What is spray mist, and how can I reduce its effects?

In warmer conditions, or when the can is held too far away from the item you're spraying, the paint can dry in the air before hitting the surface to be painted. The dried paint is then deposited on the surface in the form of spray mist. Keep to the spraying distance given in the instructions for the product. Always paint in a location that is sheltered from the wind to prevent spray mist particles from being deposited on the painted surface whilst still wet. The amount of spray mist that forms will depend on the amount of paint, the degree of ventilation (wind conditions) and the type of application. Spray mist can be dispersed inside a room across a radius of up to 10 metres. We therefore recommend you take great care to ensure that surrounding surfaces are adequately shielded.

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