Approval Details

Valid E.O.


This Executive Order approved the specified parts on on December 21, 1992.
As of Tuesday, October 22nd, 2019 this Executive Order has not been overturned or superceeded.

Approved Parts

Part NumberModels
PL, PM, PS1993 and older model-year vehicles powered with gasoline and diesel engines.

This Executive Order may be listed as:
  • C.A.R.B.E.O. D-230-1
  • Executive Order 230-1 / D230-1
  • ARB # D-230-1
  • Executive Order No: D-230-1
  • C.A.R.B. No. D-230-1
  • Resolution D-230-1
For Free CARB Executive Order Status verification, email an image of the device Executive Order label as well as the Year/Make/Model and Test Group # of the vehicle to [email protected]

Download: Executive Order D-230-1 PDF

D-230-1 Document:

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                               State of California as                          *
                               AIR RESOURCES °BOARD *   200®

                              EXECUTIVE ORDER D—230—1                    .
                   Relating to Exemptions Under Section 27156           vo e
                               of the Vehicle Code

                                 BCS INTERNATIONAL
                                POWER—UP PLUS DEVICE
                               (MODELS PS, PM AND PL)

WHEREAS, Vehicle Code Section 27156 and Title 13 California Code of       To
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‘offivehicle Code Section 27156.

wWHEREAS, BCS International, of 2509 Technology Dtxve,Hayward, California
94545, has applied to the ARB for exemp:ion from the prokibitions of Vehicle
Code Section 27156 for the Power—Up Plus.device, models PS, .PM and PL.

WHEREAS, pursuant to the authority vestéd in the Executive Officer by Health
and Safety Code Section 39515 and in the Chief, Mobile Scurce Division by
Health and Safety Code Section 39516 and Executive Order SG—45—5, the Air
Resources Board finds:                  i

     1.     The Power—Up Plus is an add—on devxce that is sttached to the fuel
            ;line in a motor vehicle.

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

     3.     The Power—Up Plus is intended for use with a required pollutlon
            control system.

     4.     The Power~Up Plus by being inétalled on the fuel line alters the
            original design of a motor vefiicle pollution eccntrol system.

     5.     The Power—Up Plus 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 Power—Up Plus 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 Power—Up Plus will provide either a decrease in
             emission or an increase in fuel economy.

      8.     It has not been determined what effect use of the Power—Up Plus
             may have on any warranty, either expressed or implied, by the
             manufacturer of a motor vehicle on which the dsvice is installed.

      9.     The Power—Up Plus is not a certified motor veh:cle pollution
             control device pursuant to Health and Safety Code Section 43644.

      10.    The ARB by granting an exemption to BCS Internstional for the
             Power—Up Plus does not recommend or endorse ir any way the Power—
             Up Plus emissions reduction, fuel economy, or any other purpose.

BCS INTERNATIONAL               .        .   v_       ~ _ EXECUTIVZ ORDER D~230—1
POWER—UP PLUS DEVICE   *             .                  "(Pagfl 2 Of3)

IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED that the Power-Up Plus is exempt trcmfthqflltohibitions
of Vehicle Code Section 27156 for installation on 1993 and older model—year
vehicles powered with gasoline and diesel internal combustion engines
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 orconcurrent 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 markating in
          California.     .              |    .   we

     3.   Marketing of this device usingan identification othempthaan,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 approva; is obtained from the ARB.
          Exemption of this product shall not be construed as an—exemption
          to sell, offer for sale, or advertlse any component of the product
          as an individual device.

     4.   Any oral or written references to this Executive Order or its
          content by.the BCS Internatiqngl,,its principals, agents,
          employees, distributors, dealers, or othe@representatives must*
          include the disclaimer that the:Executlve Order or the exemption
          it provides is not an endorsement or approval of any —fuel economy
          or emissions reduction claims for the Power—Up Plus and is only a
          finding that the device is exempt from the prohibitions of Vehicle
          Code Section 27156.                     j

     5.   No claim of any kind, such as "Approved by the Air Resources
          Board" may be made with respect 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.

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Executive Order D-zébifi'aupersedad and of no furth@r force and effect.

The Burseau of Automotive Repair will be notified by copy of this order.

Executed at El Monte, California, this       ;1/""day of December,                                        1992.

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Document Created: 2005-09-01 12:45:29
Document Modified: 2005-09-01 12:45:29

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