Certified Products

Interior-Exterior Topcoat Paint Standards Chemical Limitations

Parameter: 
Chemical Component Limitations
Results: 

Does not contain the prohibited chemicals listed at the bottom of this page as ingredients.

Interior-Exterior Topcoat Paint Standards Weather

Parameter: 
Accelerated Weathering and Water Resistance
Results: 

After testing in accelerated aging apparatus, must show no blistering after 24 hours After 1000 hours, good color retention plus no blistering, cracking, peeling, flaking, or chalking.

Interior-Exterior Topcoat Paint Standards Flexibility

Parameter: 
Flexibility
Results: 

No Cracking, flaking, or peeling upon bending.

Interior-Exterior Topcoat Paint Standards Washability

Parameter: 
Accelerated Weathering and Water Resistance
Hydrostatic Pressure Resistance
Wind Driven Rain
Washability
Results: 

Flats: rating of 5 or better, non-flats: 7 or better. Simple Green cleaner will be used. Water based marker (Crayola Orange)
Ketchup (Heinz)
Mustard (Grey Poupon)
Lipstick (Cover Girl 570)
Juice (Ocean Spray Cranberry)

Interior-Exterior Topcoat Paint Standards Odor

Parameter: 
Odor Test
Results: 

Substantially lower odor than conventional latex paints

Interior-Exterior Topcoat Paint Standards Y-Reflectance

Parameter: 
Y-Reflectance
Results: 

80% minimum

Interior-Exterior Topcoat Paint Standards Contrast

Parameter: 
Contrast Ratio
Results: 

0.95 minimum

Interior-Exterior Topcoat Paint Standards VOC

Parameter: 
VOC (EPA Method 24)
Results: 

Flats: ≤ 50 g/L Non-flats: ≤ 100 g/L