Cabot® Oil Primer Low VOC

Cabot® Primer is a solvent-based, exterior primer specially designed to provide maximum performance through a faster drying and higher hiding formulation. In addition to superior resistance to extractive bleeding and moisture problems, this 100% alkyd primer dries in a fraction of time compared to traditional linseed oil-based primers and facilitates the application of a quality finish coat within just a few hours.

  • Exceptional adhesive properties
  • Faster drying
  • High hiding
  • Bonds with extractive tannin bleed to block unsightly discoloration
  • Ideal for use on siding, trim and decks

150 ft²/gal - 500 ft²/gal
For Use In Location
Dry Time
4 hour 4 hour
Recomended Coats
Dry to Recoat
4 hour - 4 hour
Package Sizes
Mineral Spirits


Application Directions

  • Before You Begin instructions
    • Surface should free of all dirt, mildew stains and loose wood fibers
    • Surfaces must be sound and completely dry (moisture content must be below 15%, or the wood must be exposed to dry weather for a minimum of 3-5 days)
    • Do not apply in direct sunlight, to hot surfaces, or when air or surface temperature is below 45 °F (7°C) or may fall below 45 °F (7 °C) within 24 hours
    • Do not apply over wet or damp surfaces or when rain is imminent
    • Do not thin this product
    • Stir thoroughly before and occasionally while using
    • If the job requires more than one batch, blend them together
    • Apply product to small sections at a time
    • Apply evenly with a brush or spray. Best results can be obtained by using a high-quality natural bristle brush.
    • When spraying, immediately back brush after each section is coated to ensure proper penetration
    • To avoid lap marks, start at one edge and follow through to the end of the boards
    CONTAINS ALIPHATIC HYDROCARBONS. Contents are COMBUSTIBLE. Keep away from heat and open flame. VAPOR HARMFUL. 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 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. 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. DANGER: Rags, steel wool, other waste soaked with this product, and sanding residue may spontaneously catch fire if improperly discarded. Immediately place rags, steel wool, other waste soaked with this product, and sanding residue in a sealed, water-filled, metal container. Dispose of in accordance with local fire regulations.

Cabot® Oil Primer Low VOC

Product Number Base/Color Container Size SDS PDS
080351185113 White Base 1 Gallon SDS -
080351185168 Neutral Base 1 Gallon SDS -