KILZ® Original Aerosol Primer

Helps
Block/Seal
Odors

Helps
Block
Severe
Stains

KILZ® ORIGINAL Aerosol Primer blocks most stains including water, smoke, tannin, ink, pencil, felt marker, grease and seals pet and smoke odors. Use on interior surfaces including drywall, plaster, paneling, wallpaper, wood, masonry, brick, painted metal and properly prepared glossy surfaces. Ideal for spot priming and direct application to furniture, molding, baseboards, door jambs and frames and other projects where a "focused application" is desired instead of a large flat surface. KILZ ORIGINAL Primer is not recommended on flooring unless used as a subcoat to new carpet or hard flooring.

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

Surface Preparation

The following steps are required for product performance.

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

  • Peeling or Checked Paint: Scrape off loose paint and sand to a smooth surface. Sanding or removal of paint containing lead is hazardous.†

  • Glossy Surfaces: For maximum adhesion, scuff sand the surface thoroughly before priming.†

Application

  • Eye protection is recommended.

  • For best results, use when substrate and air temperatures are between 35°F (2°C) and 90°F (32°C).

  • Cover adjacent areas to protect from overspray.

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

  • Shake can vigorously for 1 minute after mixing ball begins to rattle and often during use.

  • Hold can upright, moving from side-to-side while spraying lightly and evenly about 12" from area being painted.

  • Two to three thin coats produce best results.

  • Topcoat with latex or oil-based paint after 1 hour.

  • Dries to the touch in 30 minutes at 77°F (25°C) and 50% humidity.

  • Finishing: Topcoat within 30 days to prevent contamination of the primer before painting.

  • NOTE: On some surfaces, spot priming may cause a non-uniform appearance in the final coat. To avoid this, prime the entire surface.

Dry Time at 77°F (25°C), 50% RH

  • To Touch: 15 - 30 Minutes

  • To Recoat / Topcoat: 1 Hour

  • Longer dry time may be required in cooler temperatures and in higher humidity.

Clean up & Disposal

  • Clear spray valve immediately after use by turning can upside down and spraying until only clear gas is released.

  • If spray nozzle becomes clogged, remove and clean. Do not stick pins or wire into can opening.

  • Replace nozzle with valve opening pointed away from you.

  • Clean fresh overspray with mineral spirits or paint thinner. Remove dried paint with paint remover, but test small area first to ensure paint remover does not damage substrate.

  • Please consider donating any unused product.

  • For recycling or disposal information, contact your local 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, 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!

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. 



VENTILATION REQUIRED: To avoid inhalation and combustion hazards (see below), DO NOT use this product unless you can achieve cross-ventilation by opening windows and doors during application and drying.

CONTAINS PETROLEUM DISTILLATES. VAPOR HARMFUL: May affect the brain or nervous system causing dizziness, headache or nausea. Do not breathe vapors or spray mist. If you experience eye watering, headaches or dizziness, increase fresh air, wear respiratory protection (NIOSH / MSHA TC 23C or equivalent) or leave the area.

NOTICE: Reports have associated repeated and prolonged occupational overexposure to solvents with permanent brain and nervous system damage. Intentional misuse by deliberately concentrating and inhaling the contents may be harmful or fatal.

VAPORS MAY IGNITE EXPLOSIVELY. Do not spray near sparks, heat or open flame. Do not smoke. Vapors are heavier than air, and can travel at floor level to distant ignition sources. Extinguish all flames and pilot lights and turn off stoves, heaters, electric motors, high intensity lights and other sources of ignition during use and until all vapors are gone.

CONTENTS UNDER PRESSURE: Do not puncture, incinerate (burn) or store above 120°F (40°C). Exposure to heat or prolonged exposure to sun may cause bursting. Do not discard in home trash compactor.

Warning

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

First Aid

  • 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.
  • For skin contact, wash thoroughly with soap and water.

KEEP FROM FREEZING

KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN

DO NOT TAKE INTERNALLY

  • Base

    Oil

  • Int/Ext

    Int

  • Color

    White

  • Coverage

    20 - 25 sq. ft.

  • Finish @ 85°

    <10

  • Min Application Temp

    50°F(10°C)

  • Max Application Temp

    90°F(32°C)

  • Dry To Touch

    15 - 30 min

  • Dry To Recoat

    1 hour

  • Max VOC (by weight)

    60%

  • Max Product Weighted MIR

    1.2

  • Volume Solids

    18.0% (+/-) 2%

  • Weight Solids

    40.0% (+/-) 2%

  • Flashpoint

    -156°F (-104°C)