BIX® TSP Substitute Tablets (Discontinued)

Cleans and prepares surfaces for superior paint adhesion. Recommended to bond old enamel, oil-based or latex paints, and varnish or lacquer finishes to new coatings or before wallpapering. Do not use on porous or non-washable wallpaper. Always test first on an inconspicuous surface for compatibility on areas not to be refinished, as it will degloss most surfaces.


1. MIX:  Drop 1 tablet for every 16oz. of warm water in a container.

2. DISSOLVE: Wait for approximately 5 minutes for tablets to dissolve.

3. STIR: for complete product mixture.

4. CLEAN: Apply from bottom to top, using a cloth, sponge or sprayer. If using on greasy or dirty areas, allow to sit for a few minutes. Wipe off with a clean dry cloth, turning and changing it often to avoid smears and to ensure complete surface drying.

WARNING: Contains Boric Acid. Avoid contact with eyes and skin. Avoid breathing dusts or mists. Wash thoroughly after handling. For sensitive skin or prolonged use, wear gloves. Do not taste or swallow. Do not mix with other household cleaning products, as hazardous gases may result. Only mix with water per label directions.


FIRST AID: If swallowed, drink 2 – 3 large glasses of water and get medical attention immediately. In case of eye contact, immediately flush eyes with water for 15 minutes. Get medical attention if irritation persists. If on skin, rinse thoroughly with water.

WARNING! If you scrape, sand or remove old paint, you may release lead dust. LEAD IS TOXIC. Contact the National Lead Information Hotline at 1-800-424-LEAD or log on to


The “Directions for Use” are included to help you better understand our product. However, they do not provide you with all of the information needed to use the product safely and effectively. Prior to using any of our products, you should always read the entire label including all cautions. A copy of the current label is linked to this webpage.