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AFM Safecoat Carpet Seal
AFM Safecoat Carpet Seal

SafeChoice Carpet Seal (formerly SafeChoice Carpet Guard) is a unique sealer designed to prevent the outgassing of harmful chemicals used in carpet backing. These chemicals include such known carcinogens as formaldehyde, toluene, benzene, xylene and styrene. Carpet Seal is odor-free and, when properly applied, effectively blocks outgassing for up to five cleanings or one year.

SafeChoice Carpet Seal sealer is designed to be used in conjunction with SafeChoice Carpet Shampoo (to clean) and SafeChoice Lock Out (to seal carpet fibers and repel dirt and stains). This three-part system helps to clean out and seal in the chemicals found throughout a typical carpet.

Use On: SafeChoice Carpet Seal is generally suitable for synthetic carpets and rugs. Because of variations in materials and production processes used by different manufacturers, you should always spot test to insure compatibility with your carpet. Wool fibers generally do not react well to water based products, so SafeChoice Carpet Seal is not recommended for wool.

Advantages/Significant Benefits:
  • Fights indoor air pollution by stopping the outgassing of irritating materials from carpet backing - the only product in the world so designed.
  • Esepcially important for professiona maintenance people who maintain centrally-ventilated buildings where occupants are subject to the effects of all toxic discharges within the building and maintenance products.
  • Odorless-pleasant for user and occupant.
  • Resists water borne stains.
  • Safely used by and for the Chemically Sensitive.

Application: Carpet should be vacuumed and cleaned prior to application of Carpet Seal. Use non-toxic, odorless SafeChoice Carpet Shampoo. Follow technical data sheet for use. Immediately after shampooing apply SafeChoice Carpet Seal liberally bur evenly (while carpet is still damp) using a hand-held pump sprayer (similar to a garden-type sprayer) to mist the sealer over the surface of the carpet. Do not over-saturate. SafeChoice Carpet Seal cannot be used on dry carpet. Work SafeChoice Carpet Seal into the fibers with a rotary brush, polishing machine or clean garage broom, just enough to assure complete and uniform contact with the top of the carpet to the backing.


Even coverage and wiping surface is essential. When SafeChoice Carpet Seal is o be applied to a carpet not just immediately cleaned, prior to application be sure to dampen carpet with clear water using a hand-held pump prayer. The drying and curing process may be accelerated by using conventional heating methods. Do not permit traffic on the carpet until dry to touch. Periodic carpet shampooing may be performed as required. After four or five cleaning or one a year, re-application of SafeChoice Carpet Seal may be necessary to ensure outgassing containment.

Before using SafeChoice Carpet Seal the first time, test in small inconspicuous areas to confirm compatibility and color fastness.

Coverage: One gallon of SafeChoice Carpet Seal Covers approximately 300 square feet for medium to tight weave carpet.

Clean-Up: Rinse with clear water.

Drying/Curing Time:
In moderate to temperatures and humidity four to six hours to the touch – total cure time twenty-four hours. Cool temperatures and/or high humidity may increase drying time.

Limitations: Not recommended for wool or velour carpet. It is very important to cloth wipe the top of the carpet fiber after application to prevent formation of white film upon drying. Do not permit traffic on the carpet until dry to the touch. Always spot test carpet on inconspicuous locations for color fastness and compatibility. When using carpet products it is advisable to put small squares of aluminum foil under furniture legs until carpet is dry.

Health Precautions: As with all cleaning products, keep container tightly closed and out of the reach of children. Do not ingest, is swallowed, drink (2) glasses of water to dilute. In case of eye contact, flush eye immediately with plenty of water for 15 minutes. If you are chemically sensitive always test for personal tolerance.

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AFMSCS-0001 AFM Safecoat Carpet Seal - 1 gal
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