Approval Details

Valid E.O.


This Executive Order approved the specified parts on on October 22, 1990.
As of Sunday, October 13th, 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-193-5
  • Executive Order 193-5 / D193-5
  • ARB # D-193-5
  • Executive Order No: D-193-5
  • C.A.R.B. No. D-193-5
  • Resolution D-193-5
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Download: Executive Order D-193-5 PDF

D-193-5 Document:

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                               State of California
                              AIR RESQOURCES BOARD

                             EXECUTIYE ORDER D—193—5
                    Relating to Exemptions Under Section 27156
                               af the Vehicle Code

                          CAR SOUND EXHAUST SYSTEM, INC.
                     *SERIES 900 HD NEW AFTERMARKET THREE—WAY
                               CATALYTIC CONVERTER®

WHEREAS, Vehicle Code Section 27156 and Title 13 California Code of
Regulations ({hereafter "CCR") Section 2222{(h), authorize the California Air
Resources Board (ARB) and its Executive Officer to exempt new aftermarket
catalytic converters from the prohibitions of Vehicle Code Section 27156.

WHEREAS, Car Sound Exhaust System, Inc. of 22961 Arroyo Yista, Rancho Santa
Margarita, California 92588, has applied to the ARB for exemption from the
prohibitions of Vehicle Code Section 27156 for their series 900 HD new
aftermarket three—way (TWC) catalytic converter for the following

ConverterType          Max. Engine Siz        Max. Yeh. Weight

TWC + 0C (as TWC)      5.7L (350 €18)         5,500 lbs.

WHEREAS, pursuant to the authority vested in the Executive Officer by Health
and Safety Code Section 39515 and in the Chief, Mobile Source Division by
Health and Safety Code Section 39516 and Executive Order G—45—5, the Air
Resources Board finds that the above aftermarket catalytic converter
complies with the California¥ehicle Code Section 27156 and Title 13,
California Code of Regqulations, Section 2222(h).

IT 1S HEREBY RESOLYED that the above catalytic converter is exempt from the
prohibitions of Yehicle Code Section 27156 for installation on the approved
application vehicles subject to the following conditions:

   1.    No changes are permitted to the converter system as described in the
         application for exemption. Any changes to the converter or any of
         its componants, applicable model year, or other factors addressed in
         this order must be evaluated and approved by the Air Resources Board
         prior to marketing in California.

   2.    Marketing of the converter using identifications other than those
         shown in the exemption application or marketing of the converter
         for applications other than those listed in the application catalog
         shall be prohibited unless prior approval is obtained from the Air
        \Resources. Board. > Exemption of this product shall not be construed as **~> *
         an exemption to sell. offer for sale, or advertise any components of
         the converter as individual devices.

THREE—WAY CATALYTIC CONVERTER®                    (Page 2 of 2)

   3.   Any oral or written references to this Executive Order or its content
        by Car Sound Exhaust System, Inc., its principals, agents, employees,
        distributors, dealers, or other representatives must include the
        disclaimer that the Executive Order or the exemption it provides is
        not an endorsement or approval of any emissions reduction claims for
        the catalytic converter and is only a finding that the converter is
        exempt from the prohibitions of Vehicle Code Section 27156.

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 holder of the order may
request in writing a hearing to contest the proposed revocation.  If a
hearing is requested, it shall be held within ten days of receipt 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 E1 Monte, California, this Qii__ day of October, 1990.

                                        R.B. Summerfi€id
                                        Assistant Division Chief
                                        Mobile Source Division

Document Created: 2005-09-01 12:43:27
Document Modified: 2005-09-01 12:43:27

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