MPI Approved Guide Formulas List

MPI #   52      Latex, Interior, (MPI Gloss Level 3)
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, water based latex-based paint with a finish between a high side sheen flat and a ‘satin-like’ finish or a low semi-gloss. (The gloss and sheen levels should be similar to an alkyd eggshell — MPI #51.) Used on primed/sealed interior plaster and gypsum board, and on primed wood and metals.
[Gloss must be 10 to 25 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, sealing properties, and cleaning properties. See MPI 'Detailed Performance' Specs for complete details, specific requirements, and/or reference specs.]

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
Supplier Formula Description Code Brand(s)/Tradenames Formula / Link Chemical Family
E Range