Cabot® Wood Stripper

Complete your deck stain prep with Cabot Wood Stripper. This product is specially formulated to remove both water- and oil-based finishes from all surfaces. Use on all wood surfaces, from cedar to pressure-treated wood.

  • Removes old paint or stain to make way for something new
  • Effective on both water- and oil-based finishes
  • Removes all traces of dirt and peeling finish for a fresh start
  • Ideal for decks, fences, exterior steps, exterior railings and outdoor furniture

150 ft²/gal - 200 ft²/gal
For Use In Location
Package Sizes


Application Directions

  • Before You Begin instructions
    • Test the undiluted solution on a small area to determine effectiveness
    • Apply liberally to surface using a brush or pump sprayer. Do not apply to hot or wet surfaces.
    • Let stand for 15 minutes. Do not allow to dry.
    • Rinse using a garden hose with nozzle at maximum pressure or use a pressure-washing unit. Do not exceed 1000 PSI.
    • After rinsing, neutralize with Cabot Wood Brightener #8003.
    DANGER! Contains Sodium Hydroxide and Propylene Glycol. KEEP OUT OF THE REACH OF CHILDREN. Harmful if inhaled. Causes eye and skin burns. Causes respiratory tract irritation. Use only with adequate ventilation. Do not breathe vapors or spray mist. Avoid contact with eyes, skin and clothing. Wear protective equipment during application, including acid resistant rubber gloves, goggles, boots, dust mask and other appropriate clothing. Wash thoroughly after handling. DO NOT TAKE INTERNALLY. Do not mix with other products or chemicals such as ammonia or acids, as this will release hazardous gases. First Aid: Eye Contact: Flush thoroughly with water for at least 15 minutes. If irritation persists, get medical attention. * Skin Contact: Flush skin thoroughly with soap and water for at least 15 minutes. If irritation persists, get medical attention. * Remove contaminated clothing and shoes. Wash clothing before reuse. Thoroughly clean contaminated shoes. If Inhaled: If affected by vapor or spray mist, move to fresh air. If breathing difficulty continues, get medical attention. * If Swallowed: Give large amounts of water immediately. Do not induce vomiting. Get medical attention immediately. * *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.

Cabot® Wood Stripper

Product Number Base/Color Container Size SDS PDS
080351811425 - 1 Gallon SDS PDS