Innovation that is the result of
more than 147 years of R&D.
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Aldehydes are emitted from carpet
and other products over time.†
Let’s go back a few hundred years.
In the past, air circulated freely through
gaps in walls, windows and doors. And
while we’ve become better over the
years at sealing interior environments,
we’ve also sealed
in everything, from
aldehydes, to mold
and mildew and even
Why these problems
are such a problem.
Used in producing
carpet and pressed
are compounds that
resulting in emissions. Mold
and mildew can irritate skin,
eyes and respiratory tracts
and cause staining, rotting,
and bacterial odors. And while
odors from pets, cooking,
smoke and other sources may not pose
health problems, they can make indoor
The science behind the technology.
It starts with odor eliminating technology
that deconstructs carbon molecules,
neutralizing and dissipating odors. Then,
new formaldehyde reducing technology*
helps to transform airborne aldehydes
into water molecules and harmless inert
gas, reducing these VOCs from potential
sources like insulation, carpet, furniture
and fabrics. And finally, antimicrobial
agents inhibit the growth
of mold and mildew on
the paint film and related
they can become
Technology so advanced,
all you need is a roller.
Perhaps what’s most amazing
about this technology is
that it comes by the gallon.
For more than 147 years,
like this zero VOC product that
balances bold ingenuity with
aesthetic appeal. And that’s
why we call it - HARMONY.
Technology designed to make
the great indoors even greater.
And oh yeah, it’s paint.
Special compounds deconstruct
carbon molecules to dissipate odors.
*Formaldehyde Reducing Technology is currently available in flat and eg-shel sheens. The length of
time Harmony actively reduces odors and formaldehyde depends on the concentration, the frequency of
exposure and the amount of painted surface area.
†Based on methods:
ISO 17226 Determination of formaldehyde content in leather by High Performance Liquid Chromatography
ISO 16000-3 Determination of formaldehyde and other carbonyl compounds in indoor air and test chamber air
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