KILZ 2® LATEX Gray

Seals
Porous
Surface

Promotes
Adhesion

Helps
Block
Light/Med
Stains

Hides
Previous
Color

Mildew
Resistant
Finish

KILZ 2® Latex Gray Primer is a fast drying, water-based, multi-surface primer-sealer-stainblocker which is specifically designed for use under dark, rich and deep vibrant color topcoats. This helps achieve more accurate color with fewer coats of paint and by improving the hiding of previous colors. KILZ 2 Latex Gray Primer has excellent adhesion, sealing properties and a very mild odor. Effectively blocks “medium” stains including water stains, rust, grease, ink, pencil and felt marker. Use on interior and exterior surfaces. Use under or over latex or oil-based paints. Not recommended on flooring.

Available in Quarts, Gallons & Fives

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  • Ratings & Reviews
  • Preparation, Application & Clean-Up
  • Warranty / Warnings
  • Product Specifications

Surface Preparation

  • The surface must be clean, free of dust, grease, wax, peeling paint and wallpaper paste. If washing is necessary use a non-soapy detergent or a TSP substitute. Rinse well and allow to dry.

  • For maximum adhesion, scrape off loose paint and scuff sand the surface thoroughly before priming. On glossy surfaces: scuff sand the surface thoroughly before priming.

  • Unpainted, exterior wood exposed to sun and/or moisture longer than 2-4 weeks must be cleaned and sanded before priming.

  • Wash the area with a mildew remover, rinse with water and allow to dry before priming.

  • KILZ 2 may be used on clean, dry, aged masonry surfaces. New masonry must be allowed to cure (dry) at least 30 days before applying KILZ 2.

  • It is critical to clean smoke damaged surfaces thoroughly before priming. Primary Recommendation: KILZ ORIGINAL or KILZ ODORLESS.

Application

  • Eye protection is recommended.

  • A small amount of water may be added for spray applications, but do not thin for stainblocking applications.

  • Stir thoroughly before and occasionally during use.

  • Apply using a brush, roller or sprayer.

  • Only apply if surface, air and product temperatures are between 50°-90°F.

  • Prime the entire surface to ensure a uniform appearance of the topcoat.

  • After priming, test for stain bleed-through by applying the topcoat to a small section. If the stain bleeds through the topcoat, apply a second coat of primer and test again before topcoating the entire area. If bleeding continues, a longer dry time is needed before topcoating.

  • Tinting is not recommended for stainblocking applications. KILZ 2 GRAY may be tinted with up to 2 ounces of universal colorant per gallon for non-stainblocking projects. Tinting to a lighter shade than the topcoat is recommended.

  • Coverage is up to 300 square feet per gallon on porous surfaces; up to 400 square feet per gallon on smooth, nonporous surfaces.

Dry Time at 77°F (25°C), 50% RH

  • Dries to the touch in 30 minutes.

  • Can be recoated or topcoated in one hour with latex or oil-based paint.

  • Application at lower temperatures, in high humidity or in poorly ventilated areas will affect dry time.

Clean-Up & Disposal

  • Clean equipment and paint spatters with warm, soapy water.

  • Dispose of contaminated absorbent, container and unused product in accordance with all current federal, state and local regulations.

  • To recycle or properly dispose of paint or primer in your community, call 1-800-CLEANUP.

*Limited Warranty

If this product is found to be defective upon inspection by its representative, Masterchem Industries LLC will, at its option, either furnish an equivalent amount of new product or refund the purchase price to the original consumer purchaser of this product upon proof of purchase. Masterchem Industries will not be liable for any representations or warranties made by any retail seller or applicator of this product. This warranty excludes (1) labor or cost of labor for the removal of this product or any other product, the repair or replacement of substrates to which this product is applied or the application of replacement product and (2) any incidental or consequential damages. Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you. This warranty gives you specific rights and you may also have other rights which vary from state to state. To make a warranty claim, write to Technical Service, Masterchem Industries LLC, 3135 Old Highway M, Imperial, MO 63052-2834, or e-mail Technical Service at techservice@masterchem.com.

Warning!

This product contains chemicals known to the state of California to cause cancer, birth defects, or other reproductive harm.

USE ONLY WITH ADEQUATE VENTILATION

Warning! Irritant!

HARMFUL OR FATAL IF SWALLOWED. CONTAINS ETHYLENE GLYCOL. Avoid contact with eyes. May cause eye, nose and throat irritation. Avoid breathing of dust, vapors or spray mist. Open windows and doors or use other means to ensure fresh air entry during application and drying. If you experience eye watering, headache, or dizziness, or if air monitoring demonstrates vapor / mist levels are above applicable limits, wear an appropriate, properly fitted respirator (NIOSH / MSHA TC 23C or equivalent) during and after application. Follow respirator manufacturer’s direction for respirator use. Close container after each use. Wash thoroughly after handling and before smoking and eating.

Warning!

If you scrape, sand, or remove old paint, you may release lead dust. LEAD IS TOXIC. EXPOSURE TO LEAD DUST CAN CAUSE SERIOUS ILLNESS, SUCH AS BRAIN DAMAGE, ESPECIALLY IN CHILDREN. PREGNANT WOMEN SHOULD ALSO AVOID EXPOSURE. Wear a NIOSH-approved respirator to control lead exposure. Clean up carefully with a HEPA vacuum and a wet mop. Before you start, find out how to protect yourself and your family by contacting the National Lead Information Hotline at 1-800-424-LEAD or log on to www.epa.gov/lead.

First Aid

If swallowed, do not induce vomiting. Get medical attention immediately. If you experience difficulty in breathing, leave the area to obtain fresh air. If continued difficulty is experienced, get medical attention immediately. In case of eye contact, flush eyes immediately with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes and get medical attention.

KEEP FROM FREEZING. If frozen, let thaw at room temperature.

KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN!

  • Base

    Water

  • Int/Ext

    Int/Ext

  • Color

    Gray

  • Coverage - Low

    300 sq. ft.

  • Mils Wet

    5.3

  • Mils Dry

    1.7

  • Coverage High

    400 sq. ft.

  • Mils Wet

    4

  • Mils Dry

    1.3

  • Finish @ 85°

    < 10

  • Min Application Temp

    50°F (10°C)

  • Max Application Temp

    90°F (32°C)

  • Viscosity

    95 - 104 KU

  • Dry To Touch

    30 min

  • Dry To Recoat

    1 hour

  • Max Tint

    2 oz

  • VOC

    <50 g/L

  • Brush

    Nylon / Poly

  • Roller - Smooth

    3/8" - 1/2" nap

  • Roller - Porous

    1/2" - 3/4" nap

  • Spray Tip

    .015" - .021"

  • Spray Filter

    60 mesh

  • Spray Pressure

    2,500 - 3,200

  • Volume Solids

    33.64%

  • Weight Solids

    47.35%

  • Flashpoint

    N/A