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Singapore Publishes Water-Based Sealer, Emulsion Paint Standards

July 19, 2016

The Singapore Standards, Productivity and Innovation Board (SPRING) has released the following standards relating to various household chemicals:

  • SS 579:2015 - Specification for water-based sealer for interior and exterior uses
    • Applies to ready-to-use, air drying water-based sealer for both interior and exterior uses
    • Developed for sealer applied on concrete surfaces
    • If application is on large skimmed surfaces or other surfaces, purchaser shall discuss requirements with vendor
  • SS 150:2015 - Specification for emulsion paint for decorative purposes
    • Applies to a ready-for-use, air drying emulsion, flat finish for both exterior and interior use on masonry surfaces, including concrete, bricks, stucco, concrete block, cement sheets and sidings, and on suitably primed metal and wood surfaces
    • Also covers the recoating of previously painted surfaces which are in a sound condition and suitable for receiving such a coating

The standards were released on June 9, 2016.