Sanderson is committed to playing its part in minimising the environmental impact of its products; all Sanderson Spectrum paints comply with the European Commission directives that apply from 2010.
An environmentally responsible paint
Spectrum water based paints contain virtually no VOCs (Volatile Organic Compounds, that contribute to atmospheric pollution), and Spectrum oil based paints have been specially formulated to reduce VOC content, therefore all finishes contain levels below those directed by EU Legislation 2010, making Spectrum a safer choice for you, your family and the planet.
|VOC Content g/l||VOC Limit (2010)g/l||EU Paint Directive (2004/42/EC) category|
|Matt Emulsion||2||30||A/a WB|
|Water Based Eggshell||2||30||A/a WB|
|Oil Eggshell||297||300||A/d SB|
|Oil Gloss||298||300||A/d SB|
Good Reasons to Choose Spectrum
Because of their high quality finish, superb coverage and value for money, Spectrum Paints are recognised as industry standards, frequently recommended by architects, interior designers and decorating professionals alike. As one of the oldest fabric and wallpaper companies in Britain, Sanderson is proud that all paints are manufactured in the UK to the highest specifications.
|Typical Coverage per coat||Brush||Roller||Typical recoat after||Thinning & Cleaning|
|Matt Emulsion||14m2||Y||Y||4 hours||Water|
|Water Based Eggshell||14m2||Y||Y||4 hours||Water|
|Oil Eggshell||16m2||Y||Y||12-16 hours||White Spirit|
|Oil Gloss||16m2||Y||Y||12-16 hours||White Spirit|
Health & Safety
Avoid contact with skin and eyes. In case of contact with eyes rinse immediately with water and seek medical advice. Keep out of reach of children. Solvent-based paints contain Cobalt Carboxylate and Ethyl Methyl Ketoxime. May cause sensitisation by skin contact. Solvent based paints are flammable. Keep away from sources of ignition – no smoking. Harmful to aquatic organisms. May cause long term adverse effects in the aquatic environment. Do not breathe spray. In case of insufficient ventilation wear suitable respiratory protective equipment.