Multilac receives Global recognition as one of the top 3 world brands to achieve “Lead Safe” status globally. Multilac the largest exporter and the household name for paints in Sri Lanka achieved the prestigious certificate from the IPEN U.S.A. This Global recognition will give Multilac, extensive strength in reaching Global markets and fortifying their local presence in future. In an era where the Sri Lankans are in a dilemma of living in fear psychosis as kidney disease, have reached epidemic levels and more often we hear about someone known to us diagnosed with cancer.
This Award is presented specifically because our outstanding brand of paint Multilac has been able to synthesize its Lead content maintaining the highest safety balance. The Sri Lankan standard for Lead safety is marked at 600 ppm for solvent based paint and 90 ppm for water based paint. But at Multilac we are able to maintain the Lead presence below 90 ppm for our entire product range, which is the international standard for Lead safety. Furthermore more than 70% of our products did not have any trace of LEAD.
Today Multilac has taken this step forward in our National interest as a truly 100% Sri Lankan brand entity and a Sri Lankan heritage brand. Multilac lived its 3 decades in Sri Lanka by succeeding not only as an accepted brand but also have taken Sri Lankan pride overseas as Sri Lanka’s largest paint exporter. We are proud today as a Sri Lankan Heritage brand and we have been able to fulfill the aspirations of the Consumer, in terms of Quality, reliability, affordability and Safety. The countries where we export namely India, Maldives, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Australia, Seychelles, Vietnam ,Malaysia, Madagascar, Pakistan, Myanmar and Congo.
This achievement extends well beyond the paint sector. In the current international discourse, the emphasis on non-toxic products receives high priority. This effort is a praiseworthy industrial initiative which earned such impressive adoration because of the continued trust and faith consumers have placed in Multilac Paints for over 35 years. Multilac Paints have scaled this height, after winning, a series of honours over the years, leading to the present noteworthy moment. Among the Prizes and Awards won are ISO-9001: 2008, SLS, the prestigious Presidential Award for Export Excellence, CIOB Green Mark and the GLS: Green label Award.
The certification titled Lead Safe Paint which Multilac won represents the contribution to the collective national development effort. Multilac Paints are proudly stating this because they are encouraged to refine the products to heighten National industrial creativity. The Achievements of Multilac is shared among the consumers each time they buy Multilac products. The consumer is the greatest incentive which drives Multilac Paints towards greater victory.