General Purpose Release Agent

RELEASE CRETE™ Product Description

RELEASE CRETE™ is a high quality chemical action-type release agent for use on all types of forms used for concrete. It is also extremely effective when used to prevent concrete from bonding to form surfaces as well as mixers, mold boxes, pallets, tools and wheelbarrows.

RELEASE CRETE™ Application Information

Apply RELEASE CRETE™ lightly on clean form surfaces before each pour. RELEASE CRETE™ may be applied by brush, roller, rag or spray. RELEASE CRETE™ may be diluted with one to two parts fuel oil for economy. Note that highly volatile solvents such as mineral spirits, are not recommended.


RELEASE CRETE™ is available in 55 gallon (208 L) drums.

Health & Safety:

All precautions defined on the SDS (Safety Data Sheet) for RELEASE CRETE™ and the solvent used to dilute must be followed.

Quantity Required:

RELEASE CRETE™ (undiluted) will cover approximately 1,000 ft2 /gal (25 m2 /L) for metal forms and 750 ft2 /gal (18 m2 /L) for wood forms.


The hazards defined on the (SDS) Safety Data Sheet for RELEASE CRETE™ will change significantly when diluted with any organic solvent. Additional precautions are required to avoid inhalation during spray applications and will normally include respiratory protection. Spray application of RELEASE CRETE™ diluted with any low flash point solvent may create the possibility of explosive airborne concentrations. Appropriate precautions will vary with local conditions.

Refer to the SDS for RELEASE CRETE™ and the solvent prior to use. Consult local air quality regulations to assure that any solvent diluted RELEASE CRETE™ complies with applicable VOC regulations. | North America Customer Service: +1 (877) 423 6491

We hope the information here will be helpful. It is based on data and knowledge considered to be true and accurate, and is offered for consideration, investigation and verification by the user, but we do not warrant the results to be obtained. Please read all statements, recommendations, and suggestions in conjunction with our conditions of sale, which apply to all goods supplied by us. No statement, recommendation, or suggestion is intended for any use that would infringe any patent, copyright, or other third party right.

RELEASE CRETE are trademarks, which may be registered in the United States and/or other countries, of GCP Applied Technologies Inc. This trademark list has been compiled using available published information as of the publication date and may not accurately reflect current trademark ownership or status.

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Last Updated: 2024-06-21