Approval Details

Valid E.O.

Validity

This Executive Order approved the specified parts on on July 5, 1995.
As of Monday, October 14th, 2019 this Executive Order has not been overturned or superceeded.

Approved Parts

Part NumberModelsModification
Model #s RC-80-E, RC-400-E, RC-1995 and older model year on-road diesel vehiclesThe RCI Purifier is intended for use with a required pollution control system

This Executive Order may be listed as:
  • C.A.R.B.E.O. D-328-3
  • Executive Order 328-3 / D328-3
  • ARB # D-328-3
  • Executive Order No: D-328-3
  • C.A.R.B. No. D-328-3
  • Resolution D-328-3
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-328-3 PDF

D-328-3 Document:



                                                    (Page 1 of 3)

                              State of California
                              AIR RESOURCES BOARD

                             EXECUTIVE ORDER D—328—3      .
                    Relating to Exemptions Under Section 27156
                               of the Vehicle Code

                                RCI PURIFIER WEST
                             RCI DIESEL FUEL PURIFIER
WHEREAS, Vehicle Code Section 27156 and Title 13 California Code of
Regu]at1ons (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, RCI Purifier West of 466 West Arrow Highway, Suite D., San Dimas,
California 91773 has applied to the ARB for exemption from the prohibitions
of Vehicle Code Section 27156 for the RCI Diesel Fuel Purifier for 1995 and
older model—year on—road vehicles powered by diesel engines.

WHEREAS, pursuant to the authority vested in the Executive Officer by the
Health and Safety Code Section 39515 and in the Chief, Mobile Source
Division by the Health and Safety Code Section 39516 and Executive Order
G—45—9, the ARB finds:
    ‘1.   The RCI D1ese1 ‘Fuel Purifier is an add—on device that is attached
          to the fuel 11ne in a motor vehicle.

     2.    The fuel line is part of the requlred motor vehicle po]]ut1on
          contro] system

     3.    The RCI Diese] Fuel Purifier is intended for use W1th a required
          motor vehicle po11ution control system.
     4.    The RCI Diesel Fuel Purifier by being installed on the fuel line
          alters the original design —of a motor vehicle po]]ut1on control
          system.

     5.   The RCI Diesel Fuel Purifier 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 RCI Diesel Fuel Purifier does not reduce the effectiveness of
          any required motor vehicle poliution control device.
     7.   The ARB, in the exercise of technical Judgement, is aware of no
          basis on which the RCI Diesel Fuél Purifier will provide either a
          decrease in emissions or an increase in fuel economy.

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


RCI PURIFIER WEST                                 EXECUTIVE ORDER D—328—3
RCI DIESEL FUEL PURIFIER          .               (Page 2 of 3)

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

     10.   The ARB by granting an exemption to RCI Purifier West for the RCI
           Diesel Fuel Purifier does not recommend or endorse in any way the
           RCI Diesel Fuel Purifier for emissions reduction, fuel economy, or
            any other purpose.            —
IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED that the RCI Diesel Fuel Purifier, models RC—80—E, RC—
400—E, RC—600—M, RC—800—BE, RC—1000—L, RC—1500—P, and RC—3000—SB, are exempt
from the prohibitions of Vehicle Code Section 27156 for installation on 1995
and older model—year vehicles powered by diesel 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 instalied
           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 exemptiion. Any changes to the device, applicable
           model year, or other factors addressed in this Executive Order
           (Order) myst 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 Order or marketing of this device for an application
            other than those listed in the 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
           jaI?, or advertise any component of the product as an individual
            evice.         .         .
     4.    ~ Any oral or written references to this Order or its content by RCI
     |     Purifier West, its principals, agents, employees, distributors,
           dealers, or other representatives must include the disclaimer that
           the Order or the exemption it provides is not an endorsement or
            approval of any emissions reduction or fuel economy claims for the
            RCI Diesel Fuel Purifier and is only a finding that the device is
            exempt from the prohibitions of Vehicle Code Section 27156.
     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 hoider 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.


RCI PURIFIER WEST                                   EXECUTIVE ORDER D—328—3
RCI DIESEL FUEL PURIFIER   .                        (Page 3 of 3)

Executed at El Monte, California this   _$&"_   day of July 1995.




                      .        |   /R. B. Summerfie]d%"
                                    Assistant Division Chief
                                    Mobile Source Division



Document Created: 2005-09-01 12:15:30
Document Modified: 2005-09-01 12:15:30

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