Crete-Lease® 20-VOC-Xtra Release Agent

Crete-Lease® 20-VOC-Xtra Release Agent

  • $2295

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Crete-Lease® 20-VOC-Xtra Release Agent - 12.5 oz

Non-toxic, non-flammable release agent is water-based and meets rigid OSHA, EPA and the lowest VOC rules.  Permits easy, stain-free removal of forms or formliners from hardened concrete without bugholes and is ordorless.

Form Material Compatibility:

  • Plywood: All Grades, Pre-oiled, Overlaid (LDO, MDO, HDO)
  • Fiberglass: Fiberglass Reinforced
  • Plastics: Expanded Polystyrene Foam*, ABS, PVC
  • Coatings: Epoxy, Urethane, Latexes
  • Elastomerics: Silicone, SBR, Natural Rubber
  • Steel
  • Aluminum
  • Wood
    • * Bead Board may require two coats
Product Detail:
  • Crete-Lease 20-VOC permits easy, stain-free removal of forms, formliners, pallets, etc. from hardened concrete
  • Cuts form clean-up time up to 70% when properly applied
  • Reduces bugholes on concrete surfaces
  • Doesn't interfere with adhesion of caulk, architectural coatings, paint, sealers and curing compounds on cured concrete surfaces when properly applied
  • Sprays upside down, or rightside up.
  • Permits empty container disposal in dumpsters and nonhazardous landfills
  • Still produces architectural looking concrete surfaces if over-applied
  • Is odorless
  • Meets the most rigid OSHA and EPA regulations in any state
  • Is a water based release agent
  • Applies over residual form oils on used forms
  • Helps prevent rusting of steel forms
  • Eliminates bugholes even when applied 5 times thicker than needed:
  • No staining
  • Does not cause efflorescence
    • Limitations: Crete-Lease 20-VOC separates if frozen once or if stored for more than 8 months. Vigorous stirring renews it.
  • Applicable Standards: Exceeds California's SCAQMD rule 1113-90 (250 g/L). "Cresset Concrete Standards", a photographic appearance guide. Corps of Engineers, "Civil Works Construction Guide Specifications," CW-03101, Section 5.3 and Section 8. Corps of Engineers, "Guide Specification Military Construction," CEGS-03300, Section 10.8.
Technical Data:
  • Coverage: 1500 sq. ft. per can
  • Type: Aeresol, Semi-drying
  • Color: White
  • Opacity: Opaque
  • Freeze Damage: Yes. Freeze Temperature: 31°F
  • Flash Point: Not applicable
  • Viscosity (centipoises): 500 @ 68°F
  • Storage Life: 8 months
  • Density: 7.8 lbs/gal
  • Odor: None
  • VOC (Volatile Organic Compounds): 100 g/l
  • Composition: A proprietary emulsion of vegetable oils in water. Contains no waxes, no carcinogens.


  • Apply minutes, hours, or days before placing concrete.
  • Form surfaces must be clean, and dry.
  • For best results, apply an ultra-thin film.
  • Spray or wipe the release on. If runs or puddles occur, wipe them off.