Klean-Strip® Green® Pure Turpentine

Klean-Strip® Green® Pure Turpentine has earned the title of Nature’s Solvent because it’s made from 100% renewable contents derived from tree resin and contains no Hazardous Air Pollutants* or ozone-depleting chemicals. It’s the solution preferred by artists to thin or remove art paints and artist coatings. It is not intended to be sold or used for any other purpose.

No environmental benefits are claimed on this product beyond those specifically identified on the label.

*Hazardous Air Pollutants as defined by the EPA.


Use Klean-Strip® Green® Turpentine to thin or remove art paints. Follow the coating manufacturer's instructions for the required amount of Turpentine. 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 apply to floors or any other 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 place, out of direct sunlight, at temperatures below 120°. Keep container closed when not in use. Do not reuse this container.

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! FLAMMABLE. KEEP AWAY FROM HEAT, SPARKS, FLAME AND ALL OTHER SOURCES OF IGNITION. VAPORS MAY CAUSE FLASH FIRE OR IGNITE EXPLOSIVELY. VAPORS MAY TRAVEL LONG DISTANCES TO OTHER AREAS AND ROOMS AWAY FROM WORK SITE. Do not smoke. 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. SKIN AND EYE IRRITANT. MAY PRODUCE ALLERGIC REACTION BY SKIN CONTACT OR INHALATION. VAPOR HARMFUL. Contains Turpentine. 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.

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

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 - Artist Solvent/Thinner (meets ASTM D4236)

MAX V.O.C. : 100%

*No environmental benefits are claimed on this product beyond those specifically identified on the label.

**Hazardous Air Pollutants as defined by the EPA.




What is Klean Strip® Green™ Pure Turpentine used for?
It’s for thinning artist grade paint, stains and varnishes.

Can I clean my paint brushes with Klean Strip® Green™ Pure Turpentine?
Yes, it will clean oil-based paint, stain and varnish from artist brushes.

How do I store Klean Strip® Green™ Pure Turpentine?
In a cool, dry area with the lid on tight, away from sources of heat or spark.

My Klean Strip® Green™ Pure Turpentine has a different odor than normal. Is there something wrong with it?
Turpentine’s odor varies from batch to batch; this is not a problem.

Can I use Klean Strip® Green™ Pure Turpentine to thin oil-based paint?

Is Klean Strip® Green™ Pure Turpentine 100%, or is it diluted?
Klean Strip® Green™ Pure Turpentine is 100% Gum Spirits Turpentine. There are no other ingredients added.

What is the shelf life of Klean Strip® Green™ Pure Turpentine?
The shelf life is three years unopened and six months opened.

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.