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June 29, 1983 Exclusion of Exempt Solvents From VOC Calculations 5.11

This memorandum is to clarify that exempt solvents should be subtracted out from coatings just like water, with the ultimate value of interest being the mass of VOC per unit volume of coating less exempt solvent and water. Attached are examples of calculations related to the VOC content of coatings with exempt solvents.

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