Pinus Amber varnish / long-lasting, ecological varnish made of the natural Baltic amber.
The varnish is made only of the natural materials and provides the surface with the gloss and protection from the exposure of the UV rays, moisture, mould and wood pests. It is resistant to organic acids. It has hydrophobic properties. It acts as an especially good antiseptic. It provides the instruments with an exceptional sound.
Purpose. For surfaces of various wooden musical instruments.
Colour. The varnish is a natural amber colour and it is not pigmented.
Theoretical output. 12-15 m²/L for one layer.
Instructions for use. See the product data sheet.
Tools: a brush, a sprayer, a roller.
Preparation of surface. Remove dust and dirt from the wooden surface. Clean the surface with white spirit or turpentine. Before varnishing over, apply amber impregnant Pinus Amber intended for wood on the wooden surface.
Coating. Coat the surface with 1-8 thin layers of amber varnish. Before applying a new layer, lightly sand the previous one. Do not coat when the sun heats heavily, it is humid or cold.
Drying time. Optimal drying time at 23 °C and 50 % relative humidity: the dust does not stick after 3 hours; it can be touched after 5 hours. The second layer can be applied no earlier than after 24 hours. The varnish coating finally hardens after 14 days. Good ambient ventilation speeds up the drying process.
Danger of self-ignition! Cloths, paper towels, sanding dust, etc. soaked in the product may self- ignite after a few hours, so before disposal they must be immersed in water in a closed metal container, dried outdoors or immediately burned.
Dilution and cleaning of the tools. Dilute Pinus Amber products with turpentine. Clean tools with white spirit or tool cleaner.
Environment protection and waste management. Do not allow to enter drainage, surface or ground water, or soil. Recycle or dispose the empty dry package in accordance with the requirements of legislation regulating waste management. The residues of the product must be disposed in accordance with the requirements of legislation regulating waste management.
Storage. It is frost resistant. Close the package thoroughly immediately after use. The date of manufacture and the expiry date are indicated on the package. For more information, see in the product data sheet www.pinusamber.com.
Content of volatile organic compound (VOC). The EU maximum VOC content (subcategory A /i) is 500 g/L. The maximum VOC content in the product is 500 g/L. There dominates natural pinene in the composition.
Caution. Flammable liquid and vapour may cause drowsiness or dizziness. Harmful to aquatic organisms, may cause long-term adverse effects in the aquatic environment. It may cause an allergic reaction, so there are recommended protective gloves when working. Keep out of the reach and sight of children. If medical advice is needed, there is recommended to have a product container or a label. Avoid breathing mist / vapours / aerosols. Use outdoors or in well-ventilated premises. Keep away from sparks or open flames. Do not smoke. Avoid release to the environment.
Manufacturer. UAB LIVESTRA, Molėtų pl. 172, Jadvygiškiai k., Vilnius raj., Lithuania firstname.lastname@example.org