Valspar​® Multi-Purpose Primer

Valspar​®​ Multi-Purpose Primer makes drastic colour changes easy with one-coat coverage that quickly covers hard-to-conceal paint colours.

  • Easily hides bold colours in just one coat
  • Primes walls for a smooth, even topcoat
  • Locks down existing household stains
  • Seals bare drywall and previously coated surfaces
  • Recoats in just one hour + sands easily
  • Tintable for enhanced colour coverage
  • Use with all paint sheens and all topcoats
  • Soap and water cleanup


946 mL / 1 Quart

3.78 L / 1 Gallon

18.9 L / 5 Gallons


27 m²/3.78 L - 37 m²/3.78 L

(400 sq. ft. per gallon)


  • Usage
    Properly prepared, interior walls and ceilings including plaster, wood, drywall, brick and cement. Do not use on bare metal or over glazed or glossy surfaces.
  • Prep
  • Application
    Stir thoroughly. Intermix containers to ensure uniform colour. Apply with a premium-quality roller, polyester brush or airless sprayer. If applying by spray, back-roll or back-brush to work paint into the surface. Apply a liberal coat of paint uniformly, working well into the surface.
  • Dry Time
    Dry Time @ 25 °C (77 °F) and 50 % Relative Humidity
    To The Touch: 30 minute - 1 hour
    Recoat: 2 hour
  • Clean-up & Disposal
    Clean up with warm, soapy water
Recommended Coats
1 coats
Dry To the Touch*
30 minute - 1 hour
2 hour
*Dry Time @ 25 °C and 50 % Relative Humidity
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Data Sheets

Download the product data sheet (PDS) and safety data sheet (SDS) for your Valspar multi-purpose primer.

Product Number Sheen Base Container Size SDS PDS
042397700408 - White 946 mL
(1 Quart)
042397700415 - White 3.78 L
(1 Gallon)
042397700422 - White 18.9 L
(5 Gallons)