Paints, Coatings, Stains, and Sealers
GS-11 Paints, Coatings, Stains, and Sealers
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Edition 3.2, October 26, 2015
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This standard establishes environmental, health, and performance requirements for certain architectural coatings that are intended to be applied on-site, and for stains, finishes, and sealers.
The standard covers the following product categories:
- Wall and ceiling coatings, including paints and reflective wall coatings
- Anti-corrosive coatings, including rust-preventative coatings
- Floor paints
- Primers (undercoats)
- Stains and finishes
- Sealers, including concrete and masonry sealers.
The standard includes products intended to be applied to wallboard, tile, metal, wood, composite wood, concrete, stone, masonry, and terrazzo substrates, as well as other architectural substrates.
Green Seal sets leadership standards that aim to reduce, to the extent technologically and economically feasible, the environmental, health, and social impacts throughout the life-cycle of products, services, and companies. The standards may be used for conformity assessment, purchaser specifications, and public education.