Eau Japonaise - Popote 500ml

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The Eau Japonaise is a polish based on an old French recipe (Popote) for cleaning varnishes and has long been used by violin makers to clean instruments. Allows you to clean the instrument and is very effective on almost all types of dirt, leaving a clean surface without scratching and is one of the many cleaning systems that exist today. It can also be used in conjunction with other methods to achieve a perfect result. Like all polish is slightly abrasive and can soften and removing the original varnish. Always test a hidden quote on parts to verify compatibility with the varnish you want to clean.

For professionals use only

please read the precautions attached

Due to the transportation regulations related to hazardous goods, that restrict shipment of certain liquids and flammable goods, we can ship inside Europe only.
Delivery time could be up to appr. 10-20 workdays.


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Shake well before use. Use a cotton rag or a swab soaked in Eau Japonaise, passing it over the parts to be cleaned with light pressure and a figure-8 or circle motion until the swab is dirty and needs to be replaced. In areas that are difficult to access, a brush can be used. Work under supervision with Wood Light (Black Light) to check whether dirt or original paint is being removed. Do not use if there are open cracks. When clean, wipe the area with a clean cloth to remove any residue. If necessary, finish polishing the varnish to your liking.


  • Eau Japonaise should only be used by professionals and with caution.
  • It must be used under control with Wood's Lamp to check whether dirt or original paint is being removed.
  • Use in a well-ventilated place. They can release vapors that are harmful to the respiratory tract.
  • Use a mask with appropriate filters for solvents.
  • It should not be used with bare hands but wear vinyl or nitrile gloves. Although present in very low percentages, hydrochloric acid is a skin irritant.
  • It should not be used if there are open cracks.
  • A test must always be carried out on the paint to be cleaned to verify compatibility.
  • Shake well and for a long time before use. The tripoli tends to precipitate and compact on the bottom.
  • Always keep the bottle tightly closed to limit evaporation of the components.
  • If it requires dilution, it is recommended to dilute it with deionized water only.
  • Do not drink, smoke or eat when using.
  • Do not ingest and avoid any contact with skin or eyes.
  • Keep out of reach of children.
  • Do not dispose of the product into the environment.
  • The purchase certifies knowledge and compliance with these regulations.