Tikkurila Oyj
PRODUCT DATA SHEET
17.02.2017
(Previous date 12.03.2010)
 

Optiva Primer

Description
Tikkurila Optiva Primer is a waterborne acrylic primer for use on new and previously painted interior walls and ceilings. It reduces absorption and provides a key for subsequent finishing coats.
Product features
Versatile acrylic primer for new plaster, dry lining and previously painted surfaces. Ideal for basing out surfaces in new construction, office, retail, leisure, and home projects.
Recommended uses
For use on interior walls and ceilings.

TECHNICAL DATA
The paint is suitable for interior walls The paint is full-matt The paint is water-borne Tool: roller Tool: spray Tool: brush Application conditions
The coverage of the paint on rough surfaces
6
m2/l
The coverage of the paint on smooth surfaces
8
m2/l
Colour Range
Light shades from Tikkurila Symphony color card
Gloss grade
Full-matt
Coverage

6–8 m²/l per  with one coat. The coverage depends to a large degree on such factors as absorbability, substrate texture, application method and colour. 

Can sizes
0.9 l, 2.7 l, 9 l
Thinner
Water
Mixing ratio
Water max 5%
Application method

Brush, roller, spray (nozzle: 515, pressure: 150 bar).

Drying time at 23°C and 50% relative air humidity

At temperature +23°C, relative air humidity 50% the paint needs approx. 2 hours to dry.

Finishing paint should be applied after 16 hours. 

Special feature
Shelf life: 3 years from production date, in factory closed packaging.
Solids volume
Min. approx. 50% weight (depend on colour).
Density
approx. 1,4 g/cm2
Storage
The product must be transported and stored in containers, which protect it against influence of atmospheric conditions. The storage and transport temperature must be between +5°C and +25°C. Protect the paint against frost. Close tightly the packaging immediately after use. Tightly closed packaging should be stored in room with temperature not lower than +5°C and not higher than +25°C, protect from frost and direct sunlight

APPLICATION DETAILS
Application conditions
All surfaces intended for coating must be dry, air temperature may not be lower than +5°C and not higher then +25°C, relative air humidity below 80%.
Diluting
If necessary thin up to 5% with water.
Painting

Before painting stir the paint thoroughly and if necessary thin with water, up to 5%. Prime unpainted wall and ceiling surfaces with one coat of Tikkurila Optiva Primer. Application of finishing coat should be performed after min. 4 hours. 

Cleaning of tools
Before washing tools should be thoroughly wiped in order to remove as much paint. Clean tools with water immediately after the completion of the work.
EU VOC 2004/42/EC-limit value
VOC – product contains minimal amount of volatile organic compounds which is below 1.5 g/l VOC twenty times lover than required norm; Category A/a.

HEALTH AND SAFETY LABELLING
according to Regulation (EC) No. 1272/2008
Keep the paint out of reach of children. After application of paint in closed rooms ventilate until disappearance of smell and after that time the rooms are suitable for use. Product is not classified as dangerous. 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) (C(M)IT/MIT (3:1)), 1,2-benzisothiazol-3(2H)-one (BIT) and 2-methyl-2H-isothiazol-3-one (MIT). May produce an allergic reaction. Wear protective gloves. The Material Safety Data Sheet is available on Customer’s request.
OPTIVA PRIMER

ENVIRONMENTAL and WASTE DISPOSAL
Do not discharge liquid rests into sewers. Empty containers and packaging containing residues of paints pass to the point for the collection of this waste. Detailed information on the possibility of collecting waste from your local Municipal Office.
TRANSPORT
The product must be transported and stored in containers, which protect it against influence of atmospheric conditions. The storage and transport temperature must be between +5°C and +25°C. Protect the paint against frost.
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