CLP® Cleaner, Lubricant & Preservative


Break Free® CLP® is the gold standard solution with only ONE STEP to clean, lubricate and protect your firearm. CLP is more than a superior lubricant, CLP actually cleans firing residue and other contaminates from the bore, moving parts and exterior of firearms while simultaneously reducing friction and protecting from corrosion.


CLP® Cleaner, Lubricant & Preservative,

Break Free® CLP® is the gold standard solution with only ONE STEP to clean, lubricate and protect your firearm. CLP is more than a superior lubricant, CLP actually cleans firing residue and other contaminates from the bore, moving parts and exterior of firearms while simultaneously reducing friction and protecting from corrosion.

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• It has been proven to perform in temperatures ranging from -65˚F to +475˚F and after saltwater immersion
• It is manufactured from the highest-quality polymerized synthetic oils plus special friction-reducing, anti-wear additives
• It reduces metal-to-metal wear by protecting treated surfaces with an advanced boundary film
• It does not deteriorate under high temperatures and extreme pressure. Other brands may contain wax-based materials that will degrade and solidify into a gummy residue
• It displaces and loosens residue and contaminants from bearing areas
• It protects metals with special rust inhibitors

CLEANS: Break-Free CLP has a special cleaning action that breaks loose dirt and corrosion that can damage metal. Special penetrating formula displaces trapped grit and frees sticky, rusted, or corroded mechanisms.

LUBRICATES: Break-Free CLP has superior lubricating qualities that keeps parts working smoothly. CLP’s proprietary formula contains multiple ingredients including specially treated PTFE for improved boundary film strength that reduces friction, retards wear, and stops build-up of foreign matter.

PRESERVES: Break-Free CLP provides a long-lasting protective coating that shields all metals from rust and corrosion.


DIRECTIONS: Shake well before use
1. Apply to mechanisms and metal surfaces.
2. Allow a few minutes or more (even overnight) for penetration and cleaning action to occur.
3. With movement or brushing of the parts, foreign matter will break loose and can be wiped away.
4. Break-Free CLP lubricates immediately. For best results, allow to cure for 2 hours.


CAUTION: Contains Petroleum distillates. If swallowed do not induce vomiting. Call physician immediately. Use with adequate ventilation.



CLP® Cleaner, Lubricant & Preservative is rated 4.3 out of 5 by 63.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from One Can Does It All. I bought Breakfree CLP about a year ago and have still have the same can. This has replaced my cleaners and lubricants on my firearms, including solvents, oils and other protectants. It foams up, which can be a good or bad thing, but it really helps to coat and break up the dirt. In fact it works so well all I have to use to clean the bore is a patch. I've never had to use a wire brush since I've used this cleaner. It also goes a long way, so all you need is a few spritzes. You don't have to lean on the spray button like the other CLP's out there. I also use this on my cars and tools and it works great. If you want a cleaner, lube and preservative for metal, look no further.
Date published: 2014-10-13
Rated 2 out of 5 by from What Happened to the BREAK-FREE I knew? 80's Formula Rating ******. 6 Stars. I bought 10 3gal containers in the late 80's. I am 1/2 way through my 2nd to last jug. However the unopened jug is leaking from a seam and half of it leaked out down my wall onto the floor. I went and bought a brand new small bottle to try out and it smells different and dose not work as well. What happened to it? I now have less than a gallon of what I assume is the original 80's formula and I will need to change it to some other brand. Nothing "NOTHING" worked as well as the 80's Break-Free CLP formula!! What a shame. Break-Free was the best product on the market and now it's far below standards.
Date published: 2016-07-16
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Break Free CLP- 12 oz aeresol can Hello- I have used Break Free CLP for at least 10 years on all my firearms and have always had great results. I purchased a can of the 12 oz. CLP that comes in the aerosol spray can that was the only CLP my local store had at the time. I have always had Break Free CLP in liquid form in bottles and really like that you can shake it up to mix and use it. Well the 12 oz. can says also to shake it up to mix, but when you go to use , it just foams up everywhere. I am unable to use the little straw to get into small areas because it blows off from the force of the foam that shoots out. Anyways, I will never purchase 12 oz. can again and will stick to the liquid bottles, they seem to work the best for me. Thanks
Date published: 2015-02-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from CLP I bought a gallon at the CMP at the Camp Perry store many years ago when I was still a regular attendee at the Nationals. I had just started teaching Rifle Marksmanship at my Community College in the spring. I was looking for something that would clean as well as lubricate the small bore rifles I used in class. It just so happened I was talking to one of the staff members who worked there and he told me about "Break Free." The rest is history. I found out I didn't want to leave the bore wet with it though as it would cause fliers but as soon as I stopped doing that, they stopped. I've even started using it on my own firearms. I'm retired now after almost 30 years and the rifles look as good now as they did when I first got them. Allen J Elliott
Date published: 2016-01-13
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Miss the old stuff. Breakfree was an outstanding oil when I had a good supply, the after passing to Winchester and now safariland the formula has changed. Stopped using it since then. Safariland, if you could make a run of the old formula, or at least the early 2000's formula I'm sure you would have a lot more sales than you do (even now) it smells and even feels different today than it used to. Please sell the different formulas I can't find anything close to how it used to be. Ty
Date published: 2016-02-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Tested by a Gunsmith A friend of mine's father is a gun smith and he tested a number of lubricants by coating gun parts and immersing them under water for a period of time. The Breakfree CLC maintained the longest and this kind of testing from someone I know and trust is all I needed. I am not the only one who knows about this because I just read an article in a hunting magazine that for hunting in the cold, you should scrub and degrease your gun and then.....coat all with Breakfree CLC.
Date published: 2014-11-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Used exclusively on my guns for over 40 years. I was introduced to Break Free CLP in then mid 70s by a leading holster manufacturer, They used it as the only lubricant on every piece of machinery that they used. I learned shortly afterward that the military used it, alone, not with any solvents, etc. on their firearms. At the time, I was living in Florida, having a heck of a time keeping one gun from starting to rust, as i carried it in an inside the waistband holster, and my sweat really did a number on it. I started with WD40 (no good), tried others (only slightly better), and had settled on RIG grease, which I still had to wipe the gun with almost every day to keep it from starting to corrode. After I started using Break Free both to clean and to protect that and all my other guns: no more rust! They[re absolutely right about Cleaner, Lubricant, and Preservative. I clean a gun by running a wet patch through the barrel and letting it sit a few minutes while I brush and wipe down the rest of the gun. After that's done, I run brush through the barrel with some more Break Free on it, followed by several more wet patches. LOTS of residue comes out then, after having given it a few minutes to soak. Then I run one dry patch through the barrel, and lightly wipe down the rest of the gun with a rag, That's the extent of my lubrication and preservative on Glocks, a Kimber, High Standard, Rugers, an AR-15, and others. Never had a lubrication problem in the last 40 years. I bought a gallon years ago, and fill smaller bottles from that (be sure to shake it up GOOD to mix up the suspended particles). I even keep refilled military style 2 oz. bottles in each car, as a "just in case" for most anything that needs lubricating. And I have no affiliation with this product or company, I just like it that much!
Date published: 2014-12-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I bought some about 6 months ago and it has been great. when foams you can see dirt and grime lifting out. when finished action is so smooth and don't have greasy feeling
Date published: 2014-10-30
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