What is the percentage of VOC in paints to be considered a low VOC paint?

Query

What is the percentage of VOC in paints to be considered a low VOC paint? And is this VOC limit applicable for Primer also?

What does flat and non-flat stands for and what differentiates them.

Solution

The VOC values of interior paints must comply with the values given in criterion 26, table 26.1, to achieve points. Table 26.1 is available in GRIHA Manual 04.
VOC limit for wall primer is <50g/l.


Please refer the following document for understanding flat and non-flat paints: http://www.greenseal.org/portals/0/documents/standards/gs-11/gs-11_paints_and_coatings_standard.pdf



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