30 Apr '12, 1pm

Has anyone used Kelly Moore's zero voc paint products and had reactions to them? #construction #green

While I have not used Kelly Moore's zero VOC paint, we receive countless phone calls just like yours from people using almost all brands of zero voc paint . “How can this be, they ask? I thought zero VOC meant it was safe and non-toxic?” There are two possible answers. Zero VOC does NOT mean it is safe Zero VOC simply means there are no volatile organic compounds. While that is good for your health, there may be plenty of nasty ingredients that are not classified as VOCs in the paint or the pigment. Two well-known examples are acetone and ammonia and many of their derivatives which are used as solvents in paint. If you look up the MSDS on these chemicals you will see they are not considered VOCs. Why? Because they don't cause outdoor air pollution or smog. VOC laws were put into effect primarily to reduce the amount of chemicals in the atmosphere that promote smog. This la...

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