Eggshell Colour 5L

Oil based, high opacity, mid sheen finish for interior wood & metal surfaces.
Eggshell Colour

In detail

Albany Eggshell is a high VOC content eggshell finish. It is a washable oil based product that is applied by brush or roller and is suitable for interior use. It is touch dry in 4 hours and recoatable after 16-24 hours. Eggshell is a tough, durable mid sheen finish for wood and metal. It can be applied over most previously painted surfaces without an undercoat. On new surfaces apply over the top of a suitable primer.

Application Methods
Airless Spray, Brush, HVLP Spray, Roller
Up to 18sq/m per litre 
VOC level
Not Recommended 
Touch dry
1-4 hours 
12-24 hours 
Suitable for...
Interior use 
Colour type
Brush cleaner or White spirit 

* Colours on screen may vary from actual paint

Available colours

Albany Eggshell Colour is available in 2278 colours from the Albany Colour Cards.

Browse colours

Always ask your client to try their colour choice on the wall first. Colour cards and emulsion sample pots are available at your local Brewers or at

Additional information

Albany Smooth Durable Eggshell is suitable for a wide variety of new or previously painted interior surfaces where a tough, durable and washable satin finish is required.

Surfaces must be clean, dry and free from rust, grease or dust. Wash and thoroughly abrade all paintwork. Remove all loose material. Avoid the inhalation of dust. Wear a suitable face mask if dry sanding. Bare surfaces must be primed with the appropriate Albany primer.

  • Stir well before use. Apply by brush or roller. For best results apply 2 coats.
  • Please check for colour accuracy prior to application. C Brewer & Sons Limited is not liable for decorating costs caused as a result of an incorrect colour being applied. Always intermix packs for colour consistency.
  • A characteristic of the new technology used in this product is that whiteness intensifies as the paint dries.
  • 1 litre covers up to 18m2 depending on surface texture, porosity and method of application.
  • In good conditions, touch dry from 6 hours. Recoatable after 16-24 hours. Ensure previous coat is fully dry before application.
  • Where more than 1 tin of coloured paint is being used, intermix and stir thoroughly to ensure uniform colour.