NatureShield® 40

NatureShield Family Overview

NatureShield® additives for wood & concrete surface coatings are designed to improve the durability, weatherability, and aesthetics of wood and stone-based substrates. These environmentally-friendly additives impart abrasion, scratch, & water resistance, provide good water beading, and enhance the natural pattern of wood. Comprised of naturally-derived materials, many NatureShield® products are certified under the USDA BioPreferred Program. Learn more about NatureShield »


A natural oil emulsion that imparts water resistance to wood and concrete.

Performance Attributes

This product is used in many applications including the following:

ApplicationProperties Imparted
Concretewater beading, water resistance
Exterior Wood Protectionwater beading, water repellence, water resistance

Physical Properties

AppearanceThin, tan liquid
pH7.0 – 9.0
Emulsifier ChargeAnionic
Percent Non-Volatile39.5% – 40.5%
Recommended pH Range7 – 12
Brookfield Viscosity Range< 100
Spindle Number1

These physical properties are typical but should not be considered specifications.

Additional Information

Description: Proprietary wax emulsion

Handling: Avoid contact with eyes, skin and clothing. Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice. Use personal protective equipment as required.

Storage: Keep container tightly closed. Keep containers tightly closed in a dry, cool and well-ventilated place. Keep from freezing

Shelf Life: 6 Months

Technical Data Sheet: Click here to download a Technical Data Sheet PDF for NatureShield® 40

Site(s) of Manufacture (and Product Code):

Cincinnati, OH, USA (NSHLD40)

Tuas, Singapore (NSHLD40.S)