~ Basic Application
- Sand your work down to your desired grit. We recommend 400 grit.
- Apply the oil using a paper towel or rag;
- After a few minutes, remove excess oil from the surface of the piece;
- Allow 20 minutes between coats and apply a maximum of 2 before allowing to cure;
- Leave to cure thoroughly for at least 24-48 hours before buffing and putting into use. Curing time will vary depending on ambient temperature and humidity;
- Recoat as required.
- For best results, use within 6 months of
Use on fruit and salad bowls or items requiring a more satin finish. It can, however, be buffed to a gloss after many coats.
~ Colour and Aroma
Translucent pale brown in the tin. It slightly darkens the wood when it is applied—characteristic aroma of solvents and waxes.
Supplied in a 500ml ‘berg top’ tin bottle.
Store in a cool, dry place, ideally between 10° and 30°C (50° and 90°F) Where possible. Protect from extreme heat and freezing. Keep out of direct sunlight.
~ Longevity – Use By
Kept according to instructions, it is best used within six months after opening the product. Due to the curing nature of the product, it will thicken over time.
~ Food Contact and Toy Safe?
Yes. Tested to EN71-3
SAFETY FIRST! Always read product labels, wear appropriate PPE and take steps to ensure the safety of your workshop environment and the people in it!
~ Product Label Warning
WARNING: Contains Hydrocarbons, C9-C11, n-alkanes, isoalkanes, cyclics, <2% arom. Harmful: May cause lung damage if swallowed. Repeated exposure may cause skin dryness or cracking. Keep out of reach of children. Keep container tightly closed. Keep away from sources of ignition – No Smoking. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. Do NOT induce vomiting. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local, regional, national or international regulations. Repeated exposure may cause skin dryness or cracking. May be harmful if swallowed or inhaled, or in contact with skin. May cause respiratory tract irritation. Lay saturated rags and towels flat and allow to dry before sensible disposal. Do not pile-up saturated rags.
~ Product Warning Symbols
Product warning symbols are displayed on products to highlight the potential dangers of some of the contents of the products – this is usually the solvents. In many cases, the warnings are irrelevant once the solvent has evaporated.
~ Safety Data Sheet
As the manufacturer, we cannot know all the uses the product may be used for. It is the user’s responsibility to determine suitability of use. If in doubt, contact us for advice.