Pour any stripper remaining in spray bottle back into can. To clean bottle, rinse in warm water. To clean sprayer, immerse in warm water, hold under the water, and with spray nozzle turned away from you, pump for 30 seconds. Do not use sprayer or bottle with any other product. The work area and tools can be cleaned up with soap and water. Wash arms and hands with cold water and soap.

STORAGE: Store in a cool place, below 90°, out of direct sunlight. Exposure to high temperatures or prolonged exposure to sun may cause can to swell or leak.

DISPOSAL: If container is corroded, rusted or shows signs of deterioration, dispose of product. Dispose of empty cans 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.

DANGER!   POISON. MAY BE FATAL OR CAUSE BLINDNESS IF SWALLOWED. VAPOR HARMFUL. EYE & SKIN IRRITANT. USE ONLY WITH ADEQUATE VENTILATION TO PREVENT BUILDUP OF VAPORS. Do not use in areas where vapors can accumulate and concentrate such as basements, bathrooms, bathtubs and small, enclosed areas. Whenever possible use outdoors in an open air area. If using indoors open all windows and doors and maintain a cross ventilation of moving fresh air across the work area. If strong odor is noticed or you experience slight dizziness – STOP – ventilation is inadequate. Leave area immediately. IF THE WORK AREA IS NOT WELL VENTILATED, DO NOT USE THIS PRODUCT. A dust mask does not provide protection against vapors. Contains Methanol and Methylene Chloride. Cannot be made non-poisonous. Methylene Chloride has been shown to cause cancer in laboratory animals. The risk to your health depends on the level and duration of exposure. Reports have associated repeated and prolonged overexposure to solvents with neurological and other physiological damage. Intentional misuse of this product by deliberately concentrating and inhaling vapors can be harmful or fatal. Avoid breathing of vapors or mist and contact with skin, eyes and clothing. Do not take internally. WARNING: Using this product will expose you to chemicals which are known to the State of California to cause cancer and reproductive harm.

FIRST AID - IF SWALLOWED, immediately call your poison control center, hospital emergency room or physician for instructions.

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 SKIN CONTACT, irritation may result. Immediately wash with soap and water. If irritation persists, get medical attention.

KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN

What type of brush should I use?
Any inexpensive brush will work but the stripper will probably damage the brush, so plan on throwing it away. Synthetic (polyester and nylon) brushes may deform, but that's ok because the brush is simply used to brush the remover over the surface. Natural bristle brushes are probably your best choice.

How should a sprayable stripper be applied?
Using the plastic spray applicator, spray on a thick coat of stripper. Allow stripper to work for 15 minutes, and then test scrape the surface. When the finish is ready to remove, scrape it off and clean the surface with Klean Strip® Odorless Mineral Spirits or Paint Thinner to remove residue.

How much paint stripper should be applied?
As thick of a coat as possible without running—the more stripper on the surface, the faster, easier and more complete the stripping will be. The same is true of spray-on strippers. Excess can be pushed onto nearby spots and reused.

Does it get too cold to use paint stripper?
Yes, both the ambient temperature and the core temperature of the item being stripped need to be between 65˚ and 85˚.

How much coverage can I get out of a can of paint stripper?
Typically, it will cover up to 80 sq. ft. per gallon — or 20 sq. ft. per quart.

The stripper dried on my surface, what should I do?
Reapply the stripper liberally and let it stand 15 to 30 minutes. Scrape and then clean the surface with Klean-Strip® Odorless Mineral Spirits or Klean-Strip® After Wash.

How do you open the can?
Many Klean-Strip® products are tightened to prevent leakage. A pair of channel lock pliers can be used to free the cap.

What is the shelf life Klean Strip® Premium Sprayable Stripper?
The shelf life is three years unopened and 6 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.