MPI Approved Guide Formulas List



MPI #   143      Latex, Interior, Institutional Low Odor/VOC, Flat (MPI Gloss Level 1)
Note: Requires a properly-prepared Level 4 drywall finish (i.e. assuming no critical lighting conditions). See "Standard Specification for Application and Finishing of Gypsum Board – ASTM C 840". A white or colored flat latex paint with low odor characteristics and a VOC of less than 10 grams per liter. For use in areas such as hospitals and other occupied buildings where the odor and VOC levels of conventional latex products would preclude their use.
[Characteristics evaluated include gloss levels of maximum of 5 units @ 60° and sheen of a maximum of 10 units at 85°, hiding power, scrubbability, and flexibility. See MPI 'Detailed Performance' Specs for complete details, specific requirements, and/or reference specs.]

MPI VOC Ranges (grams/L) E3   <11 g/l E2   g/l E1   g/l > E '0' - outside range, n/a - unavailable
EPR - Environmental/Performance Rating (VOC & Relative Performance of Category+Gloss & Appropriate Specified Use). meets GPS-1,   meets MPI GPS-2 for Standard Category: Interior Architectural Flat Intermediate/Top Coats[Note to Specifiers: An ‘Appropriate Specified Use’ bonus up to 0.5 EPR units may be added to listed units for use on ceilings, and other very low traffic areas subject to infrequent cleaning. Specifiers should seek guidance from local knowledgeable authorities.]
   
Supplier Formula Description Code Brand(s)/Tradenames Formula / Link Chemical Family
E Range
EPR
GPS-1
GPS-2
BASF APEO-Free Premium Quality Zero VOC Interior Latex Flat 4650 0 VOC Flat Acronal NX 4560 Acronal NX 4650_formulation 4650-018.pdf 100% Acrylic
E 3
4
BASF APEO-Free Premium Quality Zero VOC Interior Latex Flat A0130 O VOC Flat Acronal Optive 130 Acronal Optive 130_formulation 130-040.pdf 100% Acrylic
E 3
4
Celanese EcoVAE Premium Quality Low VOC Interior Flat 10-FL48030 EcoVAE 10-FL48030-EcoVAE405-MPI143ApprovedFormula.pdf VAE
E 3
4
Wacker Polymers Vinnapas EF8001 Latex FLI-107 Vinnapas Model Formula premium interior flat.pdf VAE
E 3
4