Approval Details

Valid E.O.

Validity

This Executive Order approved the specified parts on on August 1, 1974.
As of Monday, December 10th, 2018 this Executive Order has not been overturned or superceeded.

Approved Parts

Models
1974 and older vehicles

This Executive Order may be listed as:
  • C.A.R.B.E.O. D-35-3
  • Executive Order 35-3 / D35-3
  • ARB # D-35-3
  • Executive Order No: D-35-3
  • C.A.R.B. No. D-35-3
  • Resolution D-35-3
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Download: Executive Order D-35-3 PDF

D-35-3 Document:



                        State of California
                        AIR RESOURCES BOARD

                       EXECUTIVE ORDER D—35—3
              Relating to Exemptions under Section 27156
                          of the Vehicle Code


                  KAR AUTOMOTIVE MANUFACTURING CO.
              "SAFEGUARD GAS BOOSTER—CALIFORNIA DESIGN®


Pursuant to the authority vested in the Air Resources Board by Section
27156 of the Vehicle Code; and

Pursuant to the authority vested in the undersigned by Section 39023 of
the Health and Safety Code;
WHEREAS: It has been found that the "Safequard Gas Booster—California
Design" device has no statistically significant effects on exhaust emissions;

IT IS ORDERED AND RESOLVED: That the installation of the "Safeguard Gas
Booster—California Design" device manufactured by the Hydro—Catalyst Corpora—
tion and marketed by Kar Automotive Manufacturing Co., Tappahonnock, Va., has
been found to not reduce the effectiveness of required motor vehicle pollution
control devices and, therefore, is exempt from the prohibitions of Section
27156 of the Vehicle Code for 1974 and older model—year vehicles.

The device consists of two formed screens madé of fine mesh wire cloth mounted
under the carburetor barreis. The upstream screen is plated with cadmium and (,4s
the downstream screen with nickel.

The "Safeguard Gas Booster—California Design" device is identical in construction
and operation to the Hydro—Catalyst Corporation‘s "Precombustion Catalyst—Calif—
ornia Design" device. Reference Executive Order D—35.

This Executive Order is valid provided that installation instructions
for this device will not recommend tuning the vehicle to specifications
different than those lTisted by the vehicle manufacturer.

Changes made to the design or operating conditions of the device as
 submitted to the Air Resources Board for evaluation that adversely
 affect the performance of the vehicle‘s pollution control devices
 shall invalidate this Executive Order."

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 this Executive Order shall be prohibited unless
prior approval is obtained from the Air Resources Board.          .

This Executive Order does not constitute any opinion as to the effect
?hat the use of this device may have on any warranty either expressed or
implied by the vehicle manufacturer.


"SAFEGUARD GAS BOOSTER—CALIFORNIA DESIGN®             Executive Order D—35—3




THIS EXECUTIVE ORDER DOES NOT CONSTITUTE A CERTIFICATION, ACCREDITATION,
APPROVAL, OR ANY OTHER TYPE OF ENDORSEMENT BY THE AIR RESOURCES BOARD OF
ANY CLAIMS OF THE APPLICANT CONCERNING ANTI—PQLLUTION BENEFITS OR ANY
ALLEGED BENEFITS OF THE "SAFEGUARD GAS BOOSTER—CALIFORNIA DESIGN" DEVICE.

No claim of any kind, such as "Approved by Air Resources Board" may be made
with respect to the action taken herein in any advertising or other oral
or written communication.
Section 17500 of the Business and Professions Code makes unlawful, untrue
or misleading advertising, and Section 17534 makes such violation punishable
as a misdemeanor.

Sections 39130 and 39184 of the Health and Safety Code provide as follows:

     "39130. No person shall install, sell, offer for sale, or advertise,
     or, except in an application to the board for certification of a
     device, represent, any device as a motor vehicle pollution control
     device unless that device has been certified by the board. No
     person shall sell, offer for sale, advertise, or represent any motor
     vehicle pollution control device as a certified device which, in
     fact, is not a certified dev1ce Any violation of this section is
     a misdemeanor."

     "39184. (a) No person shall install, sell, offer for sale, or adver—
     tise, or, except in an application to the board for accreditation of a
     device, represent, any device as a motor vehicle polfution control
     device for use on any used motor vehicle unless that device has been
     accredited by the board. No person shall sell, offer for sale, adver—~
     tise, or represent any motor vehicle pollution control device as an
     accredited device which, in fact, is not an accredited device.    Any
     violation of this subdivision is a misdemeanor."

On the basis of its evaluation of the "Safeguard Gas Booster—California
Design" device, the Air Resources Board has determined that the "Safeguard
Gas Booster—California Design" device does not have a beneficial effect on
gasoline mileage or exhaust emissions.

Any apparent violation of the conditions of this Executive Order will be sub—
mitted to the Attorney General of California for such action as he deems
advisable.                    .



Executed at Sacramento, California, this    /    day o       , 1974.




                                  WILLIAM SIMMONS
                                  Executive Officer


                            State of California

                            AIR RESOURCES BOARD
                                July 23, 1974

                                Staff Report

          Evaluation of Kar Automotive Manufacturing Company
                "Gas Boostsr—California Design" Device
                   For Compliance with the Requirements of
                      Section 27156 of the Vehicle Code


 1. Introduction
   Kar Automotive Manufacturing Company, Tapponhonnock, Virginia, has

   requested permission to mérket a device in California identified as

    "Gas Booster—California Design".     This device is to be manufactured

   by the Hydro—Catalyst Corporation, Olid Bridge, New Jersey, and is

   to be identical in construction and operation to the Hydro—Catalyst
   Corporation‘s "Precombustion Catalyst—California Design".           The Air

   Resources Board Staff has-eva1uated an application submitted by

   Hydro—Catalyst Corporation for an exemption from the prohibitions

   of Section 27156 of the Vehicle Code for the "Precombustion Catalyst—

   California Design" device and recommended that the exemption be granted.

   Executive Order D—35 was issued to Hydro—Catalyst Corporation granting

   the exemption for the "Precombustion Catalyst—California Design" device.


II. Device Description
   For a description of the construction and operation of the "Gas Booster—

   California Design" device, see the report of the Staff evaluation of

   Hydro—Catalyst Corporations‘ "Precombustion Catalyst—California Design"

   device dated July 23, 1974.




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"Gas Booster—California Design" Device               July 23, 1974




III. Conclusions and Recommendations

    The Staff has evaluated the "Precombustion Catalyst—California Design"

    device and found that it has no significant effects on exhaust emissions

    or fuel economy.   It is the Staff opinion that the "Gas Booster—California

    Design" device, being identical in construction and operation, wéu]d also

    produce the same effects.


   ~It is recommended that Kar Automotive Manufacturing Company be granted an

    exemption from the prohibitions of Section 27156 of the Vehicle Code

    for its "Gas Booster—California Design" device for use on 1974 and older

    model—year vehicles.



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