SACAQMD RULE 460 ADHESIVES AND SEALANTS
LAST REVISED 01/09/97



RULE 460

ADHESIVES AND SEALANTS

Adopted 1-9-97


INDEX

100 GENERAL

200 DEFINITIONS

300 STANDARDS

400 ADMINISTRATIVE REQUIREMENTS

500 MONITORING AND RECORDS


100 GENERAL

101 PURPOSE: To limit emissions of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) from the application of commercial and industrial adhesive or sealant products, and from related solvents and strippers.

102 APPLICABILITY:

110 EXEMPTIONS—FROM THE ENTIRE RULE: This rule does not apply to:

111 EXEMPTION—RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT: Sections 301, 302, 303, and 305 shall not apply to the testing and evaluation of adhesive or sealant products in research and development laboratories, quality assurance laboratories, or analytical laboratories, provided that any person conducting such testing or evaluation maintains records pursuant to Section 501.

112 EXEMPTION—CONTACT ADHESIVES:

113 EXEMPTION—AEROSOL CLEANING SOLVENTS: The use of 160 fluid ounces or less per day per stationary source of aerosol cleaning solvents is exempt from Section 304.

114 EXEMPTION—PROHIBITION OF SALE: The requirements of Section 309 shall not apply to:

115 EXEMPTION—EQUIPMENT CLEANUP: The VOC requirements in Section 304 shall not apply to materials used to clean adhesives application equipment when:

116 EXEMPTION—LOW USAGE: The use of adhesive or sealant products, surface preparation solvents, cleanup solvents, or strippers is exempt from the VOC content standards of this rule, provided the total combined volume of these materials used at any one stationary source does not exceed 55 gallons during any calendar year. Commercial and industrial operations that use such materials and that are exempted pursuant to this section shall comply with Section 501.

117 SEVERABILITY: If any section, subsection, sentence, clause, phrase, or portion of this rule is, for any reason, held invalid, unconstitutional, or unenforceable by any court of competent jurisdiction, such portion shall be deemed as a separate, distinct, and independent provision, and such holding shall not affect the validity of the remaining portions thereof.

200 DEFINITIONS

201 ACRYLONITRILE-BUTADIENE-STYRENE (ABS) WELDING ADHESIVE: Any adhesive intended by the manufacturer to weld acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene (ABS) pipe. ABS pipe is made by reacting monomers of acrylonitrile, butadiene, and styrene and is normally identified with an ABS marking.

202 ADHESIVE: Any substance that is used to bond one surface to another surface by attachment.

203 ADHESIVE OR SEALANT PRODUCT: Any adhesive, adhesive primer, aerosol adhesive, aerosol adhesive primer, sealant, or sealant primer, as sold by the manufacturer or as applied.

204 ADHESIVE PRIMER: A coating applied to a substrate, prior to the application of an adhesive, to provide a bonding surface.

205 AEROSPACE COMPONENT: The fabricated part, assembly of parts, or completed unit of any aircraft or space vehicle, excluding tires, and including models, mock-ups, prototypes, and test coupons.

206 AEROSOL ADHESIVE/AEROSOL ADHESIVE PRIMER: An adhesive or adhesive primer consisting of a mixture of rubber, resins, liquid and/or gaseous solvents, and propellants packaged in a hand-held, pressurized, non-refillable container. The container expels pressurized aerosol materials in a finely divided spray when a valve on the container is depressed.

207 AEROSOL CLEANING SOLVENT: A material used as a surface preparation solvent, a cleanup solvent, or as a stripper and consisting of liquid and/or gaseous solvent and propellants packaged in a hand-held, pressurized, non-refillable container. The container expels pressurized aerosol materials in a finely divided spray when a valve on the container is depressed.

208 APPLICATION EQUIPMENT: A device such as a spray gun, pot, hose, brush, roller, electrostatic sprayer, non-propellant spray bottle, or squeegee used to apply an adhesive or sealant product, a surface preparation solvent, a cleanup solvent, or a stripper.

209 ARCHITECTURAL SEALANT/PRIMER: Any sealant or sealant primer intended by the manufacturer to be applied to stationary structures, including mobile homes, and their appurtenances. Appurtenances to an architectural structure include, but are not limited to: hand railings, cabinets, bathroom and kitchen fixtures, fences, rain gutters and downspouts, and windows.

210 CERAMIC TILE INSTALLATION ADHESIVE: Any adhesive intended by the manufacturer for the installation of ceramic tiles.

211 CHLORINATED POLYVINYL CHLORIDE (CPVC) WELDING ADHESIVE: Any adhesive intended by the manufacturer to weld CPVC plastic pipe.

212 CLEANUP SOLVENT: A VOC-containing material used to:

212.1 Remove a loosely held uncured (i.e., not dry to the touch) adhesive or sealant from a substrate, or

212.2 Clean equipment used in applying an adhesive or sealant product.

213 CLOSED CONTAINER: A covered receptacle. There are no visible gaps where the receptacle's cover and the main body of the receptacle meet.

214 COMPUTER DISKETTE JACKET MANUFACTURING ADHESIVE: Any adhesive intended by the manufacturer to bond the fold-over flaps to the body of a vinyl computer diskette jacket.

215 CONSUMER ADHESIVE: Any adhesive subject to Title 17 of the California Code of Regulations, Article 2, Consumer Products, beginning at Section 94507 and as amended from time to time. "Consumer adhesive" does not include:

215.1 Units of product, less packaging, that weigh more than one pound or consist of more than 16 fluid ounces.

215.2 Sealants or caulking compounds.

215.3 Plastic cement welding adhesive and plastic cement welding adhesive primer.

216 CONTACT ADHESIVE: An adhesive that forms an instantaneous bond that cannot be repositioned when substrates, on which the adhesive is applied and allowed to dry, are brought together using momentary pressure.

217 COVE BASE INSTALLATION ADHESIVE: Any adhesive intended by the manufacturer for the installation of cove base (or wall base), which is generally made of vinyl or rubber, onto a wall or vertical surface at floor level.

218 CURED: Dry to the touch.

219 DRYWALL INSTALLATION: The installation of gypsum drywall to studs or solid surfaces.

220 ENCLOSED GUN CLEANER:

221 EXEMPT COMPOUND: For the purposes of this rule, "exempt compound" has the same meaning as in Rule 101—GENERAL PROVISIONS AND DEFINITIONS.

222 FIBERGLASS: A fiber made of fine filaments of glass that is similar in appearance to wool or cotton fiber.

223 FLEXIBLE VINYL: A nonrigid polyvinyl chloride plastic with at least five percent, by weight, of plasticizer content.

224 HAND APPLICATION METHODS: The application of an adhesive or sealant product by manually held equipment. Such equipment includes: paint brushes, hand rollers, trowels, spatulas, daubers, rags, sponges, and mechanically or pneumatically driven syringes that do not atomize the applied products.

225 HIGH-VOLUME LOW-PRESSURE (HVLP) APPLICATION EQUIPMENT: Equipment used to apply coating by means of a spray gun which is designed to be operated, and which is operated between 0.1 and 10.0 pounds per square inch gauge (psig) air pressure, measured dynamically at the center of the air cap and at the air horns.

226 INDOOR FLOOR COVERING INSTALLATION ADHESIVE: Any adhesive intended by the manufacturer for the installation of wood flooring, carpet, carpet pads, rubber flooring, resilient tile, vinyl tile, vinyl backed carpet, resilient sheet and roll, or artificial grass. Such installed materials are in an enclosure and are not exposed to ambient weather conditions during normal use. Indoor floor covering installation does not include ceramic tile installation or subfloor installation.

227 KEY SYSTEM OPERATING PARAMETER:

228 LEAK: A visible liquid solvent leak from a container or a visible liquid mist.

229 LOW-SOLIDS MATERIAL: Any adhesive or sealant product, surface preparation solvent, cleanup solvent, or stripper containing 120 grams or less of solids per liter of product.

230 LOW-VOLUME LOW-PRESSURE (LVLP) APPLICATION EQUIPMENT: Spray coating application equipment with air pressure between 0.1 and 10.0 pounds per square inch gauge (psig) and air volume less than 15.5 cubic feet per minute (cfm) per spray gun and which operates at a maximum fluid delivery pressure of 50 psig.

231 MARINE DECK SEALANT/SEALANT PRIMER: Any sealant or sealant primer intended by the manufacturer to seal gaps on wooden marine decks.

232 METAL TO URETHANE/RUBBER MOLDING OR CASTING ADHESIVE: Any adhesive intended by the manufacturer to bond metal to high-density or elastomeric urethane or molded rubber materials, in heater molding or casting processes, to fabricate products such as rollers for computer printers or other paper handling equipment.

233 MULTIPURPOSE CONSTRUCTION ADHESIVE: Any adhesive intended by the manufacturer for the installation or repair of various construction materials, including, but not limited to, drywall, subfloor, panel, fiberglass reinforced plastic, ceiling tile, and acoustical tile.

234 NON-MEMBRANE ROOF INSTALLATION/REPAIR ADHESIVE/SEALANT: Any adhesive or sealant intended by the manufacturer for the installation or repair of non-membrane roofs, but is not intended for the installation of prefabricated single-ply roof membrane. With regard to non- membrane roof installation/repair adhesives, this category includes plastic or asphalt roof cement, asphalt roof coatings, and cold application cement.

235 OUTDOOR FLOOR COVERING INSTALLATION ADHESIVE: Any adhesive intended by the manufacturer for the installation of floor covering that is not in an enclosure and is exposed to ambient weather conditions during normal use. Outdoor floor covering installation does not include ceramic tile installation or subfloor installation.

236 PANEL INSTALLATION: The installation of plywood, pre-decorated hardboard, tile board, fiberglass reinforced plastic, and similar pre-decorated or non-decorated panels to studs or solid surfaces.

237 PLASTIC: A synthetic material chemically formed by the polymerization of organic (carbon- based) substances.

238 PLASTIC CEMENT WELDING ADHESIVE: Any adhesive made of resins and solvents that is formulated to dissolve the surfaces of plastic to form a bond between mating surfaces.

239 PLASTIC CEMENT WELDING ADHESIVE PRIMER: Any primer intended by the manufacturer to prepare plastic substrates prior to bonding or welding.

240 POLYVINYL CHLORIDE (PVC) WELDING ADHESIVE: Any adhesive intended by the manufacturer to weld PVC plastic pipe.

241 POROUS MATERIAL: A material whose surface is permeable to liquids; such materials include, but are not limited to, foam, paper, corrugated paperboard, stone, and wood.

242 PROPELLANT: A fluid under pressure that expels the contents of a container when a valve is opened.

243 PVC WELDING SEALANT: A sealant designed to adhere to polyvinyl chloride (PVC) by dissolving its surface and to fill or seal gaps between PVC surfaces or between PVC and other surfaces.

244 ROADWAY SEALANT: Any sealant intended by the manufacturer to be applied to public streets, highways, and related surfaces such as curbs, berms, driveways, and parking lots.

245 RUBBER: Any natural or manmade rubber substrate, including, but not limited to: styrene- butadiene rubber, polychloroprene (neoprene), butyl rubber, nitrile rubber, chlorosulfonated polyethylene, and ethylene propylene diene terpolymer.

246 RUBBER FLOORING: Flooring material in which both the back and the top surface are made of synthetic rubber, and which may be in sheet or tile form.

247 SEALANT: Any material with adhesive properties that is applied as a rope or bead and that is formulated for use primarily to fill, seal, waterproof, or weatherproof gaps or joints between two surfaces. Sealants include caulks. Sealants do not include sealers that are applied as continuous coatings.

248 SEALANT PRIMER: Any material intended by the manufacturer for application to a substrate, prior to the application of a sealant, to enhance the bonding surface.

249 SINGLE-PLY ROOF MEMBRANE: A single sheet of rubber, normally ethylene-propylene diene monomer, that is applied in a single layer to a building roof (normally a flat roof).

250 SOLID MATERIAL: The nonvolatile portion of an adhesive or sealant product, surface preparation solvent, cleanup solvent, or stripper that remains after heating a sample of the product at 110·C for one hour.

251 SOLVENT WELDING: The softening of the surfaces of two substrates by wetting them with a solvent and/or adhesive, and joining them together with a chemical and/or physical reaction(s) to form a fused union.

252 STATIONARY SOURCE: Any building, structure, facility, or emissions unit which emits or may emit any affected pollutant directly or as a fugitive emission.

253 STRIPPER: A liquid used to remove cured adhesives and/or cured sealants.

254 STRUCTURAL GLAZING ADHESIVE: Any adhesive intended by the manufacturer to adhere glass, ceramic, metal, stone, or composite panels to exterior building frames.

255 SUBFLOOR INSTALLATION: The installation of subflooring material, typically plywood, over flooring joists. Subfloor installation includes the construction of any load bearing joints in joists or trusses. Subflooring is covered by a finished surface material.

256 SUBSTRATE: The material onto which an adhesive or sealant product, surface preparation solvent, cleanup solvent, or stripper is applied.

257 SURFACE PREPARATION SOLVENT: Any VOC-containing material used to remove contaminants such as dust, soil, oil, grease, etc., from a substrate prior to the application of an adhesive or sealant product.

258 THIN METAL LAMINATING ADHESIVE: Any adhesive intended by the manufacturer to bond multiple layers of metal to metal or metal to plastic in which the thickness of the bond line(s) is less than 0.025 mils.

259 TIRE REPAIR: Mending a hole, tear, fissure, blemish, or defect in a tire casing by grinding and/or gouging, applying adhesive, and attaching replacement rubber.

260 TIRE RETREAD ADHESIVE: An adhesive applied to the back of precured tread rubber and to the casing and cushion rubber. Tire retread adhesive may also be used to seal buffed tire casings to prevent oxidation while the tire is being prepared for a new tread.

261 TRAFFIC MARKING TAPE ADHESIVE PRIMER: An adhesive primer intended by the manufacturer to be applied to surfaces prior to the installation of traffic marking tape.

262 VOLATILE ORGANIC COMPOUND (VOC): For the purpose of this rule "volatile organic compound" has the same meaning as in Rule 101—GENERAL PROVISIONS AND DEFINITIONS.

263 WATERPROOF RESORCINOL GLUE: A two-part resorcinol resin based adhesive designed for applications where the bond line must be resistant to conditions of continuous immersion in fresh or salt water.

264 WIPE CLEANING: The method of cleaning a surface by physically rubbing it with a material such as a rag, paper, abrasive pad, brush, or a cotton swab moistened with a solvent.

265 WOOD FLOORING: A wood floor surface, which may be in the form of parquet tiles, planks, or strip-wood.

300 STANDARDS

301 VOC CONTENT—ADHESIVES/ADHESIVE PRIMERS: Except as provided in Sections 305 and 306, a person shall not apply an adhesive or adhesive primer exceeding the VOC content, as applied (as determined per Section 502), in the following tables:

TABLE 1

VOC CONTENT FOR ADHESIVES/ADHESIVE PRIMERS

Type of Specialty Adhesive/Adhesive Primer

VOC Content

g/l (lbs/gal) less water and exempt compounds

12/1/97

VOC Content

g/l (lbs/gal) less water and exempt compounds

12/1/98

ABS Welding Adhesive 400 (3.3) 400 (3.3)
Automotive Glass Adhesive Primer 700 (5.7) 700 (5.7)
Ceramic Tile Installation Adhesive 150 (1.2) 130 (1.1)
Computer Diskette Jacket Manufacturing Adhesive 850 (6.9) 850 (6.9)
Cove Base Installation Adhesive 200 (1.6) 150 (1.2)
CPVC Welding Adhesive 490 (4.0) 490 (4.0)
Indoor Floor Covering Installation Adhesive 150 (1.2) 150 (1.2)
Metal to Urethane/Rubber Molding or Casting Adhesive 850 (6.9) 250 (2.0)
Multipurpose Construction Adhesive 200 (1.6) 200 (1.6)
Non-Membrane Roof Installation/Repair Adhesive 300 (2.5) 300 (2.5)
Outdoor Floor Covering Installation Adhesive 250 (2.0) 250 (2.0)
Plastic Cement Welding Adhesive Primer 650 (5.3) 650 (5.3)
PVC Welding Adhesive 510 (4.2) 510 (4.2)
Single-Ply Roof Membrane Adhesive Primer 650 (5.3) 250 (2.0)
Single-Ply Roof Membrane Installation/Repair Adhesive 650 (5.3) 250 (2.0)
Structural Glazing Adhesive 100 (0.8) 100 (0.8)
Thin Metal Laminating Adhesive 780 (6.4) 250 (2.0)
Tire Retread Adhesive 100 (0.8) 100 (0.8)
Traffic Marking Tape Adhesive Primer 550 (4.5) 150 (1.2)
Waterproof Resorcinol Glue 170 (1.4) 170 (1.4)
Other Plastic Cement Welding Adhesive 450 (3.7) 450 (3.7)
Other Adhesive Primer 250 (2.0) 250 (2.0)

TABLE 2

VOC CONTENT FOR CONTACT ADHESIVES

Type of Product

VOC Content

g/l (lbs/gal) less water and exempt compounds

12/1/97

VOC Content

g/l (lbs/gal) less water and exempt compounds

12/1/99

Contact Adhesive 540 (4.4) 200 (1.6)

In Table 3, if two different types of substrates are to be bonded together and if the applicable VOC content limits from Table 3 are not the same for both substrates, then the higher of the two limits from Table 3 shall apply, unless specified otherwise.

TABLE 3

VOC CONTENT FOR ADHESIVE APPLICATIONS ONTO SUBSTRATES

(Pertaining to Adhesives Other Than the Adhesives in Tables 1, 2, and 4)

Adhesive Applications Onto

Substrates

VOC Content

g/l (lbs/gal) less water and exempt compounds

12/1/97

VOC Content

g/l (lbs/gal) less water and exempt compounds

12/1/98

Adhesive Applied in Bonding:

Flexible Vinyl to Flexible Vinyl

660 (5.4) 250 (2.0)
Adhesive Applied in Bonding:

Flexible Vinyl to Any Other Substrate

250 (2.0) 250 (2.0)
Adhesive Applied to:

Fiberglass

200 (1.6) 200 (1.6)
Adhesive Applied to:

Metal

30 (0.2) 30 (0.2)
Adhesive Applied to:

Plastic Foam

120 (1.0) 120 (1.0)
Adhesive Applied to:

Porous Material (e.g., Wood—but not Plastic and Plastic Foam)

150 (1.2) 120 (1.0)
Adhesive Applied to:

Rubber

650 (5.3) 250 (2.0)
Adhesive Applied to:

Other Substrates

250 (2.0) 250 (2.0)

302 VOC CONTENT—AEROSOL ADHESIVES/AEROSOL ADHESIVE PRIMERS: A person shall not use any aerosol adhesive or aerosol adhesive primer unless the VOC content, including the propellant, is no greater than the percentages set forth in Table 4.

TABLE 4

MAXIMUM VOC CONTENT PERCENTAGES FOR AEROSOLS

(Percent of VOC by Weight—Calculated Pursuant to Section 403)

Type of Aerosol

Effective Date: 12/1/97

Aerosol Adhesive 75%
Aerosol Adhesive Primer 75%

303 VOC CONTENT—SEALANTS/SEALANT PRIMERS: Except as provided in Sections 305 and 306, a person shall not apply a sealant or sealant primer exceeding the VOC content, as applied (as determined per Section 502), in the following table:

TABLE 5

VOC CONTENT FOR SEALANTS AND SEALANT PRIMERS

Type of Sealant/Sealant Primer

VOC Content

g/l (lbs/gal) less water and exempt compounds

12/1/97

VOC Content

g/l (lbs/gal) less water and exempt compounds

12/1/98

Architectural Sealant 250 (2.0) 250 (2.0)
Marine Deck Sealant 760 (6.2) 760 (6.2)
Marine Deck Sealant Primer 760 (6.2) 760 (6.2)
Nonmembrane Roof Installation/Repair Sealant 300 (2.5) 300 (2.5)
Non-Porous Architectural Sealant Primer 250 (2.0) 250 (2.0)
Porous architectural sealant primer 775 (6.3) 775 (6.3)
PVC Welding Sealant 480 (3.9) 480 (3.9)
Roadway Sealant 250 (2.0) 250 (2.0)
Single-Ply Roof Membrane Sealant 450 (3.7) 450 (3.7)
Other Sealant 420 (3.4) 420 (3.4)
Other Sealant Primer 750 (6.1) 750 (6.1)

304 VOC CONTENT—SURFACE PREPARATION, CLEANUP, AND STRIPPING SOLVENTS: Except as provided in Sections 113, 115, 305, and 306, and relative to the application of an adhesive or sealant product, a person shall not use a surface preparation solvent, a cleanup solvent, or a solvent used as a stripper unless the solvent complies with the applicable VOC standard shown in Table 6 below:

TABLE 6

VOC CONTENT OF SOLVENTS USED FOR SURFACE PREPARATION, CLEANUP, AND STRIPPER SOLVENTS

Adhesive or Sealant Product

Activity For Which the Solvent Is Used

VOC Content

g/l (lbs/gal) less water and exempt compounds

12/1/97

VOC Composite Partial Pressure Millimeters of Mercury at 20·C (68·F)

12/1/97

Substrate Single-Ply Roof Mem-

Preparation: brane Installation/Repair

£45
Substrate

Preparation: Electronic Components

£900 (£7.3) £33
Substrate

Preparation: Medical Devices

£900 (£7.3) £33
Substrate

Preparation: Other Substrates

£70 (£0.6)
Cleanup: Cleaning a Spray Gun in an Enclosed Gun Cleaner <45
Cleanup: Soaking of Application Equipment in a Closed Container £9.5
Cleanup: Application Equipment

—No Closed Container, No Enclosed Gun Cleaner

£70 (£0.6)
Cleanup: Other Than Adhesive or Sealant Product Application Equipment <45
Stripper: Adhesive or Sealant Products on Wood <350 £2
Stripper: Adhesive or Sealant Products on Substrates Other Than Wood £9.5

305 VOC CONTENT—LOW-SOLIDS MATERIALS: For any low-solids material listed in Tables 1, 2, or 3 of Section 301, Table 5 of Section 303, or Table 6 of Section 304, the VOC content standard shall be expressed in "grams of VOC per liter of material" (Section 402), as applied—unless the standard is expressed as a composite partial pressure.

306 EMISSION CONTROL EQUIPMENT: As an alternative to utilizing materials that comply with the VOC content standards identified in Sections 301 through 304, a person may use air pollution control equipment, subject to the approval of the Air Pollution Control Officer, that provides an overall system efficiency (collection efficiency as determined in Section 502.6, multiplied by control efficiency as determined in Section 502.5) of not less than 85%.

307 MATERIAL APPLICATION METHODS: Effective December 1, 1997:

308 STORAGE AND DISPOSAL: All VOC-containing materials used in applying adhesive or sealant products, such as surface preparation solvents; cleanup solvents; strippers; and cloth, paper, abrasive pads, and brushes moistened with solvents; shall be stored in non-absorbent closed containers with no liquid leaks. These containers shall be kept closed at all times except when such containers are:

309 PROHIBITION OF SALE: Effective December 1, 1997, except as provided in Section 114, no person shall sell or offer for sale any adhesive or sealant product that does not meet the applicable VOC content limits specified in Tables 1 and 2 of Section 301 and in Sections 302 and 303.

310 PROHIBITION OF SPECIFICATION: No person shall solicit, require the use of, or specify the application of any adhesive or sealant product subject to this rule, or any surface preparation solvent, cleanup solvent, or stripper subject to this rule, if such use or application would violate this rule. The prohibition in this section shall also apply to all written or oral contracts under the terms of which any such product or solvent is to be applied within the District.

400 ADMINISTRATIVE REQUIREMENTS

401 CALCULATION FOR DETERMINING GRAMS OF VOC PER LITER OF PRODUCT, LESS WATER AND LESS EXEMPT COMPOUNDS: The weight (in grams) of VOC per combined volume (in liters) of VOC plus solid materials in an adhesive or sealant product is expressed as "grams of VOC per liter of product, less water and less exempt compounds" and shall be calculated using the following equation:

402 CALCULATION FOR DETERMINING GRAMS OF VOC PER LITER OF MATERIAL: The weight (in grams) of VOC per volume (in liters) of adhesive or sealant product is expressed as "grams of VOC per liter of material" and shall be calculated by the following formula:

Grams of VOC per liter of material =

403 CALCULATION OF PERCENT OF VOC BY WEIGHT: The percent of VOC by weight is the ratio of the weight of the VOC to the weight of the aerosol adhesive or aerosol adhesive primer as supplied by the manufacturer, expressed as a percent of VOC by weight. The percent of VOC by weight shall be calculated as follows:

404 OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE PLAN: Any person using emission control equipment pursuant to Section 306 must submit an Operation and Maintenance Plan for the emissions control equipment to the Air Pollution Control Officer for approval. This Plan shall specify operation and maintenance procedures that demonstrate continuous operation and compliance of the emissions control equipment during periods of emissions-producing operations. This Plan shall also specify which daily records must be kept to document these operations and maintenance procedures. These records shall comply with the requirements of Section 501. This Plan shall be implemented upon approval by the Air Pollution Control Officer.

405 PROCEDURE FOR PROCESSING AN OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE PLAN:

406 LABELING REQUIREMENT: For any adhesive or sealant product subject to this rule and manufactured on or after July 1, 1997, the product's manufacturer shall:

406.3 Use the applicable method in Section 502 to determine VOC content.

407 CALCULATION FOR VOC COMPOSITE PARTIAL PRESSURE: VOC composite partial pressure is the sum of the partial pressures of the compounds defined as VOCs, and shall be calculated by the following equation:

408 FEASIBILITY AND TECHNOLOGY ASSESSMENT: By January 1, 1999, the Air Pollution Control Officer shall assess the sunset date in Section 112.2 and the feasibility of the final VOC limits for contact adhesives and whether new technology could provide additional emissions reductions to meet the District's Air Quality Management Plan objectives.

500 MONITORING AND RECORDS

501 RECORD-KEEPING FOR USERS:

502 TEST METHODS: