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The Fastest, Easiest & Safest Way to Remove Cosmoline  (Easy Cosmoline Removal in Seconds)
Removing Cosmoline has given people grief since 1939.  Today, you can find literally hundreds of recipes, formulas, tips, trick and strategies online for removing our favorite rust preventative coating...be careful though, some of these "solutions" are more credible than others.  When sourcing our Cosmoline Remover, we took into consideration: effectiveness, safety, cost and convenience of application and clean-up.  We believe our Cosmoline Remover is the most effective solution offered anywhere.  It practically dissolves any Cosmoline product in seconds with very little effort.

Cosmoline Remover is a solvent-based industrial cleaner specifically formulated to quickly & effectively remove all types of Cosmoline and other petroleum-based transportation and storage coatings.


  • Breaks down (dissolves) all forms of Cosmoline in seconds with very little effort.  (Demonstration video coming soon)
  • Safe to use on firearms, military weaponry, automobiles, machinery, heavy equipment, gears, lathes, dies, molds, and anything else coated with Cosmoline.
  • Will not soften, dull, or discolor finishes.
  • Fast & Easy to use.


METHOD #1: Wipe with Cloth, Rag or Paper Towel

  1. Saturate a clean cloth with Cosmoline Remover.
  2. Gently rub area to maximize contact between cleaner and surface.
  3. For best results, turn cloth frequently while cleaning.
  4. Repeat as necessary.
  5. Review SDS for complete safety precautions.

METHOD #2: Soak Parts in Cosmoline Remover

  1. Pour Cosmoline Remover in safe container
  2. Place parts covered in Cosmoline into the bath
  3. Let soak for at least 30 seconds.
  4. Gently remove parts and wipe off Cosmoline or move parts back and forth in bath and Cosmoline will start coming off.
  5. Review SDS for complete safety precautions.


**This product is not offered in aerosol can containers.  If you'd like to consider an effective Cosmoline Remover in aerosol, please see our SS-245 product option. 


* SCAQMD - This product is not to be used in California's South Coast Air Quality Management District because it does not comply with Rule 1144.  This restriction only affects the following Southern California counties:  Orange, Riverside, Los Angeles and San Bernardino.  For a complete listing of cities, click here

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