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MPI Approved Products List
Index Alphabetical - List Updated




MPI #   194      Varnish, Exterior, Water Based, MPI Gloss Level 4
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.
[Gloss must be 20 - 35 units at 60°. Other characteristics reviewed include accelerated weathering and mold and mildew resistance. See MPI 'Detailed Performance' Specs for complete details, specific requirements, and/or reference specs.]
MPI Detailed Performance
MPI VOC Ranges (grams/L) E3   < 101 g/l E2   101 - 250 g/l E1   251 - 350 g/l E '0' - outside range, n/a - unavailable

Listing Mfr Label Product Name Code
Cloverdale Paint Sunfast Interior/Exterior Waterborne Wood Finish Satin Cedar Tone 56615
E 2
Sherwin-Williams Minwax Helmsman Spar Water Based Urethane Satin 10520/30520
E 1