Approval Details

Valid E.O.


This Executive Order approved the specified parts on on April 1, 1993.
As of Friday, October 18th, 2019 this Executive Order has not been overturned or superceeded.

Approved Parts

1993 and older gasoline and disel powered vehicles

This Executive Order may be listed as:
  • C.A.R.B.E.O. D-219-1
  • Executive Order 219-1 / D219-1
  • ARB # D-219-1
  • Executive Order No: D-219-1
  • C.A.R.B. No. D-219-1
  • Resolution D-219-1
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Download: Executive Order D-219-1 PDF

D-219-1 Document:

                                                        (Page 1 of 2)

                             State of California
                             AIR RESOURCES BOARD

                           EXECUTIVE ORDER D—219—1
                  Relatxng to Exemptions Under Section 27156
                             of the Vehicle Code

                              ~FUEL TOOL, INC.
                                FUEL—CAT TOOL

WHEREAS, Vehicle Code Section 27156 and Title 13 California Code of
Regulations (hereafter "CCR") Section 2222(e), authorize the California Air
Resources Board (ARB) and its Executive Officer to exempt add—on and
modified parts from the prohibitions of Vehicle Code Section 27156.

WHEREAS, Fuel Tool, Inc. has applied to the ARB for exezption from the
prohibitions of Vehicle Code Section 27156 for the Fuel—Cat Tool.

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
BHealth and Safety Code Section 39516 and Executive Order G—45—5, the ARB

     1.    The Fuel—Cat Tool is an add—on device that is attached to the fuel
           line in—a motor vehicle.

           The fuel line is part of the required motor vehicle pollution
           control system.

           The Fuel—Cat Tool is intended for use with a required pollution
           control system.

           The FPuel—Cat Tool by being installed on the fuel line alters the
           original design of a motor vehicle pollution control system.

           The Fuel—Cat Tool is a device subject to the prohibitions of
           Vehicle Code Section 27156 and an add—on part as defined by 13 CCR
           Section 1900(b)(1).                                            >

           The Fuel—Cat Tool does not reduce the effec   eness of any
           required motor vehicle pollution control device.

           Th                              nical judg        ,   is aware of no


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           basis on                   Tool will prov        sither a decrease in
           emxssionor an increase in fuel economy.

           It has not been determined what effect use of the Fuel—Cat Tool
           may have on any warranty, either expressed or implied, by the
           manufacturer of a motor vehicle on which the device is installed.

           The Fuel—Cat Tool is not a certifi ed motor v   cle pollution
           contrcl device pursuant to E ealth and Safety Code Section 43644.

     10.   The ARS by granting an exemption to Fuel Tool,    Inc. for the Fuel—
           Cat Tool does not recommend or endorse in &    way the Fuel—Cat
           Tool for emissions reduction, fuel ecconomy, cr any other purpose.

 —sL TOOL,    INC.                                        EXECUIIVE ORDER D—219—1
FUEL—CAT TOOL         '                                   (Page 2 of 2)

IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED that the FUEL—CAT TOOL is exempt from thé prohibitions
of Vehicle Code Section 27156 for installation on 1993 and older model—year
gasoline and diesel powered vehicles subject to the following conditions:

     1.      This exemption shall not apply to any device, apparatus, or
             mechanism advertised, offered for sale or sold with, or installed
             on, a motor vehicle prior to or concurrent with transfer to an
             ultimate purchaser.

     2.      No changes are permitted to the device as described in the
             application for exemption.  Any changes to the device, applicable
             model year, or other factors addressed in this order must be
             evaluated and approved by the ARB prior to marketing in
             California.                                              (

     3.   Marketing of this device using an identification other than that
          shown in this Executive Order or marketing of this device for an
          application other than those listed in Executive Order shall be
          prohibited unless prior approval is obtained from the ARB.
          Exemption of this product shall not be construed as an exemption
          to sell, offer for sale, or advertise any component of the product
          as an individual device.                                      >

     4.      Any oral or written references to this Executive Order or its
             content by the Puel Tool, 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 fuel economy or emissions
             reduction claims for the Fuel—Cat Tool and is only a finding that
             the device is exempt from the prohibitions of Vehicle Code Section

     5.      No claim of any kind, such as "Approved by ths Air Resources
             Board" may be made with respect to the actior taken herein in any
             advertising or other oral or written communicazion.

Violation of any of the above conditions shall be grounis for revocation of
this order.  The order may be revoked only after a ten—@ay written notice of
intention to revoke the order, in which period the holésr 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 ti receipt of the
request and the order may not be revoked until a deternication after hearing
that grounds for revocation exist.

Executive Order D—~219,    dated June 19,   1991   is supersedei and of no further
force and effect.

Executed at El Monte, California, this        _/ 647:}: of Rpril, 1993.

                                       R. 2./Summerfield
                                       Assistant Div
                                       Mobile Source Divieitn

Document Created: 2005-09-01 12:40:04
Document Modified: 2005-09-01 12:40:04

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