SJUAPCD RULE 4601 ARCHITECTURAL COATINGS
LAST REVISED 12/17/92



RULE 4601 - ARCHITECTURAL COATINGS

(Adopted April 11, 1991, Amended December 17, 1992)

1.0 Purpose

The purpose of this rule is to limit VOC emissions from architectural coatings. This rule specifies architectural coatings storage, cleanup, and labelling requirements. This rule also specifies the test methods for determining the VOC content, VOC emissions, metallic content, and acid content.

2.0 Applicability

This rule is applicable to any person who supplies, sells, offers for sale, applies, or solicits the application of any architectural coating, or who manufactures any architectural coating for use within the District.

3.0 Definitions

4.0 Exemptions

The provisions of this rule shall not apply to:

5.0 Requirements

6.0 Administrative Requirements

Table 1

TABLE OF STANDARDS

(grams of VOC per liter of coating as applied, less water and exempt compounds, excluding any colorant added to tint bases.)

EFFECTIVE DATES
9/1/89 9/1/91 9/1/92 9/1/94 9/1/97
Below-Ground Wood Preservatives 600 350
Bond Breakers 350
Clear Wood Finishes:
Lacquer 680
Sanding Sealers 550 350
Varnish 350
Concrete Curing Compounds 350
Dry Fog Coatings 400
Enamel Undercoaters 350
Fire-Retardant Coatings:
Clear 650
Pigmented 350
Form-Release Compounds 250
Graphic Arts (Sign) Coatings 500
Industrial Maintenance Coatings:
Anti-Graffiti Coatings 600 340
High Temperature Industrial 650 550 420
Other 420 340
Magnesite Cement Coatings 600 450
Mastic Texture Coatings 300
Metallic Pigmented Coatings 500
Multi-Color Coatings 580 420
Opaque Stains 350
Opaque Wood Preservatives 350
Pre-treatment Wash Primers 780 780 420
Primers Sealers & Undercoaters 350
Quick Dry Enamels 400
Quick Dry Primers & Sealers 450
Roof Coatings 300
Semi-transparent Stains 350
Semi-transparent and Clear Wood Preservatives 350
Shellac:
Clear 730
Pigmented 550
Specialty Flat Products 400
Swimming Pool Coatings 650 340
Swimming Pool Repair and Maintenance Coatings 650 340
Traffic Paints:
Public Streets & Highways 250
Other Surfaces 250
Black Traffic Coatings 250
Waterproofing Mastic Coatings 300
Waterproofing Sealers

400



7.0 Compliance Schedule

Distributors and users were to have been in compliance with this rule by September 1, 1989 or by the date stipulated in Section 5.2. for specialty coatings.