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                                      Express Color? Wiping Stain & Finish

                                      Minwax? Express Color? Wiping Stain & Finish


                                      Minwax? Express Color? is a wiping stain and finish that makes wood finishing easy! Simple to use, Minwax? Express Color? creates stunning color and beautiful results in one effortless step.

                                      • You just wipe it on, wipe off the excess and let it dry for an hour.
                                      • Water-based and soap and water cleanup.
                                      • For additional shine and protection, apply Minwax? Polycrylic Protective Finish on top of Minwax? Express Color?.

                                      Product Details

                                      Application Tool: soft cloth
                                      Location: interior wood surfaces
                                      Recoat: after 1 hour
                                      Dry Time: 1 hour
                                      Cleanup: soap and water
                                      Coverage: 30-35 square feet per tube
                                      Coats: One coat. For an even deeper color and sheen, wait one hour then apply a second coat.
                                      Recommended Uses: furniture, woodwork, cabinets, and accessories

                                      Directions Instrucciones en Español

                                      Interior Use Only

                                      WARNING! If you scrape, sand or remove old paint, you may release lead dust. LEAD IS TOXIC. Contact the National Lead Information Hotline at 1-800-424-LEAD or log on to

                                      Sand the wood smooth. Remove all sanding dust. Shake the tube. Gently squeeze the tube and apply a small amount of Minwax? Express Color? Wiping Stain & Finish directly onto the wood surface. A little stain goes a long way. Using a soft, clean cloth, wipe the stain in the direction of the grain. Remove excess stain. For an even deeper color and sheen, wait one hour, and then apply second coat. Wait overnight before subjecting the wood to normal use.

                                      For extra durability and sheen without adding color, wait three hours, and then apply Minwax? Polycrylic Protective Finish or any other Minwax? water-based clear protective finish.

                                      CLEANUP: Use soap and warm water.

                                      COVERAGE: 30-35 square feet per tube.

                                      CAUTIONS: CONTAINS ALCOHOLS AND CRYSTALLINE SILICA.

                                      Use only with adequate ventilation. Avoid contact with eyes and skin. Wash hands after using. Keep container capped when not in use. Do not transfer contents to other containers for storage.

                                      FIRST AID: In case of eye contact, flush thoroughly with large amounts of water for 15 minutes and get medical attention. For skin contact, wash thoroughly with soap and water. In case of respiratory difficulty, provide fresh air and call physician. If swallowed, call Poison Control Center, hospital emergency room, or physician immediately.

                                      DELAYED EFFECTS FROM LONG TERM OVEREXPOSURE. Contains solvents which can cause permanent brain and nervous system damage. Intentional misuse by deliberately concentrating and inhaling the contents can be harmful or fatal.

                                      Abrading or sanding of the dry film may release crystalline silica which has been shown to cause lung damage and cancer under long term exposure.

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

                                      DO NOT TAKE INTERNALLY. KEEP OUT OF THE REACH OF CHILDREN.

                                      CONFORMS TO ASTM D-4236. Contact a physician for more health information.


                                      The colors shown are for reference purposes only. They have been reproduced using digital production techniques. Always test stain on a hidden area of the wood to verify desired color.


                                      Frequently Asked Questions

                                      What are the advantages of using Minwax? Express Color??

                                      With Minwax? Express Color?, you can stain and finish your project in one easy step. You just wipe it on, wipe off the excess and let it dry for an hour. Other benefits are it is water-based and cleans up with soap and water.

                                      How do I apply Minwax? Express Color??

                                      Using a soft, clean, lint free cloth, you wipe on the product to bare wood, moving in the direction of the wood grain. Wipe away the excess, in the direction of the wood grain, with a clean cloth. Let it dry for an hour and you’re done!

                                      How many colors is Minwax? Express Color? offered in?

                                      It is available in 4 wood tone colors and 4 decorative colors.

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