SCAQMD RULE 1113 - ARCHITECTURAL COATINGS
LAST REVISED 08/09/96

(Adopted Sept. 2, 1977)(Amended Dec. 2, 1977)(Amended Feb. 3, 1978) (Amended Sept. 5, 1980)(Amended Apr. 3, 1981)(Amended July 3, 1981)(Amended by California Air Resources Board Oct. 21, 1981) (Amended Aug. 5, 1983)(Amended Mar. 16, 1984)(Amended Aug. 2, 1985) (Amended Nov. 1, 1985)(Amended Feb. 6, 1987)(Amended Jan. 5, 1990) (Amended Feb. 2, 1990)(Amended Nov. 2, 1990)(Amended Dec. 7, 1990) (Amended Sept. 6, 1991)(Amended March 8,1996)(Amended August 9, 1996) (Amended November 8, 1996)

RULE 1113. - ARCHITECTURAL COATINGS

(a) Applicability
This rule is applicable to any person who supplies, sells, offers for sale, applies, solicits the application of, or manufactures for use in the District any architectural coating intended to be applied to stationary structures or their appurtenances, and to mobile homes, pavements or curbs.

(b) Definitions
For the purpose of this rule, the following definitions shall apply:

  1. AEROSOL COATING PRODUCT means a pressurized coating product containing pigments or resins that dispenses product ingredients by means of a propellant, and is packaged in a disposable can for hand-held application, or for use in specialized equipment for ground marking and traffic marking applications.
  2. APPURTENANCES are accessories to a stationary structure, including, but not limited to: hand railings, cabinets, bathroom and kitchen fixtures, fences, rain-gutters and down-spouts, window screens, lamp-posts, heating and air conditioning equipment, other mechanical equipment, large fixed stationary tools, signs, motion picture and television production sets, and concrete forms.
  3. ARCHITECTURAL COATINGS are any coatings applied to stationary structures and their appurtenances, to mobile homes, to pavements, or to curbs.
  4. BELOW-GROUND WOOD PRESERVATIVES are wood preservatives formulated to protect below-ground wood.
  5. BITUMINOUS COATINGS MATERIALS are black or brownish coating materials, soluble in carbon disulfide, consisting mainly of hydrocarbons and which are obtained from natural deposits, or as residues from the distillation of crude petroleum oils, or of low grades of coal.
  6. BOND BREAKERS are coatings applied between layers of concrete to prevent the freshly poured top layer of concrete from bonding to the substrate over which it is poured.
  7. CLEAR WOOD FINISHES are clear and semi-transparent coatings, including lacquers and varnishes, applied to wood substrates to provide a transparent or translucent solid film.
  8. COATING is a material which is applied to a surface in order to beautify, protect, or provide a barrier to such surface.
  9. COLORANTS are solutions of dyes or suspensions of pigments.
  10. CONCRETE-CURING COMPOUNDS are coatings applied to freshly poured concrete to retard the evaporation of water.
  11. DRY-FOG COATINGS are coatings which are formulated only for spray application so that when sprayed, overspray droplets dry before falling on floors and other surfaces.
  12. EXEMPT COMPOUNDS (See Rule 102-Definition of Terms.)
  13. FIRE-PROOFING EXTERIOR COATINGS are opaque coatings formulated to protect the structural integrity of outdoor steel and other outdoor construction materials and listed by Underwriter's Laboratories, Inc. for the fire protection of steel.
  14. FIRE-RETARDANT COATINGS are coatings listed by Underwriter's Laboratories, Inc. as fire-retardant coatings with a flame spread index of less than 25.
  15. FLAT COATINGS are coatings that register a gloss of less than 15 on an 85-degree meter or less than 5 on a 60-degree meter.
  16. GRAMS OF VOC PER LITER OF COATING, LESS WATER AND LESS EXEMPT COMPOUNDS, is the weight of VOC per combined volume of VOC and coating solids and can be calculated by the following equation:

    Grams of VOC per Liter of Coating, Less

    Ws - Ww - Wes

    =

    ------------------------

    Water and Less Exempt Compounds

    Vm

    -

    Vw

    -

    Ves

    Where: Ws = weight of volatile compounds in grams

    Ww = weight of water in grams

    Wes = weight of exempt compounds in grams

    Vm = volume of material in liters

    Vw = volume of water in liters

    Ves = volume of exempt compounds in liters

    For coatings that contain reactive diluents, the Grams of VOC per Liter of Coating, Less Water and Less Exempt Compounds, shall be calculated by the following equation:

    Grams of VOC per Liter of Coating, Less Ws - Ww - Wes

    =

    ------------------------

    Water and Less Exempt Compounds

    Vm - Vw - Ves

    Where: Ws = weight of volatile compounds emitted during curing, in grams

    Ww = weight of water emitted during curing, in grams

    Wes = weight of exempt compounds emitted during curing, in grams

    Vm = volume of the material prior to reaction, in liters

    Vw = volume of water emitted during curing, in liters

    Ves = volume of exempt compounds emitted during curing, in liters
  17. GRAMS OF VOC PER LITER OF MATERIAL is the weight of VOC per volume of material and can be calculated by the following equation:

    Grams of VOC per Liter of Material   Ws - Ww - Wes

    =

    ------------------------

    Vm

    Where: Ws = weight of volatile compounds in grams

    Ww = weight of water in grams

    Wes = weight of exempt compounds in grams

    Vm = volume of the material in liters
  18. GRAPHIC ARTS COATINGS (Sign Paints) are coatings formulated for and hand-applied by artists using brush or roller techniques to indoor and outdoor signs (excluding structural components) and murals, including lettering enamels, poster colors, copy blockers, and bulletin enamels.
  19. INDUSTRIAL MAINTENANCE PRIMERS AND TOPCOATS are coatings which are intended to be applied to a surface prior to the application of an industrial maintenance topcoat, to provide a firm bond between the substrate and subsequent coats and high performance coatings which are formulated for the purpose of heavy abrasion, water immersion, chemical, corrosion, temperature, electrical or solvent resistance.

    (A) Alkyds
    Synthetic resins formed by the condensation of polyhydric alcohols with polybasic acids.

    (B) Catalyzed Epoxy
    Cross-linking resins made by the reaction of epoxides with other materials such as amines, alcohols, phenols, carboxylic acids, and unsaturated compounds.

    (C) Bituminous Coatings Materials
    Black or brownish coating materials, soluble in carbon disulfide, consisting mainly of hydrocarbons and which are obtained from natural deposits, or any residues from the distillation of crude petroleum oils, or of low grades of coal.

    (D) Inorganic Polymers
    Substances whose principal structural features are made up on homopolar inter linkages between multivalent elements other than carbon. This does not preclude the presence of carbon containing groups in the side branches, or as inter linkages between principal structural members. Examples of such polymers are ethyl and butyl silicates.

    (E) Vinyl Chloride Polymers
    Polymers made by the polymerization of vinyl chloride or copolymerization of vinyl chloride with other unsaturated compounds, the vinyl chloride being in greatest amount by weight.

    (F) Chlorinated Rubber
    Resin formed by the reaction of rubber with chlorine.

    (G) Acrylic Polymers
    Polymers resulting from the polymerization of derivatives of acrylic acids, including esters of acrylic acid, methacrylic acid, acrylonitrile, and their copolymers. Also known as acrylic resins and acrylate resins.

    (H) Urethane Polymers
    Coating vehicles containing a polyisocyanate monomer reacted in such a manner as to yield polymers containing any ratio, proportion, or combination of urethane linkages, active isocyanate groups, or polyisocyanate monomer.

    (I) Silicones
    A resin containing silicon, unlike organic resins which all contain carbon. The basic structure of silicones consists of silicon-oxygen linkages.

    (J) Unique Vehicles
    Generic polymer components not defined by any of the preceding, e.g., hypalon or phenoxy.

  20. JAPANS/FAUX FINISHING COATINGS are glazes designed for wet-in-wet techniques used as a stain or glaze to create artistic effects, including but not limited to, dirt, old age, smoke damage, and simulated marble and wood grain.
  21. LACQUERS are clear or pigmented wood finishes, including clear lacquer sanding sealers, formulated with nitrocellulose or synthetic resins to dry by evaporation without chemical reaction.
  22. LOW-SOLIDS COATINGS are coatings containing one pound or less of solids per gallon of material.
  23. MAGNESITE CEMENT COATINGS are coatings formulated for and applied to magnesite cement decking to protect the magnesite cement substrate from erosion by water.
  24. MASTIC COATINGS are coatings formulated to cover holes and minor cracks and to conceal surface irregularities, and applied in a thickness of at least 10 mils (dry, single coat).
  25. METALLIC PIGMENTED COATINGS are coatings containing at least 0.4 pound of elemental metallic pigment per gallon (50 grams/liter) of coating as applied.
  26. MULTI-COLOR COATINGS are coatings which exhibit more than one color when applied and which are packaged in a single container and applied in a single coat.
  27. PRE-TREATMENT WASH PRIMERS are coatings which contain a minimum of 1/2 percent acid, by weight, applied directly to bare metal surfaces to provide necessary surface etching.
  28. PRIMERS are coatings applied to a surface to provide a firm bond between the substrate and subsequent coats.
  29. QUICK-DRY ENAMELS are non-flat coatings which comply with the following:

    (i) Shall be capable of being applied directly from the container by brush or roller under normal conditions, normal conditions being ambient temperatures between 60°F and 80°F;

    (ii) When tested in accordance with ASTM D 1640 they shall: set-to-touch in two hours or less, dry-hard in eight hours or less, and be tack-free in four hours or less by the mechanical test method; and

    (iii) Shall have a 60° dried film gloss of no less than 70.

  30. QUICK-DRY PRIMERS, SEALERS, AND UNDERCOATERS are primers, sealers, and undercoaters which are intended to be applied to a surface to provide a firm bond between the substrate and subsequent coats and which are dry-to-touch in one-half hour and can be recoated in two hours (ASTM D 1640).
  31. REACTIVE DILUENT is a liquid which is a VOC during application and one in which, through chemical and/or physical reaction, such as polymerization, becomes an integral part of the coating.
  32. ROOF COATINGS are coatings formulated for application to exterior roofs and for the primary purpose of preventing penetration of the substrate by water, or reflecting heat and ultraviolet radiation. Metallic pigmented roof coatings which qualify as metallic pigmented coatings shall not be considered to be in this category, but shall be considered to be in the metallic pigmented coatings category.
  33. SANDING SEALERS are clear wood coatings formulated for and applied to bare wood for sanding and to seal the wood for subsequent application of coatings. To be considered a sanding sealer a coating must be clearly labeled as such.
  34. SEALERS are coatings applied to substrates to prevent subsequent coatings from being absorbed by the substrate, or to prevent harm to subsequent coatings by materials in the substrate.
  35. SHELLACS are clear or pigmented coatings formulated solely with the resinous secretions of the lac beetle (laccifer lacca), thinned with alcohol, and formulated to dry by evaporation without a chemical reaction.
  36. SOLICIT is to require for use or to specify, by written or oral contract.
  37. STAINS are opaque or semi-transparent coatings which are formulated to change the color but not conceal the grain pattern or texture.
  38. SWIMMING POOL COATINGS are coatings specifically formulated to coat the interior of swimming pools and to resist swimming pool chemicals.
  39. SWIMMING POOL REPAIR COATINGS are chlorinated, rubber-based coatings used for the repair and maintenance of swimming pools over existing chlorinated, rubber-based coatings.
  40. TINT BASE is an architectural coating to which colorants are added.
  41. TRAFFIC COATINGS are coatings formulated for and applied to public streets, highways, and other surfaces including, but not limited to, curbs, berms, driveways, and parking lots.
  42. UNDERCOATERS are coatings formulated and applied to substrates to provide a smooth surface for subsequent coats.
  43. VARNISHES are clear wood finishes formulated with various resins to dry by chemical reaction on exposure to air.
  44. VOLATILE ORGANIC COMPOUND (VOC)
    See Rule 102.
  45. WATERPROOFING SEALERS are colorless coatings which are formulated for the sole purpose of preventing penetration of porous substrates by water and which do not alter surface appearance or texture.
  46. WOOD PRESERVATIVES are coatings formulated to protect wood from decay or insect attack by the addition of a wood preservative chemical registered by the California Environmental Protection Agency.

(c) Requirements

  1. Except as provided in paragraphs (c)(2), (c)(3), and (c)(4), no person shall supply, sell, offer for sale, apply, or solicit the application of, any architectural coating which, at the time of sale or manufacture, contains more than 250 grams of VOC per liter of coating (2.08 pounds per gallon), less water, less exempt compounds, and less any colorant added to tint bases, or manufacture, blend, or repackage such a coating for use within the District.
  2. Except as provided in paragraphs (c)(3) and (c)(4), no person shall supply, sell, offer for sale, apply, solicit the application of, manufacture, blend, or repackage, for use within the District, any architectural coating listed in the Table of Standards which contains VOC (excluding any colorant added to tint bases) in excess of the corresponding VOC limit specified in the table, after the effective date specified.

    TABLE OF STANDARDS

    VOC LIMITS
    Grams of VOC Per Liter of Coating,
    Less Water And Less Exempt Compounds

    COATING

    Limit*

    Effective

    Date of Adoption

    Effective

    1/1/1998

    Effective

    1/1/1999

    Effective

    7/1/2001

    Effective

    1/1/2005

    Effective

    7/1/2008

    Bond Breakers

    350

    Clear Wood Finishes

    Varnish

    350

    Sanding Sealers

    350

    Lacquer

    680

    550

    275

    Concrete-Curing Compounds

    350

    Dry-Fog Coatings

    400

    Fire-proofing Exterior Coatings

    350

    450

    350

    Fire-Retardant Coatings

    Clear

    650

    Pigmented

    350

    Flats

    250

    100

    50

    Graphic Arts (Sign) Coatings

    500

    Industrial Maintenance Primers and Topcoats

    Alkyds

    420

    Catalyzed Epoxy

    420

    Bituminous Coatings Materials

    420

    Inorganic Polymers

    420

    Vinyl Chloride Polymers

    420

    Chlorinated Rubber

    420

    Acrylic Polymers

    420

    Urethane Polymers

    420

    Silicones

    420

    Unique Vehicles

    420

    Japans/Faux Finishing Coatings

    350

    700

    350

    Magnesite Cement Coatings

    600

    450

    Mastic Coatings

    300

    Metallic Pigmented Coatings

    500

    Multi-Color Coatings

    420

    250

    Pigmented Lacquer

    680

    550

    275

    Pre-Treatment Wash Primers

    780

    Primers, Sealers, and Undercoaters

    350

    Quick-Dry Enamels

    400

    Roof Coatings

    300

    Shellac

    Clear

    730

    Pigmented

    550

    Stains

    350

    Swimming Pool Coatings

    Repair

    650

    Other

    340

    Traffic Coatings

    250

    150

    Waterproofing Sealers

    400

    Wood Preservatives

    Below-Ground

    350

    Other

    350

    * The specified limits remain in effect unless revised limits are listed in subsequent columns in the Table of Standards

    TABLE OF STANDARDS (cont.)
    VOC LIMITS

    Grams of VOC Per Liter of Material

    COATING

    Limit

    Low-Solids Coating

    120

  3. If anywhere on the container of any coating listed in the Table of Standards, on any sticker or label affixed thereto, or in any sales or advertising literature, any representation is made that the coating may be used as, or is suitable for use as, a coating for which a lower VOC standard is specified in the table or in paragraph (c)(1), then the lowest VOC standard shall apply. This requirement does not apply to the representation of the following coatings in the manner specified:

    (A) lacquer sanding sealers, which may be recommended for use as sanding sealers in conjunction with clear lacquer topcoats;

    (B) metallic pigmented coatings, which may be recommended for use as primers, sealers, undercoaters, roof coatings, or industrial maintenance coatings;

    (C) shellacs; and

    (D) low-solids coatings.

  4. Except where already required to be in compliance with the previous version of this rule, sale or application of a coating manufactured prior to the effective date of the corresponding standard in the Table of Standards, and not complying with that standard, shall not constitute a violation of paragraph (c)(2) until three years after the effective date of the standard.
  5. All VOC-containing materials shall be stored in closed containers when not in use. In use includes, but is not limited to: being accessed, filled, emptied, or repaired.
  6. Averaging Provisions

    On or after July 1, 2001, manufacturers may comply with the provisions of paragraph (c)(2) for flat coatings by complying with the following averaging provisions:

    (A) The manufacturer shall demonstrate that actual emissions from the flat coatings being averaged are less than or equal to the allowable emissions, for the specified compliance period using the following equation:

    Where:

    = Allowable Emissions
    = Actual Emissions

    VOCi = Pounds of VOC per pound of coating solids (lbs/lb);

    Ui = Quantity of coating "i" sold for use within the District (pounds of coating solids); and

    ERi = VOC content of coating "i", as supplied (lbs/lb).

    The averaging is limited only to flat coatings selected by the manufacturer. Any flat coating not included in the averaging plan shall comply with the VOC limit in paragraph (c)(2).

    (B) Averaging Plan (Plan)

    Manufacturers using the averaging approach shall submit a Plan, pursuant to Rule 221 - Plans, to the Executive Officer. The Plan may not be implemented until it is approved in writing by the Executive Officer. Submittal of the Plan does not provide an exemption from the rule requirements. The Plan shall meet the requirements specified in Appendix A.

(d) Administrative Requirements

  1. Containers for all coatings subject to this rule shall display the date of manufacture of the contents or a code indicating the date of manufacture. The manufacturers of such coatings shall file with the Executive Officer of the District and the Executive Officer of the Air Resources Board an explanation of each code.
  2. Containers for all coatings subject to the requirements of this rule shall carry a statement of the manufacturer's recommendation regarding thinning of the coating. This recommendation shall not apply to the thinning of architectural coatings with water. The recommendation shall specify that the coating is to be employed without thinning or diluting under normal environmental and application conditions, unless any thinning recommended on the label for normal environmental and application conditions does not cause a coating to exceed its applicable standard.
  3. Each container of any coating subject to this rule shall display the maximum VOC content of the coating, as supplied, and after any thinning as recommended by the manufacturer. The VOC content of low-solids coatings shall be displayed as grams of VOC per liter of material (excluding any colorant added to the tint bases) and the VOC content of any other coating shall be displayed as grams of VOC per liter of coating (less water and less exempt compounds, and excluding any colorant added to tint bases). VOC content displayed may be calculated using product formulation data, or may be determined using the test method in subdivision (e).
  4. After January 1, 1998, the coating container label or container shall include the words "Quick-Dry" or shall list the following:

    (A) The recoat time for quick-dry primers, sealers, and undercoaters, or

    (B) The dry-hard time for quick-dry enamels.

    Containers and container labels shall not contain the words "Quick-Dry" unless the material meets the dry times specified in the respective definitions or the material complies with the respective general VOC limit for enamels or primers, sealers, and undercoaters.

(e) Test Methods

For the purpose of this rule, the following test methods shall be used

  1. VOC Content of Coatings
    The VOC content of coatings subject to the provisions of this rule shall be determined by:

    (A) The United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) Reference Test Method 24 (Determination of Volatile Matter Content, Water Content, Density, Volume Solids, and Weight Solids of Surface Coatings, Code of Federal Regulations Title 40, Part 60, Appendix A) with the exempt compounds’ content determined by Method 303 (Determination of Exempt Compounds) in the South Coast Air Quality Management District's (SCAQMD) "Laboratory Methods of Analysis for Enforcement Samples" manual, or

    (B) Method 304 [Determination of Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC) in Various Materials] in the SCAQMD's "Laboratory Methods of Analysis for Enforcement Samples" manual.

    (C) Exempt Perfluorocarbons
    The following classes of compounds:

    cyclic, branched, or linear, completely fluorinated alkanes
    cyclic, branched, or linear, completely fluorinated ethers with no unsaturations
    cyclic, branched, or linear, completely fluorinated tertiary amines with no unsaturations
    sulfur-containing perfluorocarbons with no unsaturations and with sulfur bonds only to carbon and fluorine

    will be analyzed as exempt compounds for compliance with subdivision (c), only when manufacturers specify which individual compounds are used in the coating formulations. In addition, the manufacturers must identify the USEPA, ARB, and SCAQMD approved test methods, which can be used to quantify the amount of each exempt compound.

  2. Acid Content of Coatings
    The acid content of a coating subject to the provisions of this rule shall be determined by ASTM Test Method D 1613-85 (Acidity in Volatile Solvents and Chemical Intermediates Used in Paint, Varnish, Lacquer, and Related Products).
  3. Metal Content of Coatings
    The metallic content of a coating subject to the provisions of this rule shall be determined by Method 311 (Determination of Percent Metal in Metallic Coatings by Spectrographic Method) in the SCAQMD's "Laboratory Methods of Analysis for Enforcement Samples" manual.
  4. Flame Spread Index
    The flame spread index of a fire-retardant coating subject to the provisions of this rule shall be determined by ASTM Test Method E 84-91A (Standard Test Method for Surface Burning Characteristics of Building Material) after application to an organic or inorganic substrate, based on the manufacturer's recommendations.
  5. Drying Times
    The set-to-touch, dry-hard, dry-to-touch, and dry-to-recoat times of a coating subject to the provisions of this rule shall be determined by ASTM Test Method D 1640 (Standard Test Methods for Drying, Curing, or Film Formation of Organic Coatings at Room Temperature). The tack-free time of a coating subject to the provisions of this rule shall be determined by ASTM Test Method D 1640, according to the Mechanical Test Method.
  6. Gloss Determination
    The gloss shall be determined by ASTM Test Method D 523 (Specular Gloss).
  7. Equivalent Test Methods
    Other test methods determined to be equivalent after review by the staffs of the District, the California Air Resources Board, and the USEPA, and approved in writing by the District Executive Officer may also be used.
  8. Multiple Test Methods
    When more than one test method or set of test methods are specified for any testing, a violation of any requirement of this rule established by any one of the specified test methods or set of test methods shall constitute a violation of the rule.
  9. All test methods referenced in this subdivision shall be the version most recently approved by the appropriate governmental entities.

(f) Technology Assessment for Flats and Lacquers
The Executive Officer shall conduct:

  1. A technology assessment for the future VOC limit for flat coatings as specified in paragraph (c)(2) by July 1, 2000 and July 1, 2007.
  2. A technology assessment for the future VOC limit for lacquers specified in paragraph (c)(2) by January 1, 2004.
  3. In conducting the above technology assessments, the Executive Officer shall consider any applicable future California Air Resources Board surveys on architectural coatings.

    After each technology assessment, the Executive Officer shall report to the Governing Board as to the appropriateness of maintaining the future VOC limit.

(g) Exemptions

  1. The provisions of this rule shall not apply to:

    (A) architectural coatings in containers having capacities of one quart or less, provided that the manufacturer shall submit an annual report to the Executive Officer within three months of the end of each calendar year. The report shall contain information as required by the Executive Officer to monitor the use of the small container exemption. The loss of this exemption due to the failure of the manufacturer to submit an annual report shall apply only to the manufacturer; or

    (B) architectural coatings sold in this District for shipment outside of this District or for shipment to other manufacturers for repackaging; or

    (C) emulsion type bituminous pavement sealers; or

    (D) aerosol coating products.

    (E) Use of stains and lacquers in all areas within the District at an elevation of 4,000 feet or greater above sea level.

  2. For architectural coatings recommended by the manufacturer for use solely as quick-dry primers, sealers and undercoaters, the provisions of subdivision (c) shall not apply to:

    (A) the manufacture, blending or repackaging of such coatings, or

    (B) the application, sale, offering for sale or soliciting the application of such coatings, provided that the manufacturer submits an annual report to the Executive Officer within three months of the end of each calendar year. The report shall include for each exempt coating gallons sold in California.

  3. Notwithstanding the provisions of paragraph (c)(2), a person or facility may add up to 10 percent by volume of VOC to a lacquer to avoid blushing of the finish during days with relative humidity greater than 70 percent and temperature below 65 degrees Fahrenheit, at the time of application provided that:

    (A) the coating is not applied from April 1 to October 31 of any year;

    (B) the coating contains acetone and no more than 550 grams of VOC per liter of coating, less water and exempt compounds, prior to the addition of VOC.

  4. The January 1, 2005 VOC limit for lacquers shall not be applicable until January 1, 2007 and the July 1, 2008 VOC limit for flat coatings shall not be applicable to any manufacturer which meets all of the following criteria:

    (A) The total gross annual receipts are $2,000,000 or less, and

    (B) The total number of employees is 100 or less, and

    (C) The manufacturer requesting this exemption files a written request with the Executive Officer annually which includes, but is not limited to,

    (i) The total gross annual receipts for each of the last three years.

    (ii) The total number of employees for each of the last three years

For the purposes of determining the total gross annual receipts and the total number of employees, a manufacturer shall include data from all facilities (both within and outside of the District) which they own, operate, have an ownership interest, or are legally affiliated. If a manufacturer exceeds the criteria specified in subparagraphs (g)(4)(A) or (g)(4)(B) any time after the initial request is filed with the Executive Officer, this exemption shall be immediately terminated, the manufacturer shall forfeit any future eligibility for this exemption, and the manufacturer shall be considered in violation of this rule for each and every day that lacquers or flat coatings which do not comply with the respective VOC limit in the Table of Standards are supplied, sold, or offered for sale within the District. The loss of this exemption due to the manufacturer exceeding the criteria in subparagraphs (g)(4)(A) or (g)(4)(B) shall apply only to the manufacturer.

APPENDIX A: Averaging Provision

(A) General Requirements

The Plan shall include, at a minimum:

(B) Reporting Requirements

A final report, demonstrating what the actual emissions and the allowable emissions were during the compliance period, shall be submitted to the Executive Officer within 60 days after the termination of the indicated compliance period.

(C) Renewal of a Plan

If the Plan has no changes, except the compliance period, the manufacturer shall submit a notice in writing, specifying a new compliance period for the Plan. Otherwise, all of the information specified in Section A of this Appendix shall be submitted.

(D) Modification of a Plan

If the Executive Officer determines that: (1) the information submitted pursuant to the approval process is no longer valid, or (2) the actual emissions are exceeding the allowable emissions specified in the approved Plan, then the Executive Officer shall notify the manufacturer of his/her findings and the manufacturer shall modify the Plan within 30 days, as necessary to ensure that the Plan meets all of the applicable requirements and that the actual emissions will not exceed the allowable emissions for the compliance period.

(E) Termination of a Plan
A Plan shall remain in effect until:

(F) Plan Approval Timeframes

The provisions of Rule 210 - Applications and Rule 221 - Plans shall apply.

(G) Violations

An exceedance of the allowable emissions for any compliance period that the Averaging Plan is in effect shall constitute a single, separate violation of the requirements of this section for each day of the applicable compliance period.




SCAQMD RULE 1113 ARCHITECTURAL COATINGS
LAST REVISED 09/06/91


(Adopted Sept. 2, 1977)(Amended Dec. 2, 1977)(Amended Feb. 3, 1978)
(Amended Sept. 5, 1980)(Amended Apr. 3, 1981)(Amended July 3, 1981)
(Amended by California Air Resources Board Oct. 21, 1981)
(Amended Aug. 5, 1983)
(Amended Mar. 16, 1984)(Amended Aug. 2, 1985)(Amended Nov. 1, 1985)
(Amended Feb. 6, 1987)(Amended Jan. 5, 1990)(Amended Feb. 2, 1990)
(Amended Nov. 2, 1990)(Amended Dec. 7, 1990)(Sept. 6, 1991)

          RULE 1113.   ARCHITECTURAL COATINGS

          (a)  Applicability
               This rule is applicable to any person who supplies, sells,
               offers  for sale, applies, solicits the application of, or
               manufactures  for use in the District any coating intended
               to  be  applied  to   stationary   structures   or   their
               appurtenances.

          (b)  Definitions
               For  the  purpose  of this rule, the following definitions
               shall apply:
               (1) APPURTENANCES are  accessories  to  an  architectural
                    structure,  including,  but  not  limited  to:   hand
                    railings,  cabinets,  bathroom  and kitchen fixtures,
                    fences, rain-gutters and down-spouts, window screens,
                    lamp-posts, (heating and air conditioning) equipment,
                    other  mechanical equipment, large  fixed  stationary
                    tools and concrete forms.
               (2)  ARCHITECTURAL  COATINGS  are  any coatings applied to
                    stationary  structures  and their  appurtenances,  to
                    mobile homes, to pavements, or to curbs.
               (3)  BELOW-GROUND   WOOD   PRESERVATIVES    are   coatings
                    formulated to protect below-ground wood from decay or
                    insect  attack  and which contain a wood preservative
                    chemical registered  by  the California Department of
                    Food and Agriculture.
               (4)  BITUMINOUS COATINGS MATERIALS  are  black or brownish
                    coating  materials,  soluble  in  carbon   disulfide,
                    consisting  mainly  of  hydrocarbons  and  which  are
                    obtained  from natural deposits, or as residues  from
                    the distillation  of  crude petroleum oils, or of low
                    grades of coal.
               (5)  BOND BREAKERS are coatings  applied between layers of
                    concrete to prevent the freshly  poured  top layer of
                    concrete from bonding to the substrate over  which it
                    is poured.
               (6)  CLEAR  WOOD  FINISHES  are  clear and semi-
                    transparent   coatings,   including   lacquers    and
                    varnishes,  applied  to  wood substrates to provide a
                    transparent or translucent solid film.
               (7)  COLORANTS are solutions of  dyes  or  suspensions  of
                    pigments.
               (8)   CONCRETE-CURING  COMPOUNDS  are  coatings  applied to
                    freshly poured concrete to retard the evaporation  of
                    water.
               (9)   DRY-FOG  COATINGS  are  coatings which are formulated
                    only  for spray application  so  that  when  sprayed,
                    overspray  droplets  dry before falling on floors and
                    other surfaces.
              (10)  EXEMPT COMPOUNDS are any  of  the following compounds
                    which  have been determined to be  non-precursors  of
                    ozone:
                    (A)  Group I (General)
                           trifluoromethane (HFC-23)
                           chlorodifluoromethane (HCFC-22)
                           dichlorotrifluoroethane (HCFC-123)
                           tetrafluoroethane (HFC-134a)
                           dichlorofluoroethane (HCFC-141b)
                           chlorodifluoroethane (HCFC-142b)
                           1,1,1-trifluoroethane (HFC-143a)
                           1,1-difluoroethane (HFC-152a)
                           cyclic, branched, or linear, completely
                              fluorinated alkanes
                           cyclic, branched, or linear, completely
                              fluorinated ethers with no unsaturations
                           sulfur-containing perfluorocarbons with no
                              unsaturations and with sulfur bonds only to
                              carbon and fluorine

                    (B)  Group II (Under Review)
                           methylene chloride
                           1,1,1-trichloroethane (methyl chloroform)
                           carbon tetrachloride
                           trichlorotrifluoroethane (CFC-113)
                           dichlorodifluoromethane (CFC-12)
                           trichlorofluoromethane (CFC-11)
                           dichlorotetrafluoroethane (CFC-114)
                           chloropentafluoroethane (CFC-115)
                    The Group II compounds may have restrictions on their
                    use because  they  are toxic or potentially toxic, or
                    upper atmospheric ozone  depleters,  or  cause  other
                    environmental   impacts.    The  District  Board  has
                    adopted     a     policy     which    states     that
                    chlorofluorocarbons (CFC) will  be  phased out at the
                    earliest practicable date on or before l997.
              (11)  FIRE-RETARDANT  COATINGS are coatings  which  have  a
                    flame spread index  of  less  than  25 when tested in
                    accordance  with ASTM Designation E-84-87,  "Standard
                    Test Method for  Surface  Burning  Characteristics of
                    Building Material," after application  to Douglas fir
                    according  to the manufacturer's recommendations,  or
                    when tested  using  an  equivalent method approved by
                    the Executive Officer.
              (12)  FORM-RELEASE  COMPOUNDS are  coatings  applied  to  a
                    concrete form to  prevent the freshly poured concrete
                    from bonding to the  form.   The  form may consist of
                    wood, metal, or some material other than concrete.
              (13)  GRAMS  OF VOC PER LITER OF COATING,  LESS  WATER  AND
                    LESS EXEMPT  COMPOUNDS,  is  the  weight  of  VOC per
                    combined volume of VOC and coating solids and can  be
                    calculated by the following equation:

                      Grams of VOC per Liter of Coating, Less
                                                        Ws - Ww - Wes
                       Water and Less Exempt Compounds= -------------
                                                        Vm - Vw - Ves

                    Where:    Ws  = weight of volatile compounds in grams
                              Ww  = weight of water in grams
                              Wes = weight of exempt compounds in grams
                              Vm  = volume of material in liters
                              Vw  = volume of water in liters
                              Ves = volume of exempt compounds in liters

                    For  coatings  that  contain  reactive  diluents, the
                    Grams  of  VOC  per Liter of Coating, Less Water  and
                    Less Exempt Compounds,  shall  be  calculated  by the
                    following equation:

                      Grams of VOC per Liter of Coating, Less
                                                         Ws - Ww - Wes
                       Water and Less Exempt Compounds=  -------------
                                                         Vm - Vw - Ves

                    Where:    Ws  =  weight of volatile compounds not
                                      consumed during curing, in grams

                              Ww  =  weight of water not consumed during
                                      curing, in grams

                              Wes =  weight of exempt compounds not
                                      consumed during curing, in grams

                              Vm  =  volume of the material prior to
                                      reaction, in liters

                              Vw  =  volume of water not consumed during
                                      curing, in liters

                              Ves =  volume of exempt compounds not
                                      consumed during curing, in liters

             (14)   GRAMS  OF VOC PER LITER OF MATERIAL is the weight  of
                    VOC per  volume  of material and can be calculated by
                    the following equation:

                                                         Ws - Ww - Wes
                    Grams of VOC per Liter of Material = -------------     
                                                              Vm

                    Where:    Ws  =  weight of volatile compounds grams

                              Ww  =  weight of water in grams

                              Wes =  weight of exempt compounds in grams

                              Vm  =  volume of the material in liters

             (15)   GRAPHIC  ARTS COATINGS  (Sign  Paints)  are  coatings
                    formulated  for  and  hand-applied  by  artists using
                    brush  or  roller  techniques  to indoor and  outdoor
                    signs (excluding structural components)  and  murals,
                    including  lettering  enamels,  poster  colors,  copy
                    blockers, and bulletin enamels.
             (16)   HIGH-TEMPERATURE  INDUSTRIAL MAINTENANCE COATINGS are
                    industrial maintenance  coatings  formulated  for and
                    applied   to   substrates   exposed  continuously  or
                    intermittently  to  temperatures  above  400  degrees
                    Fahrenheit.
             (17)   INDUSTRIAL  MAINTENANCE  ANTI-GRAFFITI  COATINGS  are
                    two-component  clear  industrial maintenance coatings
                    formulated  for and applied  to  exterior  walls  and
                    murals to resist  repeated  scrubbing and exposure to
                    harsh solvents.
             (18)   INDUSTRIAL MAINTENANCE COATINGS  are high-performance
                    coatings formulated for and applied  to substrates in
                    industrial,  commercial, or institutional  situations
                    that are exposed  to  one  or  more  of the following
                    extreme environmental conditions:
                    (A)  immersion  in  water,  wastewater,  or  chemical
                         solutions  (aqueous  and non-aqueous solutions),
                         or  chronic  exposure of  interior  surfaces  to
                         moisture condensation;
                    (B)  acute or chronic  exposure to corrosive, caustic
                         or  acidic  agents, or  to  chemicals,  chemical
                         fumes, chemical mixtures, or solutions;
                    (C)  repeated exposure  to  temperatures in excess of
                         250 degrees Fahrenheit;
                    (D)  repeated  heavy abrasion,  including  mechanical
                         wear  and  repeated  scrubbing  with  industrial
                         solvents, cleaners, or scouring agents; or
                    (E)  exterior exposure of metal structures.
                    Industrial   Maintenance   Coatings   are   not   for
                    residential use  or  for  use in areas of industrial,
                    commercial,  or  institutional  facilities,  such  as
                    office space and meeting rooms.
             (19)   LACQUERS are clear  wood  finishes,  including  clear
                    lacquer     sanding    sealers,    formulated    with
                    nitrocellulose   or   synthetic   resins  to  dry  by
                    evaporation without chemical reaction.
             (20)   LOW-SOLIDS STAINS are stains containing  1  pound  or
                    less  of solids per gallon of material and containing
                    no compounds listed in (b)(10)(B).
             (21)   MAGNESITE CEMENT COATINGS are coatings formulated for
                    and applied  to  magnesite  cement decking to protect
                    the magnesite cement substrate from erosion by water.
             (22)   MASTIC  COATINGS  are coatings  formulated  to  cover
                    holes  and  minor  cracks   and  to  conceal  surface
                    irregularities,  and applied in  a  thickness  of  at
                    least 10 mils (dry, single coat).
             (23)   METALLIC PIGMENTED  COATINGS  are coatings containing
                    at least 0.4 pound of elemental  metallic pigment per
                    gallon (50 grams/liter) of coating as applied.
             (24)   MULTI-COLORED  COATINGS  are coatings  which  exhibit
                    more  than  one color  when  applied  and  which  are
                    packaged in a  single  container  and  applied  in  a
                    single coat.
             (25)   OPAQUE  STAINS are all stains that are not classified
                    as semi-transparent stains.
             (26)   OPAQUE WOOD  PRESERVATIVES are all wood preservatives
                    not classified  as  clear  or  semi-transparent  wood
                    preservatives, or as below-ground wood preservatives.
             (27)   PRE-TREATMENT WASH PRIMERS are coatings which contain
                    a  minimum  of  1/2  percent acid, by weight, applied
                    directly to bare metal  surfaces to provide necessary
                    surface etching.
             (28)   PRIMERS are coatings applied  to a surface to provide
                    a  firm  bond  between the substrate  and  subsequent
                    coats.
             (29)   RESIDENTIAL USE  is  use in areas where people reside
                    or lodge including, but  not  limited  to, single and
                    multiple   family  dwellings,  condominiums,   mobile
                    homes, apartment complexes, motels, and hotels.
             (30)   ROOF COATINGS are coatings formulated for application
                    to exterior  roofs  and  for  the  primary purpose of
                    preventing penetration of the substrate  by water, or
                    reflecting heat and reflecting ultraviolet radiation.
                    Metallic  pigmented  roof  coatings which qualify  as
                    metallic pigmented coatings  shall  not be considered
                    to be in this category, but shall be considered to be
                    in the metallic pigmented coatings category.
             (31)   SANDING  SEALERS  are clear wood coatings  formulated
                    for and applied to  bare wood for sanding and to seal
                    the wood for subsequent  application  of varnish.  To
                    be  considered  a  sanding sealer a coating  must  be
                    clearly labelled as such.
             (32)   SEALERS are coatings applied to substrates to prevent
                    subsequent  coatings   from  being  absorbed  by  the
                    substrate, or to prevent  harm to subsequent coatings
                    by materials in the substrate.
             (33)   SEMI-TRANSPARENT  STAINS  are   coatings   which  are
                    formulated to change the color of a surface  but  not
                    conceal the surface.
             (34)   SEMI-TRANSPARENT    WOOD    PRESERVATIVE   are   wood
                    preservative  stains formulated  to  protect  exposed
                    wood from decay or insect attack by the addition of a
                    wood  preservative   chemical   registered   by   the
                    California  Department  of  Food and Agriculture, and
                    which  change  the  color  of a surface  but  do  not
                    conceal   the   surface,   including    clear    wood
                    preservatives.
             (35)   SHELLACS  are  clear or pigmented coatings formulated
                    solely with the resinous secretions of the lac beetle
                    (laccifer   lacca),   thinned   with   alcohol,   and
                    formulated to  dry  by evaporation without a chemical
                    reaction.
             (36)   SOLICIT is to require  for  use  or  to  specify,  by
                    written or oral contract.
             (37)   SWIMMING  POOL  COATINGS  are  coatings  specifically
                    formulated to coat the interior of swimming pools and
                    to resist swimming pool chemicals.
             (38)   SWIMMING   POOL   REPAIR  COATINGS  are  chlorinated,
                    rubber-based  coatings   used   for  the  repair  and
                    maintenance   of   swimming   pools   over   existing
                    chlorinated, rubber-based coatings.
             (39)   TINT  BASE  is  an  architectural  coating  to  which
                    colorants are added.
             (40)   TRAFFIC  COATINGS  are  coatings  formulated for  and
                    applied  to  public  streets,  highways,   and  other
                    surfaces including, but not limited to, curbs, berms,
                    driveways, and parking lots.
             (41)   UNDERCOATERS  are coatings formulated and applied  to
                    substrates to provide a smooth surface for subsequent
                    coats.
             (42)   VARNISHES are clear  wood  finishes  formulated  with
                    various   resins  to  dry  by  chemical  reaction  on
                    exposure to air.
             (43)   VOLATILE  ORGANIC  COMPOUND  (VOC)  is  any  volatile
                    compounds  which   contains   the   element   carbon,
                    excluding  methane,  carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide,
                    carbonic  acid,  metallic   carbides  or  carbonates,
                    ammonium carbonate, and exempt compounds.
             (44)   WATERPROOFING  SEALERS are colorless  coatings  which
                    are formulated for  the  sole  purpose  of preventing
                    penetration of porous substrates by water  and  which
                    do not alter surface appearance or texture.

          (c)  Requirements
               (1)  Except as provided in subsections (c)(2), (c)(3), and
                    (c)(4), no person shall supply, sell, offer for sale,
                    apply,   or   solicit   the   application   of,   any
                    architectural  coating  which, at the time of sale or
                    manufacture, contains more than 250 grams of volatile
                    organic compounds per liter  of  coating (2.08 pounds
                    per gallon), excluding water, exempt  compounds,  and
                    any  colorant  added  to  tint bases, or manufacture,
                    blend, or repackage such a coating for use within the
                    District.
               (2)  Except as provided in subsections  (c)(3) and (c)(4),
                    no person shall supply, sell, offer  for sale, apply,
                    or  solicit  the  application  of,  any architectural
                    coating  listed  in  the  Table  of  Standards  which
                    contains volatile organic compounds (less  water  and
                    exempt compounds, and excluding any colorant added to
                    tint  bases)  in  excess  of  the corresponding limit
                    specified in the table, after the  corresponding date
                    specified, or manufacture, blend, or repackage such a
                    coating for use within the District.

                                   TABLE OF STANDARDS

                                                 VOC LIMITS

                                    Grams of VOC Per Liter of Coating,
                                   Less Water And Less Exempt Compounds

                                Effective      Effective     Effective
              COATING          at Adoption   Dec. 1, 1990   Dec. 1, 1993

          Clear Wood Finishes
               Varnish             350             350          350
               Sanding Sealers     ---             550          350
               Lacquer             680             550          275
                                                              (7-1-94)
          
          Semi-transparent Stains  350             350          350
          Opaque Stains            350             350          350
          Semi-transparent and Clear
            Wood Preservatives     350             350          350
          Below-Ground Wood Preservatives     
                                   ---             600          350
          Opaque Wood Preservatives           
                                   350             350          350
          Primers, Sealers, and Undercoaters  
                                   350             350          350
          Bond Breakers            ---             750          350 
                                                              (7-1-91)

          Industrial Maintenance Coatings
                                   420             420          340
          Industrial Maintenance Anti-
            Graffiti Coatings      ---             600          340
          Industrial Maintenance High-
            Temperature Coatings   ---             650          550
          Fire-Retardant Coatings
            Clear                  ---             650          650
            Pigmented              ---             350          350
          Form Release Compounds   ---             250          250
          Graphic Arts (Sign) Coatings        
                                   ---             500          500
          Magnesite Cement Coatings           
                                   ---             600          450
          Metallic Pigmented Coatings         
                                   ---             500          500
          Dry-Fog Coatings
            Flats                  420             400          400
            Non-Flats              400             400          400
          Multi-Color Coatings     ---             580          420
          Pretreatment Wash Primers           
                                   ---             780          780
          Waterproof Sealers       400             400          400
          Concrete-Curing Compounds           
                                   350             350          350
            Roof Coatings          300             300          300
          Mastic Coatings          300             300          300
          Traffic Paints for Public
          Streets and Highways     250             250          250
            For Other Surfaces     250             250          250
            Black Traffic Coatings ---             250          250
          Shellac
            Clear                  ---             730          730
            Pigmented              ---             550          550
          Swimming Pool Coatings   ---             650          340
          Swimming Pool Repair and 
            Maintenance Coatings   ---             650          650



                                                  VOC LIMITS

                                     Grams of VOC Per Liter of Material

                                                         Effective
              COATING                                 Sept. 6, 1991

          Low-Solids Stains                                120

                (3) If anywhere on the container of any coating listed in
                      the  Table  of Standards, on any sticker  or  label
                      affixed thereto,  or  in  any  sales or advertising
                      literature,  any representation is  made  that  the
                      coating may be  used as, or is suitable for use as,
                      a  coating  for  which  a  lower  VOC  standard  is
                      specified in the table  or  in  subsection  (c)(1),
                      then  the  lowest  VOC  standard shall apply.  This
                      requirement does not apply to the representation of
                      the following coatings in the manner specified:
                    (A)  high-temperature     industrial      maintenance
                         coatings,  which may be represented as  metallic
                         pigmented coatings  for  use consistent with the
                         definition   of   high-temperature    industrial
                         maintenance coatings;
                    (B)  lacquer    sanding   sealers,   which   may   be
                         recommended   for  use  as  sanding  sealers  in
                         conjunction with clear lacquer topcoats;
                    (C)  metallic  pigmented   coatings,   which  may  be
                         recommended   for   use   as  primers,  sealers,
                         undercoaters,  roof  coatings,   or   industrial
                         maintenance coatings; and
                    (D)  shellacs.
               (4)  Except  where  already  required  to be in compliance
                    with  a  previous  version  of  this  rule,  sale  or
                    application  of a coating manufactured prior  to  the
                    effective date  of  the corresponding standard in the
                    Table  of  Standards, and  not  complying  with  that
                    standard,  shall   not   constitute  a  violation  of
                    subsection  (c)(2)  until  three   years   after  the
                    effective date of the standard.
               (5)  The  manufacture  of  a coating subject to a standard
                    listed in the Table of  Standards  and  not complying
                    with  that standard shall not constitute a  violation
                    of subsection  (c)(2)  until  thirty  days  after the
                    effective date of the standard.
               (6)  All  VOC-containing  materials  shall  be  stored  in
                    closed  containers when not in use.  In use includes,
                    but  is not  limited  to:   being  accessed,  filled,
                    emptied, or repaired.
               (7)  Sale or  application  of  a coating in a container of
                    one-quart capacity or less  and manufactured prior to
                    January 1, 1992, shall not constitute  a violation of
                    subsection (c)(1) or (c)(2) until January 1, 1995.

          (d)  Administrative Requirements
               (1)  Containers  for  all  coatings  subject to this  rule
                    shall display the date of manufacture of the contents
                    or  a code indicating the date of  manufacture.   The
                    manufacturers  of  such  coatings shall file with the
                    Executive Officer of the District  and  the Executive
                    Officer of the Air Resources Board an explanation  of
                    each code.
               (2)  Containers   for   all   coatings   subject   to  the
                    requirements of this rule shall carry a statement  of
                    the  manufacturer's recommendation regarding thinning
                    of the  coating.  This recommendation shall not apply
                    to the thinning of architectural coatings with water.
                    The recommendation  shall specify that the coating is
                    to be employed without  thinning  or  diluting  under
                    normal   environmental  and  application  conditions,
                    unless any  thinning  recommended  on  the  label for
                    normal environmental and application conditions  does
                    not   cause   a  coating  to  exceed  its  applicable
                    standard.
               (3)  Each container  of  any  coating subject to this rule
                    shall display the maximum VOC content of the coating,
                    as applied, and after any  thinning as recommended by
                    the  manufacturer.  The  VOC  content  of  low-solids
                    stains shall also be displayed  as  grams  of VOC per
                    liter  of  material (excluding any colorant added  to
                    the tint bases)  and  the  VOC  content  of any other
                    coating shall also be displayed as grams of  VOC  per
                    liter   of   coating  (less  water  and  less  exempt
                    compounds, and  excluding  any colorant added to tint
                    bases).   VOC  content displayed  may  be  calculated
                    using product formulation  data, or may be determined
                    using the test method in subsection (e).
               (4)  The  labels  of all industrial  maintenance  coatings
                    shall include  the  statement  "Not  for  Residential
                    Use,"  or  "Not  for  Residential Use in California,"
                    prominently displayed.

          (e)  Test Method
               For the purpose of this rule,  the  following test methods
               shall  be  used.   Other  test  methods determined  to  be
               equivalent after review by the staffs of the District, the
               Air Resources Board, and the United  States  Environmental
               Protection Agency, and approved in writing by the District
               Executive Officer may also be used.
               (1)  The VOC content of coating subject to the  provisions
                    of this rule shall be determined by:
                    (A)  The  Environmental  Protection Agency (EPA) Reference
                         Test Method 24 (Determination on Volatile Matter
                         Content, Water Content,  Density  Volume Solids,
                         and Weight Solids of Surface Coatings,  Code  of
                         Federal  Regulations Title 40, Part 60, Appendix
                         A).   The exempt  compound's  content  shall  be
                         determined   by  the  South  Coast  Air  Quality
                         Management   District's    (SCAQMD)   Laboratory
                         Methods  of  Analysis  for Enforcement  Samples-
                         Section III, Methods 19 and 22, or
                    (B)  SCAQMD's   Laboratory   Methods   of   Analysis   for
                         Enforcement Samples - Section  III,  Methods 16,
                         17, 19, 22, and 24.
               (2)  The acid content of a coating subject to the
                    provisions of this rule shall be determined by ASTM
                    Test Method D1613-85.

          (f)Exemptions
               The provisions of this rule shall not apply to:
               (1)  architectural    coatings    in   containers   having
                    capacities  of one quart or less,  until  January  1,
                    1992; or
               (2)  architectural  coatings  sold  in  this  District for
                    shipment outside of this District or for shipment  to
                    other manufacturers for repackaging; or
               (3)  emulsion type bituminous pavement sealers.