Minwax Fast-Drying Polyurethane Interior Varnish

  • Interior wood surfaces including furniture, cabinets, doors, and floors
  • Half Pint (236 millilitres)- One Coat of approximately 50 square feet of surface space
  • Quart (946 millilitres)- One coat of approximately 150 square feet of surface space
  • Gallon (3.79 litres)- One coat of approximately 400-600 square feet of surface space
  • *Coverage may vary depending on the surface porosity and texture*

  • Surface must be dry and free of old finishes in poor condition, paint, wax, grease, polish, dirt, or other foreign matter
  • Sand to obtain a smooth uniform finish
  • Remove all dust with a cloth dampened with mineral spirits
  • Use in a well-ventilated area
  • Always spot test on an inconspicuous area to ensure satisfactory results
  • Stir thoroughly before and during use to eliminate settling on the bottom of the can
  • Stir in such a manner as to rotate the product from the bottom to the top of the can.
  • Apply a thin coat.
  • Let dry for 4-6 hours; then lightly sand entire surface with fine sandpaper (220 grit) to ensure an even finish and proper adhesion; remove all dust; apply a second coat
  • If a third coat is desired, repeat above step before application of third coat
  • 3 coats is recommended
  • Product can be applied using a high-quality natural or foam brush
  • Always test tackiness between coats; do not sand or re-coat when surface is tacky
  • When used on wooden floors, use a lamb’s wool or synthetic pad applicator or natural bristle brush and maintain a wet edge to avoid lap marks
  • Slight ambering may be experienced when polyurethane is applied over light-coloured wood surfaces
  • Keep container closed when not in use
  • Keep out of reach of children
  • It is recommended that anyone who is applying the product or present during application of this product, especially those who are asthmatic, follow the manufacturer's safety precautions
  • It is recommended that pregnant women are not present when product is being applied and drying
  • Allow 4-6 hours between coats
  • After final coat, allow 24 hours before light use
  • Avoid heavy traffic and replacing furniture for 72 hours after final coat; do not slide furniture
  • Do not install rugs or clean floors for 7 days after final coat
  • Dry times are based on good ventilation, temperature of 25°C (77°F and 50% relative humidity
  • Lower temperatures, higher humidity, lack of air movement, or application of thick coats will extend drying times
  • For easy clean-up use mineral spirits or paint thinner
  • In case of spillage, absorb with inert material and dispose of in accordance with local regulations
  • Wash thoroughly after handling
  • When storing, tightly close container and store upside down
  • Store in a well-ventilated area
  • Do not store near heat, sparks, open flame, or other sources of ignition
  • Protect from freezing
  • Use completely or dispose of properly

Safety Data Sheet-Gloss (Quart)

Technical Data Sheet (Fast-Drying Polyurethane Varnish)