From the Michem® Guard family of waterborne dispersions, Michem Guard 200 and 201 are formulated for use in water-based wood varnishes for flooring and other interior and exterior applications. The additives produce superior matting and abrasion resistance. Michem Guard 200 is formulated for use in urethane/acrylic floor varnishes, while Michem Guard 201 is used in acrylic/urethane interior and exterior varnishes. Michem Guard 200 also demonstrates excellent abrasion resistance. Each matting agent is added at 3%-10% solids on solids; both products are compatible with silica and other additives.