FAQ

Is Selleys an Australian Owned Company?

Yes, Selleys, along with other market leading companies such as Dulux, Berger and Yates is owned by DuluxGroup.

When was Selleys started?

Martin Selley started Selleys in 1939 in Sydney. Martin Selley had earlier emigrated from Germany and started to make his Special Putty, selling it door to door. His product was considered so superior to other putties available that he set up the company to meet the demand. Maintaining our commitment to superior products [This sentence doesn’t seem to have been finished.]

Does Selleys have any other brands?

Selleys markets a wide range of products under its Selleys brand but also sells under other Brand names too. In 2006, Ferropro, Oztrade, Parfix, Poly Products, Polyglaze, Rota Cota, Sealwall, Tarzan’s Grip, and Turtle Wax products are all supplied into the Australian & New Zealand markets by DuluxGroup through Selleys.

Does Selleys pollute the environment?

Selleys strives hard to be a good corporate citizen and that includes a very strong focus on the sustainability of the products and practices of Selleys. Good product stewardship is a core value of Selleys and is summed up by “No injuries to anyone, ever”. Selleys strives to implement this in everything we do.

Does Selleys have an environmental policy & where can I get it?

DuluxGroup’s Safety & Sustainability policy can be downloaded here

Does Selleys issue Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) information on its products?

Selleys always ensures it complies with all relevant laws and regulations, however, at this point in time there is no relevant agreed Australian standards or regulations on VOC. As a result, Selleys does not issue VOC information on its products.

Does Selleys make temporary adhesives?

No, at this point in time Selleys only makes “permanent” adhesives.

Does Selleys issue warranties on their products?

The law implies certain warranties for all consumer transactions involving Selleys products. Selleys stands by these warranties as evidenced by our motto: “If It’s Selleys It Works.” In relation to other transactions, Selleys may issue a formal warranty provided the relevant conditions have been met. It is important to remember however that the proper application of Selleys products in accordance with the application instructions is often critical in getting the best result.

Why do some good products that Selleys made in the past disappear from the market?

Selleys makes and markets a wide range of products with a reputation for excellence; however, in some cases their popularity does not justify the continued manufacture of these products. From time to time Selleys reviews its product range to ensure it is relevant & still meeting our consumer’s needs. In many cases Selleys produces an even better product to replace older products. In other cases the stores stocking the products may have changed & the products are actually still available. If you can’t find the Selleys product you are looking for, please call 1300 555 205 & ask a Customer Service Consultant to advise you if & where you can still purchase the product you want.

How do I remove supa glue?

It can be softened over a period of about 5 to 10 minutes with Acetone (a solvent commonly found in nail polish remover) however some leather finishes and laminated benchtops and plastics can be damaged by this solvent and it can remove the colour. Extreme care should be used in this event & pre-testing is strongly recommended. With standard supa glue, recently spilt, exposure to boiling water can help soften it.

Does Selleys make medical adhesives?

At this point in time Selleys does not make medical adhesives and so we do not recommend the use of any of our products internally, including for repairing dentures. Contact your medical professional for advice on appropriate products for these uses.

What products will not attack Styrofoam but will glue to it?

  • Liquid Nails Fast (waterbased)
  • Aquadhere PVA (Interior or Exterior)
  • Kwik Grip Waterbased
  • Selleys Roof & Gutter
  • Urethane Bond