MPI Approved Products List
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MPI #   129      Varnish, Water Based, Clear, Semi-Gloss
A water based clear coating for interior wood trim, frames, doors, paneling and cabinetry. Used in residential, commercial and institutional locations or where solvent fumes from conventional varnishes pose a health or safety problem. These coatings 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.
[Characteristics reviewed include gloss levels of 35 — 70 units. See MPI 'Detailed Performance' Specs for complete details, specific requirements, and/or reference specs.]
MPI Detailed Performance
MPI VOC Ranges (grams/L) E3   <201 g/l E2   201 - 250 g/l E1   251 - 380 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: Clear Varnishes   meets RG (OTC or EC)    meets LEED 2009 (excluding LEED for schools)

Listing Mfr Label Product Name Code
EPR
GPS-1
GPS-2
Benjamin Moore Lenmar Aqua Plastic Waterborne Urethane Clear Semi-Gloss 1WB-1410
E 1
1
Cloverdale Paint Timberlox Waterborne Alkyd Varnish Semi-Gloss 59334
E 3
3
PPG Architectural Crystalex (CA) Interior Varnish, 100% Acrylic Crystal, Semi-Gloss 194100
E 3
3
PPG Architectural Deft Interior/Exterior Polyurethane Water-Based Semi-Gloss DFT258 / DFT258C
E 1
1
Sherwin-Williams Minwax Polycrylic Protective Finish Semi-Gloss 4444
E 1
1
Sherwin-Williams Minwax Water Based Polyurethane Clear Semi-Gloss 63020/71032
E 1
1