Food Safe Danish Oil 500ml

HSDO500 - Food and Toy Safe Danish Finishing Oil 500ml

Item: HSDO500

RRP £11.50


Product Description

Hampshire Sheen’s Danish Oil is food safe and compliant to EN71 toy safe when dry.

Thinner, more penetrating and less smelly that other Danish Oils, this Hampshire Sheen product contains only pure Tung Oil and no artificial varnish, resins or other vegetable oils.

The solvent used in used to aid drying is dearomatised white spirit, which is less irritating to skin and lower in odour than traditional white spirit, and is completely biodegradable.

  • Easy to apply
  • Over 50% Tung Oil
  • Food and Toy Safe when dry
  • Odourless when dry
  • Nourishing, deeply penetrating and protecting
  • Will not chip, flake or peel
  • Naturally water resistant.

Use on fruit and salad bowls or items requiring a more satin finish. It can, however, be buffed to a gloss after many coats.

Colour and Aroma
Translucent pale brown in the tin. It slightly darkens the wood when it is applied—characteristic aroma of solvents and waxes.

Supplied in a 500ml ‘berg top’ tin bottle.

Store in a cool, dry place, ideally between 10° and 30°C (50° and 90°F) Where possible. Protect from extreme heat and freezing. Keep out of direct sunlight.

Longevity – Use By
Kept according to instructions, it is best used within six months after opening the product. Due to the curing nature of the product, it will thicken over time.

Food Contact and Toy Safe?
Yes. Tested to EN71-3

Customer Reviews

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"Food Safe Danish oil, acrylic lacquer, clear beeswax with turpentine, all excellent products."
Star Rating 5
By on
"Used on a few items so far with good effect especially on oak"
Star Rating 5
By on
"excellent, this is my go to oil now"
Star Rating 5
By on
"first time of use does what it say,s on the tin"
Star Rating 5
By on
"Does what it says on the tin. It must be food safe as I'm not dead ye............and"
Star Rating 5

How to Use

 Basic Application

  1. Sand your work down to your desired grit. Hampshire Sheen recommend 400 grit.
  2. Apply the oil using a paper towel or rag;
  3. After a few minutes, remove excess oil from the surface of the piece;
  4. Allow 20 minutes between coats and apply a maximum of 2 before allowing to cure;
  5. Leave to cure thoroughly for at least 24-48 hours before buffing and putting into use. Curing time will vary depending on ambient temperature and humidity;
  6. Recoat as required.
  7. For best results, use within 6 months of purchase.


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