MPI Approved Guide Formulas List

MPI #   129      Varnish, Water Based, Clear, Semi-Gloss
A water based emulsion-type clear coating for interior wood trim, frames, doors, paneling and cabinetry. Used in residential, commercial and institutional locations or where solvent fumes from conventional varnishes pose a health or safety problem. These coatings shall be “self sealing” on new or bare hardwood and softwood surfaces. Primary application methods include: airless, HVLP and/or conventional spray; may also be applied by roller or brush.
[Characteristics reviewed include gloss levels of 35 — 70 units. See MPI 'Detailed Performance' Specs for complete details, specific requirements, and/or reference specs.]

MPI VOC Ranges (grams/L) E3   <201 g/l E2   201 - 250 g/l E1   251 - 380 g/l > E '0' - outside range, n/a - unavailable
EPR - Environmental/Performance Rating (VOC & Relative Performance of Category+Gloss & Appropriate Specified Use).
Supplier Formula Description Code Brand(s)/Tradenames Formula / Link Chemical Family
E Range
Bayer MaterialScience Semi-Gloss Finish Waterborne Acrylic Dispersion 943087-C Bayhydrol ../Bayerinfo.asp Polyacrylic Dispersion
E 2