Multilac receives lead safe certification | Sunday Observer

Multilac receives lead safe certification

8 March, 2020

Multilac has been awarded the lead safe certification from IPEN America again.

IPEN, the international pollutants elimination network is a global network of NGOs dedicated to the common aim of eliminating pollutants such as lead in paint. IPEN, the UN accredited body has awarded Multilac with the lead safe certification for a second time.

Lead levels in paint need to be adhered to, as high levels of lead can be hazardous to the environment and detrimental to health.

The WHO has pointed out that paints consisting of lead can cause critical health issues to children and expectant mothers. It has been prescribed in line with the local paint manufacturing standards that the amount of lead which could be in Solvent Base Paint is 600ppm and in water base paint 90ppm. International research reveals that there is zero amount of lead in many brands of Multilac.

Multilac, a product of Sri Lanka brings pride to Sri Lanka in the global arena, by exporting to countries such as USA, Australia, Indonesia, Bangladesh, Maldives, Myanmar.

The one hundred percent Sri Lankan owned and operated entity brings much needed foreign currency into the Sri Lankan economy, uplifting livelihoods while preserving the environment.