Superior solvency for reliable results when thinning oil-based paint, varnish and enamel. Turpatine is clear and non-staining, and can be used whenever Turpentine, Mineral Spirits or Paint Thinner is specified by the paint product manufacturer. Turpatine is excellent for cleaning brushes and equipment immediately after use to keep them in their best condition.

Not intended for sale or use in California and Utah.


Though this product is no longer available for sale, we continue to provide the “Directions for Use” and product documentation to support Klean-Strip® customers who have previously purchased this product. 

Directions For Use: Follow the coating manufacturer’s instructions for the proper amount of Turpatine required; do not use more than recommended.

IMPORTANT: Carefully read all directions, notes and cautions prior to use. Only use this product as directed on the label. Do not use as a fuel. Do not use for any other purpose. Do not spread this product over large surface areas because fire and health safety risks will increase dramatically. 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 spot. Keep container closed when not in use. Do not reuse this container.

DISPOSAL: Dispose of in accordance with federal, state and local regulations.

DANGER! COMBUSTIBLE. KEEP AWAY FROM HEAT, SPARKS, FLAME AND ALL OTHER SOURCES OF IGNITION. Extinguish all flames and pilot lights, and turn off all stoves, heaters, electric motors and all other sources of ignition during use and until all vapors are gone. 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 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.

DANGER! HARMFUL OR FATAL IF SWALLOWED. Contains Petroleum Distillates and Turpene Thinners. 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 contact with eyes and prolonged contact with skin. 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, do not induce vomiting. Immediately contact 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.


Can I use Klean Strip® Turpatine to thin paint?
Yes, it’s best for thinning artist grade paints.

Is Klean Strip® Turpatine flammable?
Yes, it is flammable, so use product away from flames, sparks and other sources of ignition.

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

What color is Klean Strip® Turpatine?
It’s clear like water.

What is the shelf life of Klean Strip® Turpatine?
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.