E. L. Foust Co.
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AFM Safecoat Primers & Naturals Organic Performance Primer

All AFM Safecoat Primers have a very low VOC content, and unlike typical paints, the VOC's used are considered neither toxic nor hazardous.


AFM SafeCoat Naturals Organic Paints & Sealers

 AFM Safecoat Naturals Organic plant based paints, sealers, and finishes protect & beautify your interior environment safely, naturally, and sustainably. Entirely sourced from natural earth based plant & mineral components, Safecoat Naturals are the first truly practical architectural coatings incorporating plant based chemistry. They create a breathable layer inspired by Mother Nature. Fully bio-degradable, emitting no toxins, and containing no solvents, preservatives, dryers, or other irritants that can contribute to poor indoor air quality or endanger your health. Very low VOC content, and unlike typical paints, the VOCs used are considered neither toxic nor hazardous.The paints can be tinted in all of the colors of the AFM Safecoat color charts.
All Purpose ExteriorSatin paint is also available and is a durable, weather resistant finish and has superior film formation properties. This is not part of the AFM Safecoat Naturals product line, but offers a safe alternative for safely painting and protecting the outside of your home, office, school, or hospital. This product can also be tinted to virtually any color. 


See color chart links below to view tints that are available.



View AFM Colors ONLINE! Browse the library for the "color systems" link and then click on AFM Safecoat link for color tint choices. Remember that these are computer rendered colors and are only an approximation of the actual color. WE CAN ONLY TINT TO THE AMBIANCE COLOR CHART!

Click here to go directly to the new Ayurveda Essence color palettes.
We can match most major paint brands color charts. Please contact us with the chip number & name.


AFM SafeCoat Zero VOC Paints

AFM SafeCoat Zero VOC paints contain none of the ammonia, acetone, formaldehyde, crystalline sillica or masking agents commonly found in the zero VOC paints offered by the large national paint companies. Can be tinted to any color on AFM color chart or we can usually match most national brands.Colorants are all Zero VOC also.

AFM Safecoat Wall & Trim Enamel Semi-gloss
A premium quality paint designed for interior surfaces that need a durable finish & superior film formation. All Safecoat paints are formulated for optimal indoor air quality and to reduce exposure to chemical toxicity. Ideally suited for areas where the health of the occupants is of of particular concern; including hospitals, schools, offices, nurseries, & homes. Safecoat paints contain no formaldehyde, ammonia, aromatic hydrocarbon compounds, solvents, or other hazardous air pollutants.
Superior, durable finish, resistant to blocking.
Low Odor, safely used by the chemically sensitive.
Fights indoor air pollution, limited outgassing.
Low VOC content, which meets or exceeeds all federal, state, (including Califonia),air quality regulations.
Fully tintable in bases with Zero VOC colorants avaliable.

Link for "The ABCs about VOCs in paint"

  • SafeCoat Trim & Door Semi-Gloss has been discontinued. Please use AFM ZERO VOC Semi-gloss
    for all of your interior cabinet, trim, and door painting applications.

View AFM Colors ONLINE! Browse the library for the "color systems" link and then click on Degussa Corporation. Remember that these are computer rendered colors and are only an approximation of the actual color. WE CAN ONLY TINT TO THE AMBIANCE COLOR CHART!

 Click here to go directly to the new Ayurveda Essence color palettes.

AFM SafeCoat Hard Clear Finishes

AFM Safecoat finishes cure without emitting toxic fumes like those from conventional lacquers. Excellent for wood, galvanized or properly primed metal, vinyl and other plastic surfaces.

    NEW PRODUCT! AFM DuroTone wood stain
    Please call us for pricing & technical help.
   Product spec sheet  MSDS (Material Safety Data Sheet)

    Durotone Color Card    



AFM SafeCoat Adhesives & Coatings

AFM SafeCoat adhesives, caulk, and specialty coatings can be used in many different applications such as carpet, ceramic, or vinyl. They also include safe alternatives for driveway and deck sealers.

AFM SafeCoat Protective Sealers

AFM SafeCoat protective sealers include chemically safe versions of polyurethane and other sealers for a variety of surfaces such as masonry, brick, concrete, and other porous surfaces. Like all other AFM products, they contain no hazardous chemicals or toxins.

AFM SafeChoice Cleaning & Maintenance

All AFM SafeChoice cleaners contain no toxic hazardous ingredients and can be used on a variety of surfaces for multiple purposes.

NOTE: Safety Clean is discontinued by AFM Safechoice. We are now out of stock on this product.

AFM SafeChoice Carpet Care Products

AFM SafeChoice carpet care products contain no harmful chemicals, corrosives, and are non-flammable,  non-toxic, and biodegradeable. They can help you clean your carpet or prevent outgassing of harmful chemicals used in carpet backing and fibers. Lock Out will also act as a stain repellant. 
These products should not be used on wool carpets.

AFM SafeChoice Personal Care Products Shampoo & Body Wash

Some people are so sensitive they can't tolerate typical shampoos. By making a shampoo that works for the chemically sensitive, AFM made a shampoo that's better for everyone.

 ECOLACQ Cabinet, Furniture and paneling paint.
Introducing the latest people & planet safe water based finish, Safecoat EcoLacq. Originally formulated for people with
sensitivity to chemicals and developed to replace toxic pigmented lacquers & cabinet paint; EcoLacq is low odor, fast drying, easily brushed or sprayed on surfaces. Available in tints, pastel & deep bases, in hundreds of colors, so you can use it to make your old cabinets, furniture, and paneling come alive in brilliant colors!






We are always happy to take the time to help you with your specific air or water problem. Please contact us by phone, fax, e-mail or snail mail and we will be happy to assist you. If you purchase any products and need to return them for any reason, you must call first for authorization. Any returns may be subjected to re-stocking fees, based on the product and condition of it upon return. Water filter systems cannot be returned if it appears that the system has been installed or is missing parts.

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Hours of operation when you can call or visit us:
9:00 AM -4:30 PM central time USA, Monday-Friday.
Closed Saturdays and Sundays.

E. L. Foust Co.
Phone: 800.353.6878 (US & Canada), 630.834.4952 (outside US & Canada)
Fax: 630.834.5341


E-mail: sales@foustco.com