Citrus Solvent by Finico

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Finico Citrus Solvent is a vegetable thinner for finishing oil. Finico Citrus Solvent is ideal for dewaxing waxed wooden surfaces. It can be also used to dissolve and dilutes most oils, resins, waxes and oil paints.

Citrus Solvent is a vegetable essence extracted from citrus peels, the D-limonene. Citrus Solvent doesn’t contain petroleum products.

Finico Citrus Solvent can easily replace the essence of turpentine and also most mineral spirits. It can also be used for the cleaning of greasy surfaces.

The Citrus Solvent emit a pleasant odor of oranges and is completely colorless.

Caution

CONTENTS HARMFUL - DANGEROUS FUMES FORM WHEN MIXED WITH OTHER PRODUCTS - MAY IRRITATE SKIN Do not mix with other household chemicals. Do not swallow. Do not breathe fumes. Do not get on skin or clothing. Keep out of reach of children. Wear a mask. Use only in a well-ventilated area. Keep away from flames or sparks FIRST AID TREATMENT Contains D-Limonene. If swallowed, call a Poison Control Centre or doctor immediately. Do not induce vomiting. If on skin, rinse well with water. If on clothes, remove clothes. If breathed in, move person to fresh air.

Variants

250 ml $12.95 Out of stock
1 L $34.95 In stock
3.78 L $89.95 In stock

Specifications

Classification Thinners & Solvents
Brand Finico
Sizes
  • 250 ml
  • 1 L
  • 3.78 L
Sold Since June 20, 2009
Composition

D-limonene (98%), water (2%)

VOCs

840 g / L

Origin

Brazil, U.S.A

Odor

Strong citrus odor

Aspect

Slightly yellowish liquid

Storage

Keep in an hermetic container at room temperature

Shelf Life

3 years

Color

Colorless

FAQ

Should I prefer Odorless Thinner or Citrus Solvent be used to dilute my finishing product?

The Odorless Thinner is a Mineral solvent, which is derived from petroleum. This leads many users to avoid this product due to environmental concerns. However, it remains widely used in the preparation of pure vegetable oil and wax for wood finishing. Its role is to help the oil mixture penetrate the wood fibers and dissolve the wax, evaporating completely within 24 to 48 hours after application.

On the other hand, Citrus Solvent is a Vegetable Solvent, which is made from distilled citrus peels to create a product similar to turpentine, but with a pleasant orange scent. It belongs to the family of D-Limonenes and has the same properties and uses as mineral solvent, but also emits a considerable amount of VOCs during its use. In addition, it is imported from distant regions such as California or Brazil, which also raises environmental issues. In the end, there is no perfect solution!

Can Citrus Solvent and Odorless Thinner be mixed in order to reduce the strong citrus odor?

Mixing Citrus Solvent and Odorless Thinner is not a problem and will not affect performance. In fact, some thinner manufacturers use this mixture under the name of low-odor orange solvent.

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Robin Pellett · Mar 17, 2023

High quality. Many uses with low human and environmental impact.

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Doug Klassen · Dec 13, 2022

Great product! Arrived quick!

Perfect pair

Bill Chaput · Dec 3, 2022

Used iit with tongue oil no complaints

Excellent thinning solvent for the tung oil

FRED WONG · Sep 18, 2020

happy with this purchase

Must have for tung oil.

Bryce Comer · Aug 20, 2020

Really helps first coat soak in. Mix 50/50

Outstanding!

Doug Klassen · Apr 23, 2015

I've been using it exclusively as a general purpose solvent for the past 3 years... For thinning finishing oils and waxes, cleaning metals, stripping paint, and cleaning filthy hands... Leaves my shop smelling like a sweet orange grove... Wayyyy better than varsol or paint thinner... Nontoxic and no headaches...

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