06-096 – DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION
VOC content of coatings. The VOC content of a coating shall be determined by EPA Method 24 found in “Determination of Volatile Matter Content, Water Content, Density, Volume Solids, and Weight Solids of Surface Coatings.
Alternative VOC content of coatings. The VOC content of coatings may be analyzed by either EPA Reference Method 24 or SCAQMD Method 304-91 (Revised 1996), “Determination of Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC) in Various Materials, found in “SCAQMD Laboratory Methods of Analysis for Enforcement Samples”.
Methacrylate traffic marking coatings. The VOC content of methacrylate multicomponent coatings used as traffic marking coatings shall be analyzed by the procedures in 40 CFR Part 59, Subpart D, Appendix A, “Determination of Volatile Matter Coatings”, (September 11, 1998).
Test Method Availability
A. ASTM methods can be purchased from American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM), 100 Barr Harbor Drive, West Conshohocken, Pennsylvania 19428- 2959. Telephone (610) 832-9585. Fax (610) 832-9555. .
B. SCAQMD methods can be purchased from South Coast Air Quality Management District, 21865 East Copley Drive, Diamond Bar, California 91765-0934. Telephone (909) 396-2162. .
Unless otherwise noted, any person subject to the requirements of this Chapter shall be in compliance with all of the applicable provisions of this Chapter upon the effective date of the regulation.
AUTHORITY38 M.R.S.A., Section 585-A
EFFECTIVE DATEDecember 28, 2004, filing 2004-599
AMENDED:November 1, 2005 – filing 2005-451
Chapter 151: Architectural and Industrial Maintenance Coatings