MPI Approved Products List
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MPI #   130      Varnish, Water Based, Clear, High Gloss (MPI Gloss Level 6-7)
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 minimum 70 units @ 60° . 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 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
Benjamin Moore Benwood Stays Clear Acrylic Polyurethane High Gloss N422/F422
E 1
1
Benjamin Moore Lenmar Aqua Plastic Waterborne Clear Gloss 1WB-1400
E 1
1
Cloverdale Paint Timberlox Waterborne Alkyd Varnish Gloss 59324
E 3
3
PPG Architectural Deft Interior Polyurethane Water-Based Acrylic Gloss DFT157 / DFT157C
E 1
1
Sherwin-Williams Minwax Polycrylic Protective Finish Gloss 5555
E 1
1
Sherwin-Williams Minwax Water Based Polyurethane Clear Gloss 63015/71031
E 1
1