(Previous date 18.12.2013)

Luja Finishing Paint, semi-gloss, 40

Special acrylate paint. Contains anti-mould agent that protects the paint film.
Product features

Interior painting of concrete, plaster, filler  treated, brick, cardboard, chipboard and wood fibre board surfaces. Suitable for both new and previously painted surfaces.

Recommended uses
Interior walls and ceilings in premises in which high wash and wear resistance is required such as lobbies, staircases, hospital corridors, patient rooms and other surfaces which are subject to higher than normal stress. The product has an approval for indirect contact in food industry (Finnish Food Act 23/2006).

The paint is suitable for interior walls The paint is semi-gloss The paint is water-borne Tool: roller Tool: spray Tool: brush
The coverage of the paint on rough surfaces
The coverage of the paint on smooth surfaces
Base paints
A and C
Colour Range
Tikkurila Symphony Colour Card
Gloss grade
Building material emission class
Approx. 5 - 8 m2/l.
Can sizes
Base paint A: 0,9 l, 2,7 l, 9 l, 18 l.
Base paint C: 0,9 l, 2,7 l, 9 l.
Application method
Brush, roller or spray. For airless spray application use nozzle 0.015" - 0.021" , Thinning: 0 - 5 vol-%
Drying time at 23°C and 50% relative air humidity
Touch dry in approx 2 hours. Re-coatable after approx. 4 hours.
Wash resistance
Very good. Withstands washing with cleaning detergents and disinfectants used in hospitals.
Chemical resistance
Resists solvents, e.g. White Spirit
Heat resistance
85 °C , ISO 4211-2 and ISO 4211-3
Wear resistance
Wet-scrub resistance: SFS-EN 13300 class I, ISO 11998
Solids volume
Approx. 40 %
1.2 kg/l, ISO 2811
Protect from frost.
Product code

Application conditions
The surface to be painted must be dry, the temperature of the air at least +5 ºC, and the relative humidity of the air below 80 %.
Unpainted surfaces:
Remove dirt and dust from the unpainted surfaces. If necessary, fill holes and cracks with suitable Tikkurila Presto filler or Tikkurila Spakkeli filler. Sand the filler and remove sanding dust. Prime with Luja Universal Primer.

Previously painted surfaces:
Wash down previously painted surfaces with Cleaning Agent (Maalipesu)according to instructions of use and let it dry. Remove loose, flaking paint with a scraper. Sand hard, glossy surfaces to a matt finish and remove sanding dust. Fill holes and cracks with a suitable Tikkurila Presto filler. Sand the filler and remove sanding dust. Prime with Ykköspohja, Luja Universal Primer or Varma Primer, if necessary.
Stir Luja finishing paint well before use. Apply two finishing coats by brush, roller or spray.
Cleaning of tools
Clean tools with water. Use of Tikkurila Pensselipesu (Tool Cleaner) is recommended to be used to remove a bit harden paint from the brush.
Maintenance instructions
Cleanse the surfaces with neutral (pH 6 - 8) detergent using soft brush, sponge or cloth at the earliest 1 month after painting. Very dirty surfaces can be cleansed with lightly alkaline (pH 8 -10) detergent using e.g. a cleaning cloth or sponge. Rinse the surfaces carefully after cleaning. Follow the dilution instructions of the detergent manufacturer.
The product achieves its final hardness and durability after one month under normal conditions, therefore the surfaces must be handled with care during this time. If the surfaces need to be cleaned soon after finishing, clean them lightly with a soft brush or damp cleaning cloth.
Maintenance treatment
Maintenanace painting:
Surfaces painted with Luja Finishing paint can be repainted with similar water-borne paint. See Preparation.
EU VOC 2004/42/EC-limit value
(cat A/b) 100g/l (2010). Luja Finishing Paint Semi-gloss contains VOC max. 100g/l.

according to Regulation (EC) No. 1272/2008
Harmful to aquatic life with long lasting effects. Contains 1,2-benzisothiazol-3(2H)-one, reaction mass of: 5-chloro-2-methyl-4-isothiazolin-3-one [EC no. 247-500-7] and 2-methyl-2H-isothiazol-3-one [EC no. 220-239-6] (3:1) and 2-octyl-2H-isothiazol-3-one. May produce an allergic reaction. Wear protective gloves. Avoid release to the environment. This paint contains a biocidal product for the preservation of the dry film. Contains: 2-octyl-2H-isothiazol-3-one. This product contains a biocidal product for the preservation of the product during storage. Contains reaction mass of: 5-chloro-2-methyl-4-isothiazolin-3-one [EC no. 247-500-7] and 2-methyl-2H-isothiazol-3-one [EC no. 220-239-6] (3:1). A Safety Data Sheet is available on request.
Safety data sheet

Recycle empty, dry cans or dispose them of in accordance with local regulations. Destroy liquid waste according to the local regulations for hazardous waste.
Not classified
sre230317 / pih171213 / akk290317 / 804,805,699-s