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Small Entity Compliance Guide for National Volatile Organic Compound Emission Standards for Architectural Coatings

Small Entity Compliance Guides (SECGs) are prepared pursuant to section 212 of the Small Business Regulatory Enforcement Fairness Act of 1996 (SBREFA) (Title II of Public Law 104-121) (PDF) (29 pp, 186K, About PDF) .

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About the Rule

  • Title: National Volatile Organic Compound Emission Standards for Architectural Coatings
  • RIN: 2060-AE55
  • Docket No.: None available
  • Publication Date for Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM): 06/25/1996. Access the NPRM on FDsys.
  • Publication Date for Final Rule: 09/11/1998. Access the final rule on FDsys.

More information about this rule: Coatings and Composites Coordinated Rule Development

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