• April 1, 2019
  • WTO

US | Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) in Architectural and Industrial Maintenance (AIM) Coatings



Title of document
Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) in Architectural and Industrial Maintenance (AIM) Coatings (6 page(s), in English)

Description
Architectural and industrial maintenance (AIM) coatings, commonly referred to as paints, release volatile organic compounds (VOCs) into the atmosphere. VOC content is regulated in Part 205 for 52 coating categories. The major revisions to this proposal are to reduce the VOC limit on 12 coating categories, create VOC limits for 12 additional coating categories, eliminate 15 coating categories and eliminate the quart exemption. This proposal applies to any person who supplies, sells, offers for sale or manufactures architectural coatings for use in the State of New York.

Notifying member: United States of America

NotificationG/TBT/N/USA/1451

Objective tag
Protection of human health or safety

Documents


Agency responsible
Department of Environmental Conservation, State of New York [1479]

Timing:

  • Submission: 29/03/2019
  • Reception: 01/04/2019
  • Distribution: 01/04/2019
  • Final date for comments: 20/05/2019
  • Proposed date of adoption: N/A

                   

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