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Valtti Color - Translucent wood stain

Valtti Color 9L 1[1]
DESCRIPTION Oil-based tintable translucent wood finish.

Valtti Color is suitable for logs, sawn and planed wood surfaces, various wood boards, as well as for impregnated wood and thermally modified wood surfaces for exterior use according to instructions.

RECOMMENDED USES Exterior walls, fences, etc. Both untreated and previously with wood stain treated wood surfaces. Valtti Color is not suitable for interior treatment of greenhouses.

  The paint is suitable for exterior walls The paint is solvent-borne Tool: brush
The coverage of the paint on rough surfaces
The coverage of the paint on smooth surfaces
Base paints EC
Colour Range Use product as tinted, colors from Tikkurila Valtti color card.
Additionallly standard color: Dark Walnut
Gloss grade undefined
Coverage Sawn wooden surfaces 4 - 8 m2/l.
Logs and planed wooden surfaces 8 - 12 m2/l.

Can sizes 0.225 l, 0.9 l, 2.7 l, 9 l and 18 l
Thinner White Spirit 1050
Application method Brush
Drying time at 23°C and 50% relative air humidity Touch-dry after 4-8 hours. Re-coatable after 24 hours.
Solids volume Approx. 17 % depending on the shade.
Density n. 0.9 kg/l, ISO 2811.
Storage Unaffected either by cold storage or transportation. Poorly closed or short canisters do not endure long storing.
Product code 290_0070

Application conditions The surface to be treated must be dry, i.e. the moisture content of the wood should be below 20 %. During painting and drying, the temperature of the air, surface and wood finish has to be at least +5 °C, and the relative humidity of the air below 80 %.
Preparation Untreated wood surfaces:
Remove dirt, dust and loose material from untreated surfaces with steel or scrubbing-brush. Wash down surfaces affected by mould with Tikkurila Mould Removal (Homeenpoisto) solution according to directions for use. Prime surfaces as soon as possible with Valtti Pohjuste priming oil. Protect plants from splashes of Valtti Color and Valtti Pohjuste.

Surfaces treated previously with wood preservative or wood finish:
Remove loose material from previously treated surfaces with scraper or steel brush. Clean the surface and wash down with Tikkurila Mould Removal (Homeenpoisto) solution, if necessary. Glossy film remaining on the surface of the wood should be removed or at least sanded down. Protect plants from splashes of Valtti Color.
Surface treatment Make sure you have enough tinted Valtti Color for one uniform surface, mixed into one canister to avoid possible colour differences. Stir Valtti Color thoroughly before use and during painting.

Apply Valtti Color evenly by brush along the whole length of a log or couple of boards to avoid overlapping. Treat end-grain carefully. Apply 2 coats, thin coats on planed and log surfaces. Always use tinted product to protect new surfaces.
Cleaning of tools Clean tools with White Spirit 1050 or Tikkurila Pensselipesu (Tool Cleaner).
Maintenance instructions Handle the surface with care, ultimate durability and hardness is reached in approx. 4 weeks under normal circumstances. If cleansing is needed soon after finishing, use a soft brush, damp cleaning cloth or a mop.
After 1 month from painting a soiled surface can be cleansed with Talon Huoltopesu (1 part of Talon Huoltopesu to 10 parts of water). Clean stains and dirty surfaces with a stronger mix of Talon Huoltopesu and water (1:1). Rinse well and allow to dry.
Maintenance treatment Observe the condition of the finished surface and perform maintenance painting, if necessary. Factors affecting maintenance intervals include the location, compass orientation and weather conditions.

Check the condition of the timber and the functionality of the log structure before applying the finishing coat. See more information at:
EU VOC 2004/42/EC-limit value (cat A/f) max.700g/l(2010) Valtti Color contains VOC max. 700g/l.

according to Regulation (EC) No. 1272/2008
Contains: Hydrocarbons, C9-C11, n-alkanes,isoalkanes,cyclics,<2% aromatics, 2-octyl-2H-isothiazol-3-one and 4,5-dichloro-2-octyl-2H-isothiazol-3-one. Danger. Flammable liquid and vapor. May cause an allergic skin reaction. May be fatal if swallowed and enters airways. May cause drowsiness and dizziness. Toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects. Keep out of reach of children. If medical advice is needed, have product container or label at hand. Avoid breathing vapor. Wear protective gloves. Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area. Keep away from sparks and open flames. - No smoking. Avoid release to the environment. IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water. IF SWALLOWED: Do NOT induce vomiting. Immediately call a POISON CENTER or physician. Contains small amounts of sensitizing substances: ethyl methyl ketoxime. A Safety Data Sheet is available on request.Safety data sheet

ENVIRONMENTAL and WASTE DISPOSAL Avoid spillage into drains, water systems and soil. Recycle empty, dry cans or dispose them of in accordance with local regulations. Destroy liquid waste according to the local regulations for hazardous waste. Note! Risk of self-ignition of used cleaning rags, paper wipes etc. Contaminated materials can create fire some hours later and should be soked in water and placed in a closed metal container before disposal.
sre070417 / ssa110308 / mli171106 / akk070417 / lko191106 / 290 0070