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Varnish For Wood What Is It? Precautions Needed!

VARNISH for WOOD what is it? Precautions Needed!

Varnish for wood.

How this transparent ink works, protects and gives life to our furniture and floors!

Varnish What is it?

Varnish is a nearly transparent finish film, commonly used in wood and other materials for protection, depth and gloss.


Its traditional formulation contains drying oil, resins and a solvent such as turpentine, but modern petroleum derivatives such as polyurethane or epoxy are also used today.


When handling, preparing or applying the product, wear personal protective equipment in perfect condition: suitable safety glasses against splashes of chemicals, PVC gloves, and respiratory mask suitable for organic and particulate vapors;

As opposed to paints, varnish does not contain pigment to emphasize texture or natural color.
It is also used as the last layer on painting, for protection and depth effect.

Applied as a liquid with a brush or spray, forms a film upon drying in contact with air.

The Varnish is a product indicated to highlight and ennoble the surfaces of several types of wood.

Its variety of colors and finishes (frosted or shiny) allows combinations with different styles of decoration, providing different environments.

It is resistant to friction and inclemencies, being a great option for both internal and external areas.

To avoid wasting time and facilitate the application, leave the whole environment ready.

- Remove curtains, mirrors, chandeliers, pictures, plants, carpets, light mirrors and all objects that are close to the area to be painted.

- Cover the floor with tarps and newspapers

- Protect walls, baseboards, door stops, windows and everything that is skirting the surface to be painted with crepe tape.

Tools and etc.

- Pears of good quality

- Spatula

- Ladder

Wood varnish

Wood varnish

- Crepe tape

- Bucket

- Brushes, Rollers and Brushes

- Plastic tarpaulins

- Sandpaper for iron and wood.


- Multipurpose cleaning products

- Newspapers for surface protection of furniture

- Cleaning cloth and tow

- Thinner

How to clean the material used

As important as the choice of material is the cleaning of the material after use.

- Clean the material with turpentine or thinner.

- Dry all material before storing.

Wood Varnish - Precautions Needed

• After use always wash your hands with soap and water;

• Avoid contact with eyes; if it occurs, wash with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes.
If symptoms persist seek an ophthalmologist.;

• Avoid contact with skin; if it occurs, clean with vegetable oil and plenty of water or wash with plenty of water and neutral soap.
Remove contaminated clothing and wash before reuse.

• Do not clean with solvents or thinners;

• Allergic people should avoid contact with the product;

• Avoid inhalation; if it occurs, remove the person from the area and transfer it to a naturally ventilated environment.
If symptoms persist seek medical attention. Keep the person warm and calm.;

• If swallowed, do not induce vomiting, flush mouth with plenty of water and seek medical advice immediately, taking packaging.

CEATOX - Toxicological Assistance Center - headphones (xx11) 3069-8571 or 08000 148110; 24 hour service.

Wood varnish - Flammable product

When exposed to extreme heat, any enclosed carton may explode due to internal pressure or deform.

If spillage or leakage occurs, absorb with appropriate material (sawdust, sand or clay).

Empty packaging, product residues and other waste must be disposed of in accordance with local regulations.
Do not allow run-off from streams, rivers or sewers.

sources: Wikipedia - CEATOX

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