MPI Approved Products List

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MPI #   195      Varnish, Exterior, Water Based, (Semi-Gloss) MPI Gloss Level 5
A water based clear varnish for exterior wood trim, frames, doors, beams, columns, and paneling.  Used in residential, commercial, and institutional locations or where solvent fumes from conventional varnishes pose a health or safety problem.  These varnishes shall be “self sealing” on new or bare hardwood and softwood surfaces.  Primary application methods include airless, HVLP and/or conventional spray, may also be applied by roller or brush.
MPI Detailed Performance
MPI VOC Ranges (grams/L) E3   g/l E2   g/l E1   g/l E '0' - outside range, n/a - unavailable

Listing Mfr Label Product Name Code
PPG Architectural Deft Interior/Exterior Polyurethane Water-Based Semi-gloss DFT258 / DFT258C
E 1
PPG Architectural Dulux (CA) PWF Int/Ext Polyurethane WB Varnish Semi-gloss PWF410
E 1
Sherwin-Williams Minwax Helmsman Water Based Spar Urethane Semi-Gloss 10510/30510
E 1