Approval Details

Valid E.O.

Validity

This Executive Order approved the specified parts on on November 12, 2015.
As of Sunday, July 21st, 2019 this Executive Order has not been overturned or superceeded.

Approved Parts

Models
2015 and older model-year on-road heavy-duty diesel vehicles

This Executive Order may be listed as:
  • C.A.R.B.E.O. D-394-12
  • Executive Order 394-12 / D394-12
  • ARB # D-394-12
  • Executive Order No: D-394-12
  • C.A.R.B. No. D-394-12
  • Resolution D-394-12
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-394-12 PDF

D-394-12 Document:



                                   State of California
                               AIR RESOURCES BOARD

                             EXECUTIVE ORDER D-394-12

                             Relating to Exemptions under
                           Section 27156 of the Vehicle Code

                          Rentar Environmental Solutions, Inc.
                                 Rentar Fuel Catalyst


WHEREAS, Vehicle Code 0/C) Section 27156 and Title 13, California Code of
Regulations (CCR) Section 2222(e) authorize the Air Resources Board (ARB) and its
Executive Officer to exempt add on and modified parts from the prohibitions in VC
Section 27156;

WHEREAS, Rentar Environmental Solutions, Inc. has applied to ARB for exemption
from the prohibitions in VC Section 27156 for the Rentar Fuel Catalyst for use on 2015
and older model-year on-road heavy-duty diesel vehicles;

WHEREAS, pursuant to the authority vested in the Executive Officer by Health and
Safety Code (HSC) Section 39515 and in the Chief of the Emissions Compliance,
Automotive Regulations and Science Division by HSC Section 39516 and Executive
Order G-14-012, ARB finds that;

1.    The Rentar Fuel Catalyst 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 vehicle pollution control system.

3.     The Rentar Fuel Catalyst is intended for use with a required motor vehicle
       pollution control system.

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

5.     The Rentar Fuel Catalyst is a device subject to the prohibitions of VC Section
       27156 and .an add on part as defined by 13 CCR 1900(b)(1).

6.     The Rentar Fuel Catalyst does not reduce the effectiveness of any required
       motor vehicle pollution control system.

7.     ARB, in the exercise of technical judgment, is aware of no basis on which the
       Rentar Fuel Catalyst will provide either a decrease in emissions or an increase in
       fuel economy.


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

9.     The Rentar Fuel Catalyst is not a certified motor vehicle pollution control device
       pursuant to HSC Section 43644.

10.    ARB by granting an exemption to Rentar Environmenta l Solutions, Inc. for the
       Rentar Fuel Catalyst does not recommend or endorse in any way the Rentar
       Fuel Catalyst for emission reduction , fuel economy, or any other purpose.

IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED that the Rentar Fuel Catalyst is exempt from the
prohibitions of VC Section 27156 for installation on 2015 and older model-year
on-road heavy-duty diesel vehicles subject to the following cond itions:

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.

2.     No changes are permitted to the device as described in the application for
       exemption. Any chang·es to the device, applicable model year, or other factors
       addressed in this Executive Order must be evaluated and approved by ARB prior
       to marketing in California.

3.     Marketing of this device using 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 ARB .

4.     Exemption of the device shall not be construed as an exemption to sell, offer for
       sale, or advertise any component of the device as individual devices.

5.     Any oral or written references to this Executive Order or its content by Rentar
       Environmental Solutions, 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
       emission reduction or fuel economy claims for the Rentar Fuel Catalyst and is
       only a finding that the device is exempt from the prohibitions of VC Section
       27156.

6.    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 Executive
Order. The Executive Order may be revoked only after a ten-day written notice of
intention to revoke th e Executive Order, in which period the holder of the Executive

                    RENTAR ENVIRONMENTAL SOLUTIONS , INC.
                       RENTAR FUEL CATALYST - D-394-12


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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 Executive
Order may not be revoked until a determination is made after a hearing that grounds for
revocation exist.

Executed at El Monte, California, this   [}7’7 day of November 2015.



                    Annette Hebert, Chief
          (/        Emissions Compliance, Automotive Regulations and Science Division




                       RENTAR ENVIRONMENTAL SOLUTIONS, INC.
                          RENTAR FUEL CATALYST — D—394—12


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