Approval Details

Valid E.O.


This Executive Order approved the specified parts on on October 20, 1993.
As of Wednesday, October 16th, 2019 this Executive Order has not been overturned or superceeded.

Approved Parts

1993 and older model-year gasoline and diesel powered vehicles

This Executive Order may be listed as:
  • C.A.R.B.E.O. D-219-2
  • Executive Order 219-2 / D219-2
  • ARB # D-219-2
  • Executive Order No: D-219-2
  • C.A.R.B. No. D-219-2
  • Resolution D-219-2
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Download: Executive Order D-219-2 PDF

D-219-2 Document:

                                                          (Page 1 of 3)

                                 State of California
                                 AIR RESOURCES BOARD

                               EXECUTIVE ORDER D—219—2
                      Relating to Exemptions Under Section 27156
                                 of the Vehicle Code

                                    FUEL—CAT, INC.
                                       FUEL CAT

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

WHEREAS,   pursuaht 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:

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

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

     3.    The Fuel Cat is intended for use with a required pollution control

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

     5.     The Fuel Cat is a device subject to the prohibitions of Vehicle
            Code Section 27156 and an add—on part as defined by 13 CCR Section

     6.     The Fuel Cat does not reduce the effectiveness of any required
            motor vehicle pollution control device.

     7.     The ARB, in the exercise of technical judgement,       is aware of no
            basis on which the Fuel Cat will provide either a decrease in
            emission or an increase in fuel economy.

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

     9.     The Fuel Cat is not a certified motor vehicle pollution control
            device pursuant to Health and Safety Code Section 43644.

FUEL—CAT,   INC.                                         EXECUTIVE ORDER D—219—2
FUEL CAT                               '                 (Page 2 of 3)

     10.    The ARB by granting an exemption to Fuel~—Cat, Inc. for the Fuel
            Cat does not recommend or endorse in any way the Fuel Cat for
            emissions reduction, fuel economy, or any other purpose.

IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED that the Fuel Cat is exempt from the 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.

            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.                              c

            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.

            Any oral or written references to this Executive Order or its
            content by the Fuel—Cat,       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 and is only a finding that the
            device is exempt from the prohibitions of Vehicle Code Section

            No claim of any kind, such as "Approvéd by the Air Resources
            Board" may be made with regpect to the action taken herein in any
            advertising or other oral or written communication.

Violation of any of the above conditions shall be grounds for revocation of
this order.  The order may be revoked only after a ten—day written notice of
intention to revoke the order, in 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 after hearing
that grounds for revocation exist.

FUEL—CAT, INC.                                      EXECUTIVE ORDER D—219—2
FUEL CAT                                            (Page 3 of 3)

Executive Order D—219—1,   dated April 1,   1993 is superseded and of no further
force and effect.

Executed at El Monte, California, this      _/ C;   day of September,   1993.

                                     Assisyant Division Chief
                                     Mobile Source Division

Document Created: 2005-09-01 12:40:59
Document Modified: 2005-09-01 12:40:59

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