Fabric Protectants

Selleys Fabric Shield

Selleys Fabric Shield

Selleys Fabric Shield is a protective treatment for fabrics including furnishings & clothing. It repels oil, grease, dirt and water.


  • Fabric Shield repels oil, grease, dirt and water.
  • The product resists staining and soiling by substances such as gravy, mayonnaise, wine, coffee, orange juice and many other common household stains.

Available Sizes

  • 350g Aerosol

Available at

  • Coles
  • Mitre 10

Where can this product be used?

  • Use on fabrics to resist staining and soiling by substances such as gravy, mayonnaise, wine, coffee, orange juice and many other things.
  • What materials is this product suitable for?
  • Fabric Shield is suitable for use on lounge suites, dining chairs, cushions, curtains and bedspreads. Also suits, trousers, skirts, ties etc.
  • Fabric Shield is not suitable for use on leather and vinyl, plastic or other non-absorbent surfaces.

Handy tips

  • To maintain maximum protection, a re- application of Fabric Shield is recommended after cleaning or laundering:
  • Fabric to be treated should be clean and dry.
  • Shake can well.
  • Hold the can upright, 150 – 200mm (6 – 8") from the fabric and spray with an even sweeping motion until wet.
  • Overlap spray areas to ensure an even coverage.
  • Avoid spraying metal or wooden inserts of furniture. If sprayed, wipe off immediately.
  • Allow the treated fabric to dry for approximately 3 hours.
  • When dry, test the fabric for repellency by applying a few drops of water in an inconspicuous area. If the water soaks into the fabric, a further application of Fabric Shield is required.
  • When spills occur, simply blot away or sponge off.
  • When soiling occurs, sponge clean with soap and water and rinse with a clean wet sponge.
  • Not recommended for fabric already treated with a water repellent such as DRW or made from waterproof fabrics such as Gore-tex® or oilskins (Driza-bone® etc).

Safety tips

  • It is advisable to test the product first in an inconspicuous area to ensure that the fabric is colourfast. Spray on, leave for a few seconds – then wipe with a clean white cloth. If colour is transferred to cloth or any other unwanted effect is noticed, discontinue treatment.
  • Use only in a well ventilated area.
  • Forms a dangerous gas if vapours contact radiators or naked flame.
  • No smoking while product is being used.
  • Do not incinerate or puncture can, even when empty. Spent cans should be disposed of by burial or landfill garbage disposal.
  • For advice, contact a Poisons Information Centre (AUS 131 126; NZ 0800 764 766) or a doctor.
  • For further detail on the safe use of this product, please refer to the Material Safety Data Sheet, which can be downloaded from this site.

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