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Title 40Chapter ISubchapter CPart 59Subpart B → Appendix


Title 40: Protection of Environment
PART 59—NATIONAL VOLATILE ORGANIC COMPOUND EMISSION STANDARDS FOR CONSUMER AND COMMERCIAL PRODUCTS
Subpart B—National Volatile Organic Compound Emission Standards for Automobile Refinish Coatings


Table 1 to Subpart B of Part 59—Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) Content Limits for Automobile Refinish Coatings

Coating categoryGrams VOC per literPounds VOC per gallona
Pretreatment wash primers7806.5
Primers/primer surfacers5804.8
Primer sealers5504.6
Single/two-stage topcoats6005.0
Topcoats of more than two stages6305.2
Multi-colored topcoats6805.7
Specialty coatings8407.0

aEnglish units are provided for information only. Compliance will be determined based on the VOC content limit, as expressed in metric units.

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