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Faucet Finish-Color

Faucet Finish-Color

This guide will help you determine the finish of your Moen product. Many replacement parts kits are still available in finishes listed as obsolete. Some finishes are similar so be sure to review the entire chart before ordering.
 

 The "Year Introduced" does not indicate the year it was used on a specific model number. 

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For Care and Cleaning Instructions, CLICK HERE.

Bathroom Finishes
Matte Black & Chrome

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Suffix: BLC

Year Introduced:

2019

Description:

A Dual Finish With Alternating Soft Black Baked On Finish And A Highly Reflective Cool Gray Metallic Finish

Type Of Finish:

Matte Black: Powder Coat

Chrome: Electroplate

Care And Cleaning
Brushed Gold

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Suffix: BG

Year Introduced:

2018

Description:

Warm Tones With Lush Texturing 

Type Of Finish:

PVD

Care And Cleaning
Microban Spot Resistant Nickel

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Suffix: MSRN

Year Introduced:

2014

Description:

A Brighter Brushed Warm Gray Metallic Finish With Microban* And Spot Resistant*.

*Microban- Antimicrobial Protection Keeps The Finish Cleaner For Longer.

*Spot Resistant- Helps Prevent Water Spots and Fingerprints.

Type Of Finish:

Multi-Step Powder Coat

Care And Cleaning
Spot Resistant Nickel

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Suffix: SRN

Year Introduced:

2010

Description:

A Brighter Brushed Warm Gray Metallic Finish With Spot Resistant*.

*Spot Resistant- Helps Prevent Water Spots and Fingerprints.

Type Of Finish:

Multi-Step Powder Coat

Care And Cleaning
Classic Brushed Nickel

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Suffix: CBN

Year Introduced:

2008

Description:

A Brushed Cool Gray Metallic Finish

Type Of Finish:

PVD

Care And Cleaning
Mediterranean Bronze

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Suffix: BRB

Year Introduced:

2008

Description:

Dark Brown Old World Finish With Black Overtone And Bright Copper Highlights

Type Of Finish:

Relieved And Powder Coat

Care And Cleaning
Old World Bronze

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Suffix: OWB

Year Introduced:

2008

Description:

A Consistent Brown/Red Color That Does Not Have Any Highlights Or Lowlights

Type Of Finish:

Powder Coat

Care And Cleaning
Antique Bronze

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Suffix: AB

Year Introduced:

2007

Description:

A Gently Distresses Golden Look With Rich Light And Dark Accents In The Recesses/Crevices

Type Of Finish:

Relieved And Powder Coat

Care And Cleaning
Antique Nickel

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Suffix: AN

Year Introduced:

2007

Description:

A Gently Distresses Old World Warm Gray Metallic Finish With Rich Dark Accents In The Recesses.

Type Of Finish:

Relieved And Powder Coat

Care And Cleaning
Brushed Bronze

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Suffix: BB

Year Introduced:

2007

Description:

A Dark Golden Look With A Richly Brushed Texture

Type Of Finish:

PVD

Care And Cleaning
Hammered Nickel

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Suffix: HN

Year Introduced:

2007

Description:

A Satin Nickel Finish With An Elegant Hammered Texture.

Type Of Finish:

Powder Coat

Care And Cleaning
Nickel

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Suffix: NL

Year Introduced:

2005

Description:

A Bright Highly Reflective Warm Gray Metallic Finish

 

Type Of Finish:

PVD

Care And Cleaning
Oil Rubbed Bronze

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Suffix: ORB

Year Introduced:

2005

Description:

A Dark Rose Toned Old World Finish With Rich Light And Dark Copper/Rose Accents

 

Type Of Finish:

Relieved And Powder Coat

Care And Cleaning
Wrought Iron

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Suffix: WR

Year Introduced:

2005

Description:

A Matte Soft Dark Brown Baked On Finish

 

Type Of Finish:

Powder Coat

Care And Cleaning
Brushed Chrome

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Suffix: BC

Year Introduced:

2004

Description:

A Gently Brushed Cool Gray Metallic Finish

Type Of Finish:

Electroplated

Care And Cleaning
Brushed Nickel

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Suffix: BN

Year Introduced:

2003

Description:

A Lightly Brushed Warm Gray Metallic Finish

Type Of Finish:

PVD

Care And Cleaning
Satine

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Suffix: ST

Year Introduced:

2002

Description:

A Matte Soft Gray Metallic Finish (No Texture/Brush Markings).

Type Of Finish:

PVD

Care And Cleaning
Black Opal

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Suffix: BP

Year Introduced:

2001

Description:

A High Gloss Reflective Black Finish.

Type Of Finish:

PVD

Care And Cleaning
Platinum & Chrome

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Suffix: PMC

Year Introduced:

2001

Description:

A Dual Finish With Alternating Platinum And Chrome Accents.

Type Of Finish:

Platinum: Electroplated

Chrome: Electroplate

Care And Cleaning
Classic Gold

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Suffix: CG

Year Introduced:

1999

Description:

A Bright Highly Reflective Dark Yellow/Orange Toned Metallic Finish.

Type Of Finish:

PVD

Care And Cleaning
Platinum

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Suffix: PM

Year Introduced:

1998

Description:

A Matte Soft Cool Blue/Gray Metallic Finish.

Type Of Finish:

Electroplated

Care And Cleaning
Chrome & Polished Brass

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Suffix: CP

Year Introduced:

1991

Description:

A Dual Finish With Chrome And Polished Brass Accents.

Type Of Finish:

Chrome: Electroplated

Polished Brass: PVD

Care And Cleaning
Glacier White

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Suffix: W

Year Introduced:

1987

Description:

A Pure Bright White Baked On Finish.

Type Of Finish:

Powder Coat

Care And Cleaning
Polished Brass

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Suffix: P

Year Introduced:

1987

Description:

A Bright Highly Reflective Yellow-Toned Metallic Finish.

Type Of Finish:

PVD

Care And Cleaning
Sand

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Suffix: S

Year Introduced:

1987

Description:

A Bright Almond White Baked On Finish (Tan/Almond/Bone)

Type Of Finish:

Powder Coat

Care And Cleaning
Antique Brass

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Suffix: A

Year Introduced:

1978

Description:

A Distressed Yellow Gold Finish

Type Of Finish:

Electroplated

Care And Cleaning
Chrome
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Suffix: C

Year Introduced:

1950

Description:

A  Bright Highly Reflective Cool Gray Metallic Finish

Type Of Finish:

Electroplated

Care And Cleaning
Kitchen Finishes
Black Stainless

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Suffix: BLS

Year Introduced:

2019

Description:

 

Type Of Finish:

Multi-Step Powder Coat

Care And Cleaning
Brushed Gold

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Suffix: BG

Year Introduced:

2018

Description:

Warm Tones With Lush Texturing 

Type Of Finish:

PVD

Care And Cleaning
Microban Spot Resistant Stainless

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Suffix: MSRS

Year Introduced:

2014

Description:

A Brighter Brushed Warm Gray Metallic Finish With Microban* And Spot Resist*.

*Microban- Antimicrobial Protection Keeps The Finish Cleaner For Longer.

*Spot Resist- Helps Prevent Water Spots and Fingerprints.

Type Of Finish:

Multi-Step Powder Coat

Care And Cleaning
Microban Mediterranean Bronze

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Suffix: MBRB

Year Introduced:

2014

Description:

Dark Brown Old World Finish With Black Overtone And Bright Copper Highlights with Microban*.

*Microban- Antimicrobial Protection Keeps The Finish Cleaner For Longer.

Type Of Finish:

Multi-Step Powder Coat

Care And Cleaning
Spot Resistant Stainless

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Suffix: SRS

Year Introduced:

2010

Description:

A Brighter Brushed Warm Gray Metallic Finish With Spot Resist*.

*Spot Resist- Helps Prevent Water Spots and Fingerprints.

Type Of Finish:

Multi-Step Powder Coat

Care And Cleaning
Soft Grip Black

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Suffix: SFB

Year Introduced:

2010

Description:

A Stylish, Black Finish That Is Soft To The Touch For A Comfortable And Sturdy Feel In Your Hand

Type Of Finish:

Powder Coat

 

Care And Cleaning
Classic Stainless

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Suffix: CSL

Year Introduced:

2008

Description:

A Brushed Cool Gray Metallic Finish

Type Of Finish:

PVD

Care And Cleaning
Mediterranean Bronze

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Suffix: BRB

Year Introduced:

2008

Description:

Dark Brown Old World Finish With Black Overtone And Bright Copper Highlights

Type Of Finish:

Relieved And Powder Coat

Care And Cleaning
Old World Bronze

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Suffix: OWB

Year Introduced:

2008

Description:

A Consistent Brown/Red Color That Does Not Have Any Highlights Or Lowlights

Type Of Finish:

Powder Coat

Care And Cleaning
Pewter

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Suffix: PW

Year Introduced:

2006

Description:

A Dark Nickel Toned Old World Rustic Finish With Light And Dark Gray Shading

Type Of Finish:

Relieved And Powder Coat

Care And Cleaning
Nickel

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Suffix: NL

Year Introduced:

2005

Description:

A Bright Highly Reflective Warm Gray Metallic Finish

 

Type Of Finish:

PVD

Care And Cleaning
Oil Rubbed Bronze

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Suffix: ORB

Year Introduced:

2005

Description:

A Dark Rose Toned Old World Finish With Rich Light And Dark Copper/Rose Accents

 

Type Of Finish:

Relieved And Powder Coat

Care And Cleaning
Wrought Iron

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Suffix: WR

Year Introduced:

2004

Description:

A Matte Soft Dark Brown Baked On Finish

 

Type Of Finish:

Powder Coat

Care And Cleaning
Brushed Chrome

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Suffix: BC

Year Introduced:

2004

Description:

A Gently Brushed Cool Gray Metallic Finish

Type Of Finish:

Electroplated

Care And Cleaning
Satine

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Suffix: ST

Year Introduced:

2002

Description:

A Matte Soft Gray Metallic Finish (No Texture/Brush Markings).

Type Of Finish:

PVD

Care And Cleaning
Black Opal

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Suffix: BP

Year Introduced:

2001

Description:

A High Gloss Shiny Reflective Black Finish

Type Of Finish:

PVD

Care And Cleaning
Copper

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Suffix: CPR

Year Introduced:

2001

Description:

A Bright Highly Reflective Rose Colored Finish (Like A New Penny)

 

Type Of Finish:

PVD

Care And Cleaning
Stainless

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Suffix: SL

Year Introduced:

1999

Description:

A Lightly Brushed Warm Gray Metallic Finish

Type Of Finish:

PVD

Care And Cleaning
Matte Black

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Suffix: BL

Year Introduced:

1999

Description:

A Soft Black Baked On Finish

Type Of Finish:

Powder Coat

 

Care And Cleaning
Platinum & Chrome

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Suffix: PMC

Year Introduced:

1996

Description:

A Dual Finish With Alternating Platinum And Chrome Accents

Type Of Finish:

Platinum: Electroplated

Chrome: Electroplated

Care And Cleaning
Classic Gold

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Suffix: CG

Year Introduced:

1990

Description:

A Bright Highly Reflective Dark Yellow/Orange Toned Metallic Finish

Type Of Finish:

PVD

Care And Cleaning
Ivory

 

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Suffix: V

Year Introduced:

1999

Description:

A Bright Linen White Baked On Finish (Bisque/Biscuit/Linen)

Type Of Finish:

Powder Coat

Care And Cleaning
Polished Brass

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Suffix: PB

Year Introduced:

1996

Description:

A Bright Highly Reflective Yellow-Toned Metallic Finish

Type Of Finish:

PVD

Care And Cleaning
Chrome & Polished Brass

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Suffix: CP

Year Introduced:

1991

Description:

A Dual Finish With Chrome And Polished Brass Accents

Type Of Finish:

Chrome: Electroplated

Polished Brass: PVD

Care And Cleaning
Sand

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Suffix: S

Year Introduced:

1994

Description:

A Bright Almond White Baked On Finish

Type Of Finish:

Powder Coat

Care And Cleaning
Glacier White

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Suffix: W

Year Introduced:

1987

Description:

A Pure Bright White Baked On Finish

Type Of Finish:

Powder Coat

Care And Cleaning
Chrome
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Suffix: C

Year Introduced:

1950

Description:

A  Bright Highly Reflective Cool Gray Metallic Finish

Type Of Finish:

Electroplated

Care And Cleaning
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care and cleaning.png  Faucet Care And Cleaning Instructions

Cleaning instructions are sorted by type of finish and finish name.

Type Of Finish: LifeShine®Finishes PVD

Name Of Finish: Brushed Gold, Classic Stainless, Classic Brushed Nickel, Brushed Bronze, Nickel,
Brushed Nickel, Satine, Copper, Black Opal, Stainless, Classic Gold, Polished Brass
General Cleaning Instructions

A damp cloth and mild liquid dishwashing soap may be used for a limited amount of time, followed by rinsing with water and drying with a soft cloth. Most common household cleaners (including mild abrasives) can be used, when used in accordance with the manufacturers’ instructions for use. However, all cleaners should be rinsed off thoroughly with water immediately after cleaning your faucet. Avoid using any harsh cleansers (e.g., lime scale removers) or pads/sponges that are unsafe for polished metallic surfaces. Most green, fibrous pads/sponges contain microscopic mineral particles that can scratch a faucet’s finish. Cleaner manufacturers may change their formulations at any time; therefore, Moen does not recommend any specific cleaner.

Moen suggests the periodic application of a quality non-abrasive wax, such as car wax or furniture wax, especially for matte or textured finishes (e.g., Brushed Nickel, Classic Brushed Nickel, Brushed Gold, Classic Stainless, Satine and Stainless). Wax will result in a slight color change, but will not harm the finish. It can be tested on a less visible surface first. 

For faucets with clear knob style handles, cleaners should be approved for acrylics and used in accordance with the manufacturers' instructions for use. Cleaners should be rinsed off thoroughly with water immediately after cleaning

Removing Dried Water Spots:
To remove water spots 0000 grade steel wool may be used. A 50/50 blend of household vinegar and water can also be used, followed by rinsing with water and drying with a soft cloth.
Failure to comply with these cleaning instructions may void Moen’s warranty.

Type Of Finish: Non-LifeShine®Finishes Electroplated

Name Of Finish: Brushed Chrome, Platinum, Antique Brass, Chrome
General Cleaning Instructions

A damp cloth and mild liquid dishwashing soap may be used, followed by rinsing with water and drying with a soft cloth. Most common household cleaners (including mild abrasives for Brushed Chrome and Platinum) can be used, when used in accordance with the manufacturers’ instructions for use. However, all cleaners should be rinsed off thoroughly with water immediately after cleaning your faucet. Avoid using any harsh cleansers (e.g., lime scale removers) or pads/sponges that are unsafe for polished metallic surfaces. Most green, fibrous pads/sponges contain microscopic mineral particles that can scratch a faucet’s finish. Cleaner manufacturers may change their formulations at any time; therefore, Moen does not recommend any specific cleaner.

Moen suggests the periodic application of a quality non-abrasive wax, such as car wax or furniture wax, especially for matte or textured finishes (e.g., Brushed Chrome or Platinum).

For faucets with clear knob style handles, cleaners should be approved for acrylics and used in accordance with the manufacturers' instructions for use. Cleaners should be rinsed off thoroughly with water immediately after cleaning.

Removing Dried Water Spots:
A 50/50 blend of household vinegar and water can also be used for a limited amount of time, followed by rinsing with water and drying with a soft cloth.
Failure to comply with these cleaning instructions may void Moen’s warranty.

Type Of Finish: Non-LifeShine®Finishes Powder Coat

Name Of Finish: Soft Grip Black, Mediterranean Bronze, Old World Bronze, Antique Bronze,
Antique Nickel, Hammered Nickel, Pewter, Oil Rubbed Bronze, Wrought Iron,
Ivory, Matte Black, Glacier White, Sand
General Cleaning Instructions

A damp cloth and mild liquid dishwashing soap may be used, followed by rinsing with water and drying with a soft cloth. Most common household cleaners (including mild abrasives) can be used, when used in accordance with the manufacturers’ instructions for use. However, all cleaners should be rinsed off thoroughly with water immediately after cleaning your faucet. Avoid using cleaners containing abrasives (including abrasive sponges or steel wool), organic solvents (e.g., alcohols), or other harsh cleansers (e.g., lime scale removers). Cleaner manufacturers may change their formulations at any time; therefore, Moen does not recommend any specific cleaner.

For faucets with clear knob style handles, cleaners should be approved for acrylics and used in accordance with the manufacturers' instructions for use. Cleaners should be rinsed off thoroughly with water immediately after cleaning.

Removing Dried Water Spots:
A 50/50 blend of household vinegar and water can also be used for a limited amount of time, followed by rinsing with water and drying with a soft cloth.
Failure to comply with these cleaning instructions may void Moen’s warranty.

Type Of Finish: Non-LifeShine®Finishes Multi-Step Powder Coat

Name Of Finish: Black Stainless, Microban Mediterranean Bronze, Microban Spot Resist Stainless,
Microban Spot Resist Brushed Nickel, Spot Resist Brushed Nickel, Spot Resist Stainless
General Cleaning Instructions

A damp cloth and mild liquid dishwashing soap may be used, followed by rinsing with water and drying with a soft cloth. Never use cleaners containing abrasives (including abrasive sponges or steel wool), ammonia, bleach or sodium hypochlorite, organic solvents (e.g., alcohols) or other harsh chemicals (e.g., lime scale removers) to clean to Spot Resist ® finish, as they may damage the finish.

For faucets with clear knob style handles, cleaners should be approved for acrylics and used in accordance with the manufacturers' instructions for use. Cleaners should be rinsed off thoroughly with water immediately after cleaning.

Removing Dried Water Spots:
A 50/50 blend of household vinegar and water can also be used for a limited amount of time, followed by rinsing with water and drying with a soft cloth.
Failure to comply with these cleaning instructions may void Moen’s warranty.
 

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