Product Review

Whey-Based Floor and Furniture Finishes


Vol. 8, No. 2), the use of whey as a polymer in wood coatings is more recent, a result of research that began in 2001 at the University of Vermont’s Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences. The result is a product with low emissions—the finishes have volatile organic compound (VOC) levels of 180 grams per liter, below the California Air Resource Board’s limit of 250 grams per liter.

Published May 29, 2008

Brent, E. (2008, May 29). Whey-Based Floor and Furniture Finishes. Retrieved from