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26.11.33.00.htm 26.11.33.00. Title 26 DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT Subtitle 11 AIR QUALITY Chapter 33 Architectural Coatings Authority: Environment Article, §1-101, 1-404, 2-101―2-103, 2-301―2-303, 10-102, and 10-103, Annotated Code of Maryland
26.11.33.01.htm 26.11.33.01. 01 Applicability and Exemptions.. A. Except as provided in §B―E of this regulation, this chapter applies to a person who, on or after January 1, 2005:1) Supplies, sells, offers for sale, or manufactures an architectural coating for use within the State; or2) Applies or solicits the application of an architectural coating within the State.. B. Exemptions. This chapter does not apply to the following products:. 1) An architectural coating that is sold or manufactured for:.
26.11.33.02.htm 26.11.33.02. 02 Test Methods ― Incorporation by Reference.. A. In this chapter, the following documents are incorporated by reference.. B. Documents Incorporated.. 1) Flame Spread Index. The flame spread index of a fire-retardant coating shall be determined by the ASTM Designation: E 84-01, "Standard Test Method for Surface Burning Characteristics of Building Materials"2) Fire-Resistance Rating. The fire-resistance rating of a fire-resistive coating shall be determined by ASTM Designation: E
26.11.33.03.htm 26.11.33.03. 03 Definitions.. A. In this chapter, the following terms have the meanings indicated.. B. Terms Defined.. 1) "Adhesive" means a chemical substance that is applied for the purpose of bonding two surfaces together other than by mechanical means.2) "Aerosol coating product" means a pressurized coating product that:. a) Contains pigments or resins that dispenses product ingredients by means of a propellant; and. b) Is packaged in a disposable can for handheld application, or for use in
26.11.33.04.htm 26.11.33.04. 04 General Standard ― VOC Content Limits.. Except as provided in this regulation, effective January 1, 2005, a person may not manufacture, blend, repackage for sale, supply, sell, offer for sale, solicit for application, or apply within the State an architectural coating with a VOC content in excess of the corresponding limit specified in Regulation .05 of this chapter.
26.11.33.05.htm 26.11.33.05. 05 VOC Content Limits.. VOC content limits, expressed as grams per liter, are as follows:. A. Flat coatings . 100;. B. Non-flat coatings . 150;. C. Non-flat―high gloss coatings . 250;. D. Specialty coatings:. 1) Antenna coatings . 530;. 2) Anti-fouling coatings . 400;. 3) Bituminous roof coatings . 300;. 4) Bituminous roof primers . 350;. 5) Bond breakers . 350;. 6) Calcimine recoater . 475;. 7) Clear wood coatings:. a) Clear brushing lacquers . 680;.
26.11.33.06.htm 26.11.33.06. 06 Most Restrictive VOC Limit.. A. Most Restrictive Limit. If anywhere on the container of an architectural coating, label or sticker affixed to the container, or in any sales, advertising, or technical literature supplied by a manufacturer or anyone acting on behalf of a manufacturer, any representation is made that indicates that the coating meets the definition of or is recommended for use for more than one of the coating categories listed in Regulation .05 of this chapter,
26.11.33.07.htm 26.11.33.07. 07 Painting Practices.. A. An architectural coating container, the contents of which are applied to a surface by pouring, siphoning, brushing, rolling, padding, ragging, or other means, shall be closed when not in use.B. Architectural coatings containers include drums, buckets, cans, pails, trays, or other application containers.C. Containers of any VOC-containing materials used for thinning and cleanup shall also be closed when not in use.
26.11.33.08.htm 26.11.33.08. 08 Thinning.. A person may not add thinner to an architectural coating if the addition of thinner will result in violation of a standard in Regulation .05 of this chapter.
26.11.33.09.htm 26.11.33.09. 09 Rust Preventive Coatings.. A person may not apply or solicit the application of any rust preventive coating for industrial use, unless the rust preventive coating complies with the industrial maintenance coating VOC limit specified in Regulation .05 of this chapter.
26.11.33.10.htm 26.11.33.10. 10 Coatings Not Listed in Regulation .05.. A coating that does not meet the definitions for the specialty coatings categories listed in Regulation .05 of this chapter is subject to the VOC content limit for either a flat coating or a non-flat coating, based on its gloss as determined in Regulation .02 of this chapter.
26.11.33.11.htm 26.11.33.11. 11 Lacquers.. If a lacquer coating contains acetone and not more than 550 grams of VOC per liter of coating, less water and exempt compounds, before the addition of VOC, then a person may add up to 10 percent by volume of VOC to the lacquer to avoid blushing of the finish during days with relative humidity greater than 70 percent and temperature below 65°F, at the time of application.
26.11.33.12.htm 26.11.33.12. 12 Container Labeling Requirements.. A. A person who manufactures an architectural coating subject to this chapter shall display the information listed in this regulation on the coating container or container label in which the coating is sold or distributed.B. Date Code. The date the coating was manufactured, or a date code representing the date of manufacture, shall be indicated on the label, lid, or bottom of the container. If the manufacturer uses a date code for a coating, t
26.11.33.13.htm 26.11.33.13. 13 Record Keeping Requirements.. A. A person who manufactures a coating subject to this chapter shall, for each year beginning in 2005, maintain the following records:1) Identification of each regulated product manufactured, the number of gallons of each coating sold in Maryland, and the VOC content of each coating;2) For coatings that contain perchlororethylene or methylene chloride:.
26.11.33.14.htm 26.11.33.14. 14 Compliance Provisions and Test Methods.. A. Calculation of VOC Content.. 1) For the purpose of determining compliance with the VOC content limits in Regulation .05 of this chapter, the VOC content of a coating shall be determined by using the following procedures, as applicable:a) With the exception of low solids coatings, determine the VOC content in grams of VOC per liter of coating thinned to the manufacturer's maximum recommendation, excluding the volume of any water and
26.11.33.9999.htm 26.11.33.9999. Administrative History Effective date: March 29, 2004 (31:6 Md. R. 510). Regulation .06B amended effective February 28, 2005 (32:4 Md. R. 412). Regulation .10 amended effective February 28, 2005 (32:4 Md. R. 412). Regulation .12K repealed effective February 28, 2005 (32:4 Md. R. 412). Regulation .13 repealed and new Regulation .13 adopted effective February 28, 2005 (32:4 Md. R. 412).
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