MPI Approved Guide Formulas List

MPI #   54      Latex, Interior, 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, water based latex-based paint with a semi-gloss finish. Used on primed/sealed interior wood and metal trim and doors, and on plaster and gypsum wallboard (particularly kitchens and bathrooms) where washability is required.
[Gloss must be a minimum of 35 and maximum of 70 units @ 60. Other evaluated characteristics include consistency/viscosity, dry time, fineness of grind, hiding power by contrast ratio method, reflectance, flexibility, scrubbability, sealing properties, cleaning properties, alkali resistance, and blocking resistance. 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
Wacker Polymers Vinnapas EF 8300 Interior Latex SGI-110 Vinnapas EF8300 SGI-110_Vinnapas EF8300.pdf Vinyl Acetate Ethylene
E 3