but is not designed to stop active water leaks. Use Water
for masonry prone to water intrusion. Perma-White may be
and mildew grow the on the paint film.
Surfaces should be clean, dry, sound and free of dust, dirt,
grease, wax, wall covering adhesive, soap film, loose paint
or any contamination that may interfere with adhesion.
Remove all existing mold and mildew before painting. If
you are concerned about mold and mildew behind walls,
underneath flooring, in ventilation systems or other unseen
areas, contact a professional who specializes in mold and
mildew remediation. For commercial buildings and
schools, follow appropriate guidelines for mold removal.
Clean surfaces with a solution of one cup household
bleach per gallon of water or a quality biocidal wash.
If you scrape, sand or remove old paint, you
may release lead dust. LEAD IS TOXIC. EXPOSURE TO
LEAD DUST CAN CAUSE SERIOUS ILLNESS, SUCH AS
BRAIN DAMAGE, ESPECIALLY IN CHILDREN.
PREGNANT WOMEN SHOULD ALSO AVOID
EXPOSURE. Wear a NIOSH-Approved respirator to
control lead exposure. Clean up carefully with a HEPA
vacuum and a wet mop. Before you start, find out how to
protect yourself and your family by contacting the National
Lead Information Hotline at 1-800-424-LEAD or
log on to www.epa.gov/lead.
Rust, tannin, grease, mold & mildew and other stains
should be blocked with an appropriate stain killing primer
-sealer such as B-I-N or Bulls-Eye Odorless. Before
priming over stained areas, attempt to remove as much of
the stain as possible by washing, sanding, scraping, etc.
Two coats are required for proper performance and mold
& mildew-proof resistance. Apply only when air, material,
and surface temperatures are between 50-90ºF (10-32ºC)
and the relative humidity is below 80%. Thoroughly mix
to ensure any settled pigment is re-dispersed before using.
Apply with a synthetic (nylon, polyester or blend)
bristle brush, roller, pad applicator or airless sprayer. Follow
manufacturer's instructions when using spray equipment.
For airless spraying use a 0.017" tip at 2000 to 2600 psi.
Wear NIOSH approved respirator and provide adequate
Perma-White is formulated to be used without thinning. If
thinning is necessary (conventional spray applications),
add no more than 10% by volume of fresh water
Perma-White Mold & Mildew-Proof Interior Paint
is not intended for application to floorsor any surface
subject to immersion or prolonged contact with water
including shower enclosures, saunas or steam rooms. Not
recommended for use in HVAC duct work.
Perma-White is bright white but may be tinted to off
-white, pastel or medium colors with a maximum of 4
ounces of universal colorant per gallon.
Start with 75% of the tintingformula for a given color
and adjust if necessary. Multiple
containers of tinted paint should be intermixed (boxed) to
ensure color uniformity. Shake or stir well before using.
Dries to the touch in 30 minutes and can be recoated 2
hours after applying the first coat.Scrape resistance over
glossy surfaces develops in 5 to 7 days. Do not scrub the
new coating for seven days.
Clean up spills and paint drips with detergent and
warm water. Wash application tools in detergent
and warm water immediately use.
If product has dried on application tools,
soak overnight in a solution of equal parts household
ammonia and water. Follow equipment manufacturer’s
directions to clean spray equipment. Dispose of unused or
unwanted product in accordance with local laws regulating
To prevent product from skinning over, close container after each
use. Keep lid tightly closed during storage. Protect from freezing.
If contents freeze, thaw to room temperature before using.