MPI Approved Guide Formulas List



MPI #   147      Latex, Interior, Institutional Low Odor/VOC, Semi-Gloss (MPI Gloss Level 5)
Note: Requires a properly-prepared Level 5 drywall finish. See "Standard Specification for Application and Finishing of Gypsum Board ASTM C 840". A white or colored 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 35-70 units @ 60, hiding power, scrubbability, alkali resistance, reflectance, flexibility and soil removal. 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).
   
Supplier Formula Description Code Brand(s)/Tradenames Formula / Link Chemical Family
E Range
EPR
BASF APE-Free Premium Quality 0 VOC Int. Latex Semi-Gloss A0130 0VOC SG Acronal Optive 130 Acronal Optive 130_formulation 130-041.pdf 100% Acrylic
E 3
5.5