Approval Details

Valid E.O.


This Executive Order approved the specified parts on on March 23, 1993.
As of Friday, October 18th, 2019 this Executive Order has not been overturned or superceeded.

Approved Parts

1993 and older model-year vehicles

This Executive Order may be listed as:
  • C.A.R.B.E.O. D-227-1
  • Executive Order 227-1 / D227-1
  • ARB # D-227-1
  • Executive Order No: D-227-1
  • C.A.R.B. No. D-227-1
  • Resolution D-227-1
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Download: Executive Order D-227-1 PDF

D-227-1 Document:

                                                          (Page 1 of 3)

                             State of California
                             AIR RESOURCES BOARD

                           EXECUTIVE ORDER D—227—1
                 Relating to Exemptions Under Section 27156
                            of the Vehicle Code

                          EMISSIONS TECHNOLOGY,    INC.
                               ECOLIZER DEVICE

WHEREAS, Vehicle Code Section 27156 and Title 13 California Code of
Regulations (hereafter "CCR") Section 2222(e), authorizes 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, Emissions Technology, Inc. has applied to the ARB for exemption
from the prohibitions of Vehicle Code Section 27156 for the Ecolizer Device.

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 ARB

     1.   The Ecolizer Device is an add—on device that is attached to the
          fuel line in a motor vehicle.

     2.   The fuel line is part of the required motor ve—icle pollution
          control system.

     3.   The Ecolizer Device is intended for use with a required pollution
          control system.

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

     5.   The Ecolizer Device 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).

     6.   The Ecolizer Device does not reduce the effectiveness of any
          required motor vehicle pollution control deviczce.

     7.   The ARB,   in the exercsise of technical judgeme—t,    is   aware of no
          basis on which the Ecolizer Device will proviis either a decrease
          in emission or an increase in fuel economy.

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

Ecolizer Device                                  (Page 2 of 3)

           The Ecolizer Device is not a certified motor vehicle pollution
           control device pursuant to Health and Safety Code Section 43644.

     10.   The ARB by granting an exemption to Emissions Technology, Inc. for
           the Ecolizer Device does not recommend or endorse in any way the
           Ecolizer Device for emissions reduction, fuel economy, or any
           other purpose.

IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED that the Ecolizer Device is exempt from the
prohibitions of Vehicle Code Section 27156 for installation on 1993 and
earlier model—year 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

           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 the 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 Emissions Technology, 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 Ecolizer Device and is only
           a finding that the device is exempt from the prohibitions of
           Vehicle Code Section 27156.

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

      EMISSIONS TECHNOLOGY,   Inc..                         EXECUTIVE ORDER D—227—1
      Ecolizer Device                                       (Page 3 of 3)

      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.                    f

      Executed at El Monte,   California,   this     22    day of March,    1993.


                                             R.    B./Summerfield
                                             Assiétant Division Chief
                                             Mobile Source Division

Document Created: 2005-09-01 12:44:34
Document Modified: 2005-09-01 12:44:34

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