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Novocryl Non Toxic paint Zero Added VOC (Volatile Organic Compound)

Conforms to Environmental Choice New Zealand


Novocryl is a 100% Pure Acrylic extremely high quality waterbased paint system that contains no added VOC's and displays exceptional water resistance and long term exterior/interior durability.

Novocryl offers excellent resistance to water, ultra violet light degradation, blocking and dirt pick-up, and is particularly suited for use on all types of substrates, interior or exterior, for high performance on walls, plaster board, concrete, ceilings, commercial or residential buildings, roofs, etc.


  • Novocryl can be provided in a low sheen finish or egg shell type subtle texture
  • has excellent wash and wear characteristics and the durability of a high gloss finish
  • Provides exceptional stability to ultra-violet light, flexibility, and long term protection on all types of substrates
  • Zero added VOC (Volatile organic Compounds), to provide paint healthier for the user and the environment
  • Novocryl conforms to Environmental choice New Zealand / Canada.  follows ISO 14024/ ASTM Ref: MF18602

Uses Exterior:

Commercial buildings, apartment buildings, office buildings, government offices, roof coatings, Strongwall Cladding System, stucco, weatherboards, Harditex, block buildings, concrete substrates, galvanised iron roofs, tile roofs, and on any timber surface.

Uses Interior:

Lounges, Walls, Ceilings, Bathrooms, Laundries, Gib-board, Hotels, Motels, Hospitals, Schools, Factories, Offices, Shopping Complexes, or any place requiring a low sheen with wash and wear scrubability

You Should Use Novocryl:

On projects where it is especially important to provide a non-toxic healthy environment for all your future clients, such as guests in hotels, motels, patients and children in hospitals, children in schools, kindergartens, customers in restaurants, shops, food preparation or storage areas including dairy companies, abattoirs / meat and poultry production, wine and breweries to prevent food tainting or contamination, etc.

Technical Data:

Density: 1.33 kg / litre
Viscosity (Brookfield RVT) 4000 - 6000 cPs
VOC (Volatile Organic Compound) 0 gm / litre added VOC
Non Volatile Content (Weight) 50 - 52 %

Instructions For Use:

Application Brush, roller, spray, airless
Coverage 8-10 m² per litre, depending on substrate, texture
Touch Dry 1 hour, depending on ambient temperature and relative humidity
Recoat 3-6 hours
Number of Coats 2 coats, depending on substrate - on new concrete, Strongwall Sealer should be used
Clean up Water
Packaging 4 litre, 10 litre & 20 litre pails

Available on request

Non-Flammable, Non-Toxic, Non-Hazardous

Contact Special Finishes (NZ) Ltd for application specifications to unfamiliar substrates or for technical assistance

Warranty / Liability

Special Finishes (NZ) Ltd provides all the enclosed information in good faith but without warrantee and is to assist your application. However the use of this product being used is beyond their control. The manufacturers can accept no responsibility whatsoever for any damage or failure arising from its application or use. It is totally the responsibility of the user to insure that the product is suitable for its intended use.