Minwax® Wipe-On Poly Water-Based Polyurethane Finish

A clear, ultra fast-drying finish that combines excellent durability with the warmth and beauty of traditional polyurethane. Because it’s water-based, it has little odor and cleans up easily with warm water. It protects and adds beauty to interior wood surfaces such as furniture, cabinets and doors.


  • Excellent Durability
  • Ultra Fast-Drying
  • Low Odor
  • Easy Water Clean-Up

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Application Directions

  • Preparation Warning
    Removal of old paint by sanding, scraping or other means may generate dust or fumes that contain lead. Exposure to lead dust or fumes may cause brain damage or other adverse health effects, especially in children or pregnant women. Controlling exposure to lead or other hazardous substances requires the use of proper protective equipment such as a properly fitted respirator (NIOSH approved) and proper containment and cleanup. For more information, call the National Lead Information Center at 1-800-424-LEAD (in US) or contact your local health authority.
  • PREPARATION
    • Surface must be dry and free of paint, wax, grease, polish, old finishes in poor condition or any foreign matter.
    • Sand to obtain a smooth, uniform surface. Remove all dust.
    • If desired, apply stain, such as Minwax® Wood Finish™ Stain to unfinished interior wood surfaces. Follow directions for application instructions and dry times.
  • APPLICATION
    • Put a liberal amount of Water Based Wipe-On Poly on a clean, soft, lint-free cloth and rub into the wood.
    • Allow to dry at least 2-3 hours. Sand entire surface lightly with very fine sandpaper (220 grit). Remove all sanding dust.
    • Apply a second coat in the same manner as the first. A third coat is recommended. Repeat Step 6 before application.
    • Allow final coat to dry 24 hours before normal use.
  • CAUTIONS
    CAUTIONS: CONTAINS DIMENTHYLETHANOLAMINE AND 1-METHYL-2-PYRROLIDONE. CONTAINS MATERIAL THAT MAY CAUSE REPRODUCTIVE EFFECTS AND MAY ADVERSELY AFFECT THE DEVELOPING FETUS BASED ON ANIMAL DATA. Use only with adequate ventilation. To avoid overexposure, open windows and doors or use other means to ensure fresh air entry during application and drying. If you experience eye watering, headaches, or dizziness, increase fresh air, or wear respiratory protection (NIOSH approved) or leave the area. Avoid contact with eyes and skin. Wash hands after using. Keep container closed 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. Get medical attention if irritation persists. If swallowed, call Poison Control Center, hospital emergency room, or physician immediately. 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 REACH OF CHILDREN.

Data Sheets:

Product Number Base Container Size SDS
027426409170 Clear 1 Pint SDS
027426409163 Clear 1 Pint SDS
027426409187 Clear 275 Gallon SDS
027426409194 Clear 275 Gallon SDS