Brush Cleaner

QKGB75012 – Quart

Helpful Tip

Do not use as a thinner for water-based paint, latex coatings, lacquer or shellac. Store brushes by wrapping in heavy paper to preserve original shape and hang bristles down or lay flat. Could cause flaring of natural bristle brushes.

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Klean-Strip® Green® Brush Cleaner

Klean-Strip® Green®, Brush Cleaner cleans synthetic brushes, roller covers, trays, and equipment after a project. It contains no methylene chloride, caustic or acetone. This safe, low VOC formula removes dried latex and fresh oil-based paint to leave tools looking like new.


DIRECTIONS FOR USE: Shake well. TO RECONDITION DRIED BRUSHES: 1. Suspend brush in a metal can and fill with Brush Cleaner until bristles are covered up to the metal base of the bristles. Soak brush for several hours, or overnight, until the paint is softened. Occasionally agitate brush to speed the softening. 2. Loosen residue with a brush comb or metal fork, starting at the base of the bristles. Agitate in fresh cleaner to loosen remaining residue and shake out excess cleaner. Wash brush thoroughly with warm soapy water, shake out excess water, and hang brush to dry. TO CLEAN FRESH PAINT: For brushes and rollers with wet paint or coatings, agitate in Brush Cleaner immediately. Follow directions in #2 above.

IMPORTANT: Carefully read all cautions and directions before use. Use this product as directed on the label.

DISPOSAL: If container shows signs of deterioration, dispose of product. Dispose of 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. STORAGE: Keep in a cool, dry place. Avoid exposure to high temperatures or prolonged exposure to sun. Keep container closed when not in use. Keep from freezing.

DANGER! HARMFUL OR FATAL IF SWALLOWED. Contains water (7732-18-5), petroleum distillates (8042-47-5), sorbitan monooeleate (1338-43-8) and alcohol ethoxylate (68439-46-3). Avoid contact with eyes and prolonged contact with skin. Do not take internally. 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, immediately wash with soap and water. If irritation persists, get medical attention.


Product Category: Multipurpose Solvent



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.