KILZ® DRYWALL PVA Primer & Sealer

Seals
Porous
Surface

KILZ® PVA DRYWALL PRIMER is formulated to prime and seal new, uncoated drywall which helps achieve a uniform, professional quality finish. Use under flat and low sheen paints only. Do not topcoat with glossy paint finishes.

Available in Gallons & Fives

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

Surface Preparation

  • Cover all nail and screw heads with joint compound according to directions and sand to smooth surface.

  • Tape drywall and apply joint compound. Allow to fully cure according to directions prior to priming.

  • Sand to smooth surface before priming. Wipe off dust with a damp cloth. Allow to dry thoroughly.

Application

  • Eye protection is recommended.

  • Use only when temperatures are between 50°F (10°C) and 90°F (32°C).

  • Coverage is approximately 300 - 400 square feet per gallon depending on surface porosity.

  • For airless spray applications, tip size should be .017" - .021" tip/60 mesh filter.

  • May be tinted with up to 2 ounces of universal colorant per gallon.

  • Glossy Surfaces: Not recommended. Please use KILZ PREMIUM or KILZ 2® Primers.

  • Masonry, Brick, Stucco and Plaster: Not recommended. Please use KILZ PREMIUM or KILZ 2 Primers.

  • Stainblocking: Not formulated to block stains - For stainblocking, use KILZ ORIGINAL, KILZ ODORLESS®, KILZ COMPLETE®, KILZ 2, KILZ PREMIUM or KILZ MAX® Primers.

Dry Time

  • Dries to touch in 30 minutes at 77°F (25°C) and 50% humidity. Application at lower temperatures, high humidity or poor ventilation will affect dry time. Recoat or topcoat after 2 hours.

Clean-Up & Disposal

  • Use soap and water to clean hands, tools, and spills.

  • For recycling or disposal of empty containers and unused product, contact your household refuse collection service.

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, please contact 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.

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 Center at 1-800-424-LEAD or log on to www.epa.gov/lead.

USE ONLY WITH ADEQUATE VENTILATION

CAUTION! IRRITANT! HARMFUL OR FATAL IF SWALLOWED. 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 fitting 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: This product contains chemicals known to the state of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. 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 OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN – DO NOT TAKE INTERNALLY

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

KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN!

  • Base

    Water

  • Int/Ext

    Interior

  • Color

    White

  • Coverage - Low

    300 sq. ft.

  • Mils Wet

    5.3

  • Mils Dry

    0.8

  • Coverage High

    400 sq. ft.

  • Mils Wet

    4.0

  • Mils Dry

    0.6

  • Finish @ 85°

    < 10

  • Min Application Temp

    50°F (10°C)

  • Max Application Temp

    90°F (32°C)

  • Viscosity

    101 KU

  • Dry To Touch

    30 min

  • Dry To Recoat

    2 hour

  • Max Tint

    2 oz

  • VOC

    100 g/L

  • Brush

    Nylon / Poly

  • Roller - Smooth

    3/8" - 1/2" nap

  • Roller - Porous

    1/2" - 3/4" nap

  • Spray Tip

    .017" - .021"

  • Spray Filter

    60 mesh

  • Spray Pressure

    2,500 - 3,000

  • Volume Solids

    16% (+/-) 2%

  • Weight Solids

    26.9% (+/-) 2%

  • Flashpoint

    N/A