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Black Vinyl & Leather Dye


Use our anti-UV Black dye to restore leather or vinyl furniture, rubber, auto interiors, plastics, and even shoes, jackets, or purses. 

For you color buffs, ours is a Lamp Black, which has a natural and warmer feel than the cooler blue Jet Black. Lamp Black is more commonly used in leather and vinyl upholstery in everything from cars to furniture. 

Color changing bonded leather or ultraleather is strongly discouraged due to the unstable nature of these materials. 

Black corrects stains, fading, discoloration, and scuffs with added UV protection. Designed for use on vinyl as well as pigmented and bycast leathers. Applies easily with a sponge, brush, or spray gun. It bonds to leather and vinyl, acting like a stain, not a coating. It will not rub off on clothing once dried. Do not get wet until fully cured. Stir stick and gloves come with each bottle. Sponge not included.


1.00 LBS
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  1. Great product & service 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 7th Feb 2018

    I couldn’t be happier with the end result!

  2. Beautiful color 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 5th Jan 2018

    Arrived frozen and still worked great

  3. Customer Service 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 21st Nov 2017

    The service is exceptional. They answered tons of questions even before I made a purchase. After the purchase they worked with me to get the exact result I was looking for. Outstanding folks.

  4. Excellent 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 6th Nov 2017

    Very pleased with this product

  5. Love it!!! 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 5th Oct 2017

    Had orange paint all over saddle bags.A few coats looked brand new.

  6. Love this product 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 8th Feb 2017

    This product is awesome, it gives great coverage. My couch, chair and love seat look brand new.

  7. Awesome product 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 2nd Jan 2017

    I am so impressed with the dye and how easy it is to apply.

  8. Versatile "must have"... 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 26th Dec 2016

    I initialy bought filler, black color, and this sealer to try to salvage leather seats in Spanish antique chairs for a Taos rehab project. If successful, I'd save about $700 for a custom leather reupholstering job. not a bad gamble for roughly $60. after refinishing the wood to clean and age appropreate condition, I worked on the leather, and the finished product is MUCH better than new leather. It retains some aged character, but appears all new. the clear sealer was the finishing key.
    Afterward I used the clear on a very high quality but neglected leather couch, cushions, and pillows, all really old, dry, dirty, and well used. After a quick cleaning of the surface (409), six coats of clear with an hour dry time between coats, and you'd swear these pieces were just delivered from the King Ranch saddlery and leather works. Maybe saved $5,000 replacement of those beauties.
    And then there were the barn boots, ugly but in good condition... like new now with mahogany color and two clear coats.
    Keep a quart of clear handy. I completed all the above ob less that 2 quarts, and saved a bundle.

  9. Big Fan! 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 13th Oct 2016

    I love your product! I ordered, for the 2nd time, black yesterday. It is amazing! With my first order of black I refurbished a 40 year old black leather wing back. I could have sold 10 of them. Customers fought over it!

  10. Good 4 Star Review

    Posted by on 20th Aug 2016

    Great product

  11. EASY PEASY! 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 15th Jul 2016

    I'd be lying if I said I wasn't terrified about dying my leather love seat. I watched the videos, gloved up, and got to it. It really is as easy as the videos imply. I chose Ebony so my coverage was noticeable immediately - by the second go around, the color was lush and I was inspired. After applying the Clear Prep & Finish the luster was evident. The next day, I napped on it - even drooled a bit, and the dye held up! I'm sold on this product and have told everyone - Their initial reaction is always, "You did what?! You dyed your leather love seat?!!" - Yes I did....I can't wait to do it again. This is easily the best product I've come across - ever!

  12. scared in the beginning but very happy 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 12th Jan 2016

    It was really scarey experience, knowing so little about dying leather, in ordering the dye over the inter-net because there were so many negative opinions regarding a water base dye adhering to leather and/or vinyl. But decided to order your product anyways based on the positive testimonials on your web site and very,very glad that we did. Following the directions that came with the product and on your web site, the product worked out very well and the results were beyond our expectation.

  13. Rub 'n restore worked like magic! 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 17th Aug 2015

    barely used half of the 8oz bottle of black to recolor my Selig lounge chair from ugly yellow-tan to lustrous black! Matched with walnut stain on the plywood. From trashy to Classy!

  14. first time user the recliner tuned out great!!! 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 6th Apr 2015

    The rubnrestore was very easy to use. It took four coats to change a purple chair to black. The first
    Coat looks very streaky but it seems to prep the leather for the other coats. It is very fast and we only
    Used a half a 8oz bottle. The finshed product looked very professional.

  15. Great product and customer service 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 6th Apr 2015

    I sent a sample of my sofa to Rub 'n Restore. They analyzed it for free and recommended a 2:1 ratio of Wine and Black rather than paying the extra fee for a custom color. Started the restoration of our sofa on the weekend. I can't believe how it came out. It looks brand new! Glad I found Rub 'n Restore. Great product.

  16. Fantastic Product 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 5th Mar 2015

    I had two old hunter green leather chairs and 1 old brown sofa. I dyed them black and it was amazing! I have brand new furniture for the cost of 1 bottle of dye. Excellent, excellent product!

  17. Wonderful product! 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 29th Jan 2015

    Thank you for your excellent product. I had called a leather place to find out how much it would cost to dye a recliner chair from brown to black and I was quoted over $700.!! I was given this chair by my sister who was getting rid of it, so the cost of your product was worth the chance that it didn't work - but it did - beautifully!! Thank you for my new black leather recliner chair. :)

  18. Awesome Coverage 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 12th Oct 2014

    I recently took my cognac leather couch and loveseat and dyed it black. The coverage was awesome and the process was so easy.

  19. Beyond Satisfied 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 27th Aug 2014

    We are beyond satisfied with Rub 'n Restore products. We changed our brown 12 foot couch to black and it looks fantastic.

  20. Fantastic product, easy to use. 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 27th Aug 2014

    Great product that restored our heavily sun damaged leather cushions to a nice, even black color.
    Easy to use. We put 2 thin (thinned with water) coats on the most damaged areas and had a even color in the end. Use the sealer to add a sheen.

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Return/Exchange Policy

You can return or exchange any Rub 'n Restore® product within 60 days of purchase, even if you've opened it. We do not accept returns on colors that have been modified.

There is a 25% restocking fee on returns to recoup shipping expenses (free shipping wasn't free for us), re-bottling, re-labeling, etc. Sorry, we cannot pay your shipping cost to return the items.

Avoid the restocking fee by choosing the right color the first time. Send a sample for matching or request swatches. You can also avoid the restocking fee by exchanging.

Exchanges within USA must include a $10 check to supplement shipping for the new order. Exchanges to Canada, please include a $25 check.

Refunds/exchanges may also be prorated if a significant volume was used or leaked during shipment.

If you wish to exchange a stock color for a Custom Color, simply return the products with your vinyl or leather sample. We will contact you for credit card payment for the exchange shipping and the Custom Color formulation fee.

Once we have received your return, we will issue a refund or process the exchange within 24 hours. You will receive an automated email from our system notifying you of the refund or the tracking number for your exchange.

If you cancel your order before it has shipped, we will refund the full amount of the order. If your order has already shipped, we will ask UPS to return it to us, but shipping costs will be deducted from your refund.

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