Rule 1168

Adhesive and Sealants Applications


Rule 1168 Adhesive and Sealant Applications

Rule 1168 was adopted in April 1989 to reduce VOC emissions from adhesive and sealant applications. The rule has been amended 14 times, the last amendment was in October 2017 and included VOC limit reductions for 18 categories and new reporting requirements.

The rule applies to products used during manufacturing and to products used by consumers that are not regulated by the California Air Resources Board (CARB) Consumer Products Regulation, as show in the diagram below:


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