Approval Details

Valid E.O.


This Executive Order approved the specified parts on on July 11, 1988.
As of Friday, September 20th, 2019 this Executive Order has not been overturned or superceeded.

Approved Parts


This Executive Order may be listed as:
  • C.A.R.B.E.O. D-177-2
  • Executive Order 177-2 / D177-2
  • ARB # D-177-2
  • Executive Order No: D-177-2
  • C.A.R.B. No. D-177-2
  • Resolution D-177-2
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Download: Executive Order D-177-2 PDF

D-177-2 Document:

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                             State of Callfornia
                             AIR RESOURCES BOARD

                           EXECUTIVE ORDER D—177—2
                  Relating to Exemptions Under Section 27156
                             of the Vehicie Code

                              PRODUCTS For PowEr
WHEREAS, Vehlcle Code Section    27156 and Title 13 Callifornia Code of
Regulations (hereafter "CCR")    Section 2222(h), authorize the Californla Air
Resources Board (ARB) and its    Executive Officer to exempt new aftermarket
catalytlc converters from the    prohibltions of Vehicie Code Section 27156.

WHEREAS, Products for Power has appiied to the ARB for exemption from the
prohibitions of. Vehicle Code Section 27156 for the three—way catalytic
converter series 5000 for vehicte application of 3.8L (231 CID) max Imum.

WHEREAS, pursuant to the authority vested in the Executive Officer by Health
and Safety Code Section 39515 and In the Chief, Moblle Source Division by
Health and Safety Code Section 39516 and Executive Order G—45—5, the Alr
Resources Board finds that the above aftermarket catalytlc converter
complies with the Callfornia Vehicle Code Section 27156 and Title 13,
Callfornia Code of Regulations, Section 2222(h).               —

IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED that the above catalytlc converter |s exempt from the
pfohlbltlons of Vehicle Code Section 27156 for Installation on the approved
applicatlion vehlcies subject to the following conditions:

   1.   No changes are permitted to the converter as described in the
        application for exemption.  Any changes to the converter, applicable
        mode! year, or other factors addressed in this order must be
        evaluated and approved by the Alr Resources Board prior to marketing
        in Callfornia.

   2.   Marketing of the converter using an identification other than that
        shown in the exemption appiication or marketing of the converter for
        an appllcation other than those listed In the application catalog
        shall be prohibited unless prior approval is obtained from the Alr
        Resources Board.  Exemption of this converter shall not be construed
        as an exemption to sell, offer for sale, or advertise any component
        of the converter as an individua!l device.

   3.   Any oral.or written references to this Executive Order or     1ts content
        by Products for Power,   its principals, agents, employees,
        distributors, dealers, or other representatives must Include the
        disciaimer that the Executive Order or the exemption It provides is
        not an endorsement or approval of any emissions reduction clalms for
        the catalytic converter and   is only a finding that the converter   Is
        exempt from the prohibltions of Vehicle Code Section 27156.

PRODUCTS FOR POWER    .                          EXECUTIVE ORDER D~177—2

Violation of any of the above conditions shall be grounds for revocation of
this order.  The order may be revoked only after ten day written notice of
intention to revoke It, during which period the hoider of the order may
request in writing a hearing to contest the proposed revocation.   |f a
hearing is requested, It shall be held—within ten days of recelpt of the
request, and the order may not be revoked until a determination Is made,
after the hearing, that grounds for revocation exist.

Executed at El Monte, Callfornla, this    A/   day of July, 1988.

                                         K. D. DBrachand, Chief
                                         Moblie Source Diviston

Document Created: 2005-09-01 12:42:08
Document Modified: 2005-09-01 12:42:08

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