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Scotch-Gard by 3M Fabric & Upholstery Protector Spray


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Fabric/Upholstery Stain Prevention


Scotch-Gard by 3M


September 10, 2012

Ingredient concerns

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Health Concerns

    Asthma / Respitory
  • SOME
    Skin Allergies & Irritation
  • HIGH
    Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity
  • HIGH

Ingredient scores

Ingredient Disclosure: poor

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Ingredients from the label

Directions from Packaging

APPLICATIONS: Upholstery, Throw Pillows, Table Linens, Crafts/Quilts, Fabric Purses, Clothing, Silk, Wool, Linen/Cotton/Blends, Canvas Shoes. Do not use on “X” coded fabric. Do not use on carpets, leather or plastic. COVERAGE: One can protects one average size sofa, or two chairs, or 5 jackets or 20 ties or 10 blouses. Coverage varies with size, fabric type and amount applied. DIRECTIONS: 1. Shake can well. 2. Protect surrounding non-fabric materials from overspray. If overspray occurs, quickly wipe up. 3. Test for colorfastness. Spray hidden area until wet and wipe vigorously with a white absorbent cloth. If color rubs off, DO NOT USE. 4. Hold can upright 6” (15 cm) from fabric surface. Overlap spray using a slow, sweeping motion. Two light coats are better than one heavy coating. 5. Allow to dry between coats. 6. Reapply after every cleaning or annually to maintain protection. Durability of protection varies with wear. Contains: Acetone, isopropanol, aliphatic hydrocarbon, carbon dioxide propellant and fluorochemical urethane.


This product is not certified as a green cleaner.


Leading international certifiers PETA and Leaping Bunny have no information concerning this company’s use of animal testing.

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