MPI Green Performance Standard
This standard addresses environmental friendliness with performance in the context of differing geographical environmental regulatory trends.
MPI Extreme Green
MPI ( Master Painters Institute® )
announces the toughest environmental
paint standard in the world.
Keen to be Green2
Historically the world of paint and coatings was not an environmentally
Some paints contained mercury, some arsenic and most of us know about
paints that contained lead.
Paints (today) contain both organic and inorganic compounds or materials,
some of which may adversely impact our environment by releasing solvents
or other toxic materials at various stages of the product life-cycle.
Some reports indicate that almost 4% of the ozone depleting substances
in the U.S. are a result of VOC emissions from paint & coating
products is a scary thought. How can this be reversed or modified?
Making the world a safer place in which to live in should be on the
minds of every human being. We all need to take responsibility for
using our resources properly and maintaining the environment for future
MPI (Master Painters Institute)
has as its vision; a paint & coatings
industry that develops and uses paints and coatings with balanced performance, safely and appropriately EVERY TIME.
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