General clear, multi-purpose adhesive for school, home and DIY projects.



3 x 25ml

Features & benefits

Bostik Clear is a strong, fast drying, multi-purpose adhesive designed to give good adhesion to a wide variety of household materials. Exhibits excellent adhesion to many materials such as paper, cardboard, leather, ceramics, glass, wood, fabrics, rubber, felt, metal, and some plastics like rigid PVC and Perspex. This fast drying general purpose glue is a must have for home, school and office work, where it can be used for art and crafts, scrapbooking, photo albums, school projects, handicraft and decorative work, greeting cards, invitations, paper decorations and general DIY tasks where quick repairs are required. It is acid free and will not yellow or damage paper.

Not be used on painted or polished surfaces. Not suitable for use on some plastics like polyethylene, polypropylene, polystyrene plastics, rayon and acetate fabrics. Should not be used for the repair of pottery handles or any items that may contain hot liquids. Ensure that at least one of the two surfaces to be adhered is porous.

Bostik Clear is flammable. Always work in a ventilated area. Do not breathe in vapours. Avoid exposing product to any ignition sources and do not smoke when working with the product.

Technical information

Bostik DIY South Africa Create - Clear Adhesive Technical Data Sheet.pdf (298.4 KB)

Bostik DIY South Africa Create - Clear Adhesive Safety Data Sheet (174.98 KB)

How to use

  • Surfaces must be clean, dry and free from all loose materials, dust, dirt, oil, rust and any other contaminants.
  • On porous surfaces such as ceramics, apply to one surface and join immediately.
  • On non-porous surfaces such as metal, apply to one surface, transfer adhesive to opposite surface by gently pressing together.
  • Immediately separate the surfaces and allow adhesive to dry for approximately 1 minute before permanently re-joining together.
  • Allow to set for up to 24 hours before use.


Are adhesives flammable?

Most solvent based adhesives are flammable. Always work in a ventilated area and do not breathe in vapours. Avoid exposing the product to any ignition sources. Do not smoke when working with adhesives.

How do I store my adhesive?

Most adhesives have a shelf life of at least 12 months if stored in a cool (below 25°C), dry place in its original moisture-tight container. If the material is kept beyond the recommended shelf life, it is not necessarily unusable, but a check should be performed to observe whether the product is still workable, apply-able and uncured.

Which adhesive is the right one for my application?

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