Mineral Spirits

Mineral Spirits also known as mineral turpentine, turpentine substitute, petroleum spirits, solvent naphtha, varsol, stoddard solvent or, generically paint thinner, is a petroleum-derived clear, transparent liquid used as a common organic solvent in painting and decorating.

Mineral Spirits are used as an extraction solvent, as a cleaning solvent, as a degreasing solvent and as a solvent in aerosols, paints, wood preservatives, lacquers, varnishes, and asphalt products. In western Europe about 60% of Mineral Spirits consumption is used in paints, lacquers and varnishes. Mineral Spirits is the most widely used solvent in the paint industry.

In households, Mineral Spirits are commonly used to clean paint brushes after use. 


We are pleased to offer Mineral Spirits in the following quantities:

  • 55 Gallon Drum