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:
|Product Category||VOC Limits
|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 General Purpose||55|
|Contact Special Purpose||80|
|Floor or Wall Covering||5|
|Gasket or Thread Locking||50|
|Single Phase Aerosol||30|
|Double Phase Aerosol||25|
|Dual Purpose Air Freshener/Disinfectant, Aerosol||60|
|Automotive Brake Cleaner||45||NA|
|Automotive Rubbing or Polishing Compound||17|
|Automotive Wax, Polish, Sealant or Glaze:|
|Hard Paste Wax||45|
|All Other Forms||15|
|Automotive Windshield Cleaner||35|
|Automotive Windshield Washer Fluid||35|
|Bathroom and Tile Cleaner:|
|All Other Forms||5||NA|
|Bug and Tar Remover||40|
|Carburetor or Fuel-Injection Air Intake Cleaner||45||10|
|Carpet and Upholstery Cleaner:|
|Charcoal Lighter Material||Regulation .05
of this chapter
|Cooking Sprays, Aerosol||18|
|All Other Forms||7|
|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:|
|All Other Forms||15|
|Furniture Maintenance Product:|
|All Other Forms (Except Solid or Paste)||7||NA|
|Non-Aerosol (Except Solid or Paste)||3|
|General Purpose Cleaner:|
|General Purpose Degreaser:|
|Hair Styling Product:|
|Aerosol and pump spray||6|
|All Other Forms||2|
|Heavy-Duty Hand Cleaner or Soap||8|
|Crawling Bug (Aerosol)||15|
|Crawling Bug (All Other Forms)||20|
|Flea and Tick||25|
|Flying Bug (Aerosol)||25|
|Flying Bug (All Other Forms)||35|
|Lawn and Garden (All Other Forms)||20|
|Lawn and Garden (Non-Aerosol)||3|
|Wasp and Hornet||40|
|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|
|Nail Polish Remover||75||1|
|Non-Selective Terrestrial Herbicide|
|Oven or Grill Cleaner:|
|Paint Remover or Stripper||50|
|Sealant and Caulking Compound||4|
|Silicone-Based Multi-Purpose Lubricant (Excluding Solid or Semi-Solid Product)||60|
|Temporary Hair Color, Aerosol||55|
|Tire Sealant and Inflator||20|
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.