26.11.32.04

.04 Standards — General.

A. Except as provided in Regulations .01, .04D, .11, .12, .15, and .17—.26 of this chapter, a person may not sell, supply, offer for sale, or manufacture for sale in the State a consumer product manufactured on or after the effective date in §B of this regulation that contains volatile organic compounds (VOC) in excess of the limits specified in §B of this regulation.

B. VOC limits, expressed as percent volatile organic compounds by weight, except as otherwise indicated are as follows:

Table 1.VOC Standards.
Product Category VOC Limits
Effective
1/1/2005
VOC Limits
Effective
1/1/2009
VOC Limits
Effective
1/1/2018
Adhesive:
  Aerosol:      
Aerosol Mist Spray 65
Aerosol Web Spray 55
Special Purpose Spray Adhesive:
Mounting, Automotive Engine Compartment, and Flexible Vinyl 70
Polystyrene Foam and Automotive Headliner 65
Polylolefin and Laminate Repair/Edge Banding 60
Construction, Panel, and Floor Covering 15 7
Contact 80 NA
Contact General Purpose 55
Contact Special Purpose 80
General Purpose 10
Structural Waterproof` 15
Adhesive Remover:
Floor or Wall Covering 5
Gasket or Thread Locking 50
General Purpose 20
Specialty 70
Air Freshener:
Single Phase Aerosol 30
Double Phase Aerosol 25
  Dual Purpose Air Freshener/Disinfectant, Aerosol     60
Liquid/Pump Spray 18
Solid/Semisolid 3
Antiperspirant:
Aerosol 40HVOC
10MVOC
Non-Aerosol 0HVOC
0MVOC
Anti-Static Product:
Aerosol 80
Non-Aerosol 11
Artist's solvent/thinner 3
Automotive Brake Cleaner 45 NA
Automotive Rubbing or Polishing Compound 17
Automotive Wax, Polish, Sealant or Glaze:
Hard Paste Wax 45
Instant Detailer 3
All Other Forms 15
Automotive Windshield Cleaner 35
Automotive Windshield Washer Fluid 35
Bathroom and Tile Cleaner:
Aerosol 7
All Other Forms 5 NA
Non-Aerosol   1
Brake Cleaner 10
Bug and Tar Remover 40
Carburetor or Fuel-Injection Air Intake Cleaner 45 10
Carpet and Upholstery Cleaner:
Aerosol 7
Non-Aerosol (Dilutables) 0.1
Non-Aerosol (Ready-to-Use) 3.0
Charcoal Lighter Material Regulation .05
of this chapter
Cooking Sprays, Aerosol 18
Deodorant:
Aerosol 0HVOC
10MVOC
Non-Aerosol 0HVOC
0MVOC
Disinfectant:
Aerosol 70
Non-Aerosol 1
Dusting Aid:
Aerosol 25
All Other Forms 7
Electrical Cleaner 45
Electronic Cleaner 75
Engine Degreaser:
Aerosol 35 10
Non-Aerosol 5
Fabric Protectant 60
Fabric Refresher:
Aerosol 15
Non-Aerosol 6
Floor Polish/Wax:
Resilient Flooring Material 7 1
Nonresilient Flooring Material 10 1
Wood Floor Wax 90
Floor Wax Stripper, Non-Aerosol Regulation .07
of this chapter
Footwear or Leather Care Product:
Aerosol 75
Solid 55
All Other Forms 15
Furniture Maintenance Product:
Aerosol 17
All Other Forms (Except Solid or Paste) 7 NA
Non-Aerosol (Except Solid or Paste) 3
General Purpose Cleaner:
Aerosol 10 8
Non-Aerosol 4
General Purpose Degreaser:
Aerosol 50 10
Non-Aerosol 4
Glass Cleaner:
Aerosol 12
Non-Aerosol 4
Graffiti Remover:
Aerosol 50
Non-Aerosol 30
Hair Mousse 6
Hairshine 55
Hairspray 55
Hair Styling Product:
Aerosol and pump spray 6
All Other Forms 2
Heavy-Duty Hand Cleaner or Soap 8
Insecticide:
Crawling Bug (Aerosol) 15
Crawling Bug (All Other Forms) 20
Flea and Tick 25
Flying Bug (Aerosol) 25
Flying Bug (All Other Forms) 35
Fogger 45
Lawn and Garden (All Other Forms) 20
Lawn and Garden (Non-Aerosol) 3
Wasp and Hornet 40
Laundry Prewash:
Aerosol/Solid 22
All Other Forms 5
Laundry Starch/Sizing/Fabric Finish Product 5 4.5
Metal Polish or Cleanser 30
Multi-Purpose Lubricant (Excluding Solid or Semi-Solid Product) 50
Multi-Purpose Solvent 3
Nail Polish Remover 75 1
Non-Selective Terrestrial Herbicide
Non-Aerosol 3
Oven or Grill Cleaner:
Aerosols/Pump Spray 8 NA
Liquid 5 NA
Non-Aerosol 4
Aerosol 8
Paint Remover or Stripper 50
Paint Thinner 3
Penetrant 50
Rubber/Vinyl Protectant:
Non-Aerosol 3
Aerosol 10
Sanitizer:
Aerosol 70
Non-Aerosol 1
Sealant and Caulking Compound 4
Shaving Cream 5
Shaving Gel 7 4
Silicone-Based Multi-Purpose Lubricant (Excluding Solid or Semi-Solid Product) 60
Spot Remover:
Aerosol 25
Non-Aerosol 8
Temporary Hair Color, Aerosol 55
Tire Sealant and Inflator 20
Toilet/Urinal Care:
Aerosol 10
Non-Aerosol 3
Undercoating, Aerosol 40
Wood Cleaner:
Aerosol 17
Non-Aerosol 4

NA = Not applicable

B-1. A person may not sell, supply, offer for sale, or manufacture for sale in the State any antiperspirant or deodorant which contains any compound that has been identified by the CARB in Title 17, California Code of Regulations, Division 3, Chapter 1, Subchapter 7, Section 93000 as a toxic air contaminant.

C. Products that are Diluted Before Use.

(1) Products Diluted with Water or Non-VOC Solvent.

(a) For consumer products for which the label, packaging, or accompanying literature specifically states that the product should be diluted with water or non-VOC solvent before use, the limits specified in §B of this regulation apply to the product only after the minimum recommended dilution has taken place.

(b) For purposes of this subsection, "minimum recommended dilution" does not include recommendations for incidental use of a concentrated product to deal with limited special applications such as hard-to-remove soils or stains.

(2) Products Diluted with VOC Solvent. For consumer products for which the label, packaging, or accompanying literature states that the product should be diluted with a VOC solvent before use, the limits specified in §B of this regulation apply to the product only after the maximum recommended dilution has taken place.

D. Products Registered under Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA). For a consumer product that is registered under the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act, (FIFRA), 7 U.S.C. §136 et seq., the effective date of the VOC standards is 1 year after the date specified in §B of this regulation.

E. Products containing Ozone-Depleting Compounds. For a consumer product for which standards are specified under §B of this regulation, a person may not cause a violation of the requirements of 40 CFR Part 82.

F. Sell-Through of Products.

(1) Sell-Through Period. Notwithstanding the provisions of §B of this regulation and Regulation .06 , .07, .08, .09, or .10 of this chapter, a consumer product manufactured prior to each of the effective dates specified for that product in Table 1 of §B of this regulation may be sold, supplied, or offered for sale after each of the specified effective dates.

(2) Section F(1) of this regulation does not apply to:

(a) Any consumer product that does not display on the product container or package the date on which the product was manufactured, or a code indicating such date, in accordance with Regulation .13A of this chapter; or

(b) Solid air fresheners and toilet or urinal care products that contain paradichlorobenzene, which are subject to the 1-year sell-through period specified in Regulation .10 of this chapter.