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MAXIMUM VOC CONTENT LIMITS FOR PAINTS AND VARNISHES

Product subcategory 2007 2010 (grams/litre) (grams/litre) Water Solvent Water Solvent based based based based A Matt coatings walls and ceilings 75 400 30 30 B Glossy coatings walls and ceilings 150 400 100 100 C Exterior walls of mineral substrate 75 450 40 430 D Interior/exterior trim and cladding paints for wood and metal 150 400 130 300 E Interior/exterior trim varnishes and woodstains 150 500 130 400 F Minimal build woodstains 150 700 130 700 G Primers 50 450 30 350 H Binding primers 50 750 30 750 I One-pack performance coatings 140 600 140 500 J Two-pack reactive performance coatings for specific end use such as floors 140 550 140 500 K Multi-coloured coatings 150 400 100 100 L Decorative-effect coatings 300 500 200 200

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