Gum Turpentine

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Unexcelled thinner of oil based paints & varnishes. Used extensively by artists as a painting medium, oil paint thinner and brush wash. Cleanup solvent. Clear colourless liquid with a pleasant aniseed fragrance

  • Common name(s): Turpentine Oil, Pure Turpentine, Wood Turpentine, Vegetable Turpentine, Spirit of turpentine, Oil of turpentine, vegetable turps
  • UN Number: 1299
  • Code: VT

Gum Turpentine Common Uses

  • Solvent used in production of polishes, lacquers, waxes, medicines, perfumes & fragrant chemical compounds.
  • Used as a solvent mixed with beeswax or with carnauba wax, to make fine furniture wax for use as a protective coating over oiled wood finishes (e.g. lemon oil).
  • Used to dissolve natural resins.


Also Known as Artists Turps and Gum Turps.

Note we are also bulk Gum Turpentine suppliers in New Zealand.
Industrial customers who buy Gum Turpentine are advised to download and read the Material Safety Data Sheet below.
Gum Turpentine sold in: 1 Litre, 2 Litre, 4 Litre, 20 Litre and 200 Litre Drums.

Download Gum Turpentine MSDS

Gum Turpentine
available in

  • 1L
  • 2L
  • 4L
  • 20L
  • 60L
  • 208L

Other sizes and contract packing also available, please enquire.