26.11.39.06

.06 Container Labeling Requirements.

A. A person who manufactures an architectural coating subject to this chapter shall display the information listed in this regulation on the coating container or container label in which the coating is sold or distributed.

B. Date Code.

(1) The date the coating was manufactured, or a date code representing the date of manufacture, shall be indicated on the label, lid, or bottom of the container.

(2) If the manufacturer uses a date code for a coating, the manufacturer shall file an explanation of each code with the Department.

C. Thinning Recommendations.

(1) A statement of the manufacturer’s recommendation regarding thinning of the coating shall be indicated on the label or lid of the container.

(2) This requirement does not apply to the thinning of architectural coatings with water.

(3) If thinning of the coating before use is not necessary, the recommendation shall specify that the coating is to be applied without thinning.

D. VOC Content.

(1) A container of a coating subject to this chapter shall display one of the following values in grams of VOC per liter of coating:

(a) Maximum VOC content as determined from all potential product formulations;

(b) VOC content as determined from actual formulation data; or

(c) VOC content as determined using the procedures specified in Regulation .08 of this chapter.

(2) If the manufacturer does not recommend thinning, the container shall display the VOC content, as supplied.

(3) If the manufacturer recommends thinning, the container shall display the VOC content including the maximum amount of thinning solvent recommended by the manufacturer.

(4) If the coating is a multi-component product, the container shall display the VOC content as mixed or catalyzed.

(5) If the coating contains silanes, siloxanes, or other ingredient that generate ethanol or other VOCs during the curing process, the VOC content shall include the VOCs emitted during curing.

(6) The VOC content shall be determined using the procedures in Regulation .08 of this chapter.

E. Faux Finishing Coatings. The labels of all clear topcoat faux finishing coatings shall prominently display the statement “This product can only be sold or used as part of a Faux Finishing coating system.”

F. Industrial Maintenance Coatings. A manufacturer of an industrial maintenance coating shall prominently display at least one of the following statements:

(1) “For industrial use only”;

(2) “For professional use only”;

(3) “Not for residential use”; or

(4) “Not intended for residential use”.

G. Rust Preventive Coatings. The labels of a rust preventive coating shall prominently display the statement “For Metal Substrates Only”.

H. Specialty Primers, Sealers, and Undercoaters. The label of a specialty primer, sealer, or undercoater shall, as applicable, prominently display one or more of the following descriptions:

(1) “For blocking stains”;

(2) “For fire-damaged substrates”;

(3) “For smoke-damaged substrates”; or

(4) “For water-damaged substrates”;

I. Non-Flat—High-Gloss Coatings. The label of a non-flat—high-gloss coating shall prominently display the words “High Gloss”.

J. Reactive Penetrating Sealers. The labels of all reactive penetrating sealers shall prominently display the statement “Reactive Penetrating Sealer”.

K. Reactive Penetrating Carbonate Stone Sealers. The labels of all reactive penetrating carbonate stone sealers shall prominently display the statement “Reactive Penetrating Carbonate Stone Sealers”.

L. Stone Consolidants. The labels of all stone consolidants shall prominently display the statement “Stone Consolidants—For Professional Use Only”.

M. Wood Coatings. The labels of all wood coatings shall prominently display the statement “For Wood Substrates Only”.

N. Zinc Rich Primers. The labels of all zinc rich primers shall prominently display one or more of the following statements:

(1) “For professional use only”;

(2) “For industrial use only”;

(3) “Not for residential use”; or

(4) “Not intended for residential use”.