Standard Paint Colors 2021 L-edition

JPMA Standard Paint Colors is the standard color chart for paint, coatings and related industries, published biennially by the Japan Paint Manufacturers Association.

Practical colors are selected for architectures, structures, facilities, housings, etc.

2021-L Edition is the 35th edition since its first publication in 1954. The JPMA Color Code enables simple and accurate color specification, making it an essential tool for color planning and paint business.

600 gloss finish colors. Pocket type contains 58 matte finish colors.

  • Based on frequently-used colors, all selected colors can be formulated for paints.
  • The color scheme was examined based on 2019-K Edition, and 2021-L edition contains 654 colors, 58 new colors were added and 58 colors were removed.
  • Of 60 new colors, 43 are provided in matte coating for interior use.
  • Since 2011-F edition, 'Color Universal Design' recommended color set consisting of colors distinguishable by people with color vision deficiency is included.
  • All colors are formulated by primary colors using lead/chromate free pigments in order to reduce environmental burden.
  • Color Comparison Mask is attached to observe the color differences at a glance.
  • 2021 L-edition is valid until June 2024.

Pocket Type 

Pocket type is now out of stock.

Standard Paint Colors Pocket Type
Colors654 colors,
with 600 gloss colors and 54 matte colors.
Size5cm x 21.5cm x 2cm thick.
9 colors on each sheet
Single color chip size: 14mm x 50mm

Wide Type

Standard Paint Colors Wide Type
ColorsTotal 600 gloss colors.
*Matte colors are not included.
Size5cm x 21.5cm x 5cm thick.
Single colored sheets.
Perforated lines are provided every 13 mm to make 12 tear-off chips per page.
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