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VOC content limits for regulated vessel paints and regulated pleasure craft paints

VOC Content Limits (expressed as grams of VOC per litre of coating in a ready to use condition) and Effective Dates for Regulated Vessel Paints 

 

Regulated Vessel Paints

Maximum Limits of VOC Content and Effective Dates

1 Jan 2010

1 Apr 2012

1

Antenna coatings 

530

-

2

Elastomeric adhesives 

730

-

3

Extreme high gloss coatings  

490

-

4

Heat resistant coatings 

420

-

5

High gloss coatings 

340

-

6

High temperature coatings 

500

-

7

Inorganic zinc coatings  

650

-

8

Low activation interior coatings 

420

-

9

Marine maintenance coatings 

450

-

10

Metallic heat resistant coatings  

530

-

11

Navigational aids coatings 

340

-

12

Pre-treatment primers  

550

-

13

Pre-treatment wash primers 

780

-

14

Repair and maintenance thermoplastic coatings 

550

-

15

Sealant coatings for wire-sprayed aluminium

610

-

16

Shop primers 

700

-

17

Special marking coatings

490

-

18

Tack coatings  

610

-

19

Tank lining coatings

500

-

20

Undersea weapons system coatings 

340

-

21

Antifouling coatings 

-

400

22

Antifouling sealer coatings 

-

420

23

Other vessel coatings  

340

-

 

VOC Content Limits (expressed as grams of VOC per litre of coating in a ready to use condition) and Effective Dates for Regulated Pleasure Craft Paints 

 

Regulated Pleasure Craft Paints

Maximum Limits of VOC Content and Effective Dates  

1 Jan 2011 

1 Apr 2012 

1

Clear wood finishes: sealers 

550 

2

Clear wood finishes: varnishes 

490 

3

Finish primers and surfacers 

600 

4

High build primers and surfacers 

340 

5

Pre-treatment wash primers 

780 

6

Teak primers 

775 

7

Topcoats: extreme high gloss coatings

600 

8

Topcoats: high gloss coatings 

420 

9

Antifouling coatings for aluminium substrates 

-

560

10

Antifouling coatings for other substrates 

330 

11

Antifouling sealer coatings 

420 

12

Self-polishing copolymer antifouling coatings 

400

13

Other pleasure craft coatings 

420 

 

 

User review date: 
Thursday, 28 December, 2017