RectorSeal No. 5 Special Pipe Thread Sealant 8oz.

  • California Prop 65


These premium grade thread sealants are a variation of our basic RectorSeal No. 5® formulation modified for specific applications where low odor, non-staining, and soft set features are desired. RectorSeal No. 5 Special is especially formulated for use around gas detection equipment. RectorSeal No. 5® Sub-Zero is especially formulated for low temperature applications and is brushable to -35°F. They are listed under the Uniform Plumbing Code (IAPMO) File No. 1282. In addition, they are approved and listed with the Canadian Standards Association (CSA).



RectorSeal No. 5 Special and RectorSeal No. 5 Sub-Zero are recommended for pipe made of galvanized steel, iron, brass, copper, aluminum, stainless steel, polyethylene, reinforced fiberglass, and PVC. DO NOT USE ON ABS OR CPVC – use RectorSeal® T Plus 2®.

RectorSeal No. 5 Special and RectorSeal No. 5 Sub-Zero are recommended for pipe carrying:

• Acids, dilute
• Air, compressed
• Ammonia, gaseous and liquid
• Aliphatic solvents
• Caustics, dilute
• Cutting oils (low aromatic)
• Diesel fuel oil
• Freons
• Gasoline
• Heating oils
• Helium, gaseous
• Hydraulic oils
• Hydrogen, gaseous
• Inert gases
• Jet fuel, JP-3, 4, and 5
• Kerosene
• Mineral oils
• Natural gas
• Nitrogen, gaseous
• Petroleum solvents
• Soap, liquid
• Steam
• Vegetable oils
• Water (hot or cold)


Characteristics | Features

• Soft set
• Won't dry out in the can
• Non-hardening and odorless
• Smooth easy application
• Non-staining all weather formula
• Lubricates and protects threads
• Breaks out easily without damaging threads
• Lead free and contains no other metals
• For use with water systems (hot or cold)
• Reduces friction to allow tighter joint makeup

Safety Standards
California Prop 65 Yes
Weights and Dimensions
Operating Weight (lbs) 8
Exterior Dimensions (D) (inches) 16.0000
Exterior Dimensions (W) (inches) 5.0000
Exterior Dimensions (H) (inches) 12.0000
Shipping Weight (lbs) 8.0000