MPI Approved Guide Formulas List



MPI #   44      Latex, Interior, (MPI Gloss Level 2)
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, water based latex-based paint with a low sheen finish. Used on primed/sealed interior plaster and gypsum board, and on primed wood and metals.
[Gloss level must be a maximum of 10 units @ 60 and sheen 10 to 35 units @ 85. Other evaluated characteristics include consistency/viscosity, dry time, fineness of grind, hiding power by contrast ratio method, reflectance, alkali resistance, flexibility, scrubbability, and sealing properties. See MPI 'Detailed Performance' Specs for complete details, specific requirements, and/or references.]

MPI VOC Ranges (grams/L) E3   <51 g/l E2   51- 100 g/l E1   101 - 150 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 Non-Flat Intermediate/Top Coats
   
Supplier Formula Description Code Brand(s)/Tradenames Formula / Link Chemical Family
E Range
EPR
GPS-1
GPS-2
Celanese EcoVAE Interior Eggshell VOC<50 g/L 10-ES36031 EcoVAE EcoVAE 401.pdf Vinyl Acetate Ethylene
E 3
3