Osmo Polyx Oil Effect

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Price Range:£52.99 - £160.68
Price £52.99

Product Overview

The wood's true beauty is accomplished by using Osmo Polyx-Oil. The emphasis on the wood's grain and natural characteristics provides a warm and rich effect to ensure that any interior looks luxurious and elegant.

Osmo Polyx® Oil Effect is a decorative oil, available in Gold and Silver effect. It creates a decorative finish on dark wooden flooring such as Smoked Oak and Walnut, that combines the advantages of natural oils and waxes in one product.

Osmo Polyx® Oil Effect leaves a smooth surface and is resistant to dirt, water and abrasion. In comparison to conventional finishes, the use of plant ingredients creates a more evenly coloured and more harmonious appearance.

Osmo Polyx® Oil Effect is ideal for protecting all darkened Wooden Floors (Solid Wood, Plank Wood, Blockstrip, Oriented Strand Board and Cork floors) and darkened wooden furniture.


  • Ideal for Interior Timber especially untreated softwoods
  • Available in Gloss, Satin, Semi-Matt and Matt.
  • Resistant to Wine, Beer, Cola, Tea, Fruit Juice, Milk and Water (In accordance to DIN 68861-1A – no water spots)
  • Suitable for wood. The microporous surface allows the wood to breathe and reduces swelling and shrinkage.
  • Safe for humans, animals and plants. Suitable for children‘s toys as per EN 71.3 (European norm). Saliva and Sweat resistant in accordance to DIN 53160 (German industrial norm).

Technical Information

Coverage: 30m2 per litre
Application: Brush, Roller, Pad
Drying Time: Touch dry in 8–10 hours @ 23°C. Recoat after 24 hours
Coats: 2 coats recommended
Cleanup: White spirit or brush cleaner
Storage: 5 Years if can kept dry and firmly shut in the can. Store for 24–36 hours at room temperature before use.
VOC: 500g/l
Ingredients: Based on natural plant oils and waxes (sunflower oil, soya oil, thistle oil, carnauba wax and candelilla wax), paraffin, siccatives (drying agents) and water-repellent additives. Dearomatized white spirit (benzene-free).


Product Information (618kb PDF)
Safety Data Sheet (186kb PDF)


Perfect sanding is a must for a clean and attractive surface finish. Please see the technical data sheet for the recommended sanding sequences for the surface you are treating.  A trial application of Polyx®-Oil is recommended on a small section of the substrate before commencing.


Oils enhance the natural tone of wood. Applying the product too generously and with insufficient ventilation will lead to delays in drying.

For dark and extractive-rich hardwoods (e.g. Wenge, Merbau, Jatoba etc.), we recommend using Osmo Wood Wax Finish Clear Extra Thin. For Cork surfaces, due to their high absorbency please ensure that the wood finish is applied thinly. Longer drying times are to be taken into consideration (at least 24 hours).

Apply a thin coat to the clean and dry surface along the wood grain with Osmo Soft TIp Brush, Microfibre Roller or Osmo Floor Brush, and spread well.

Allow to dry for approximately 8–10 hours with good ventilation. Lower temperatures and/or higher air humidity can increase the drying time. After drying, quickly apply a second thin coat. When renovating or recoating an already oiled surface, one coat applied to the clean and dry surface is usually sufficient.

After 2–3 weeks, the surface is completely and thoroughly hardened.


Wood surfaces treated with Polyx®-Oil are easy to maintain.

Remove coarse dirt with a broom or a vacuum cleaner. To clean, add Osmo Wash and Care concentrate to mop water and clean the surface with a damp mop. To refresh and clean intensively, use Osmo Liquid Wax Cleaner when necessary.

If a higher gloss level is desired, after thoroughly drying apply Osmo Liquid Wax Cleaner thinly and polish when dry.

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