Approval Details

Valid E.O.

Validity

This Executive Order approved the specified parts on on May 15, 1997.
As of Monday, December 10th, 2018 this Executive Order has not been overturned or superceeded.

Approved Parts

ModelsModification
1995 and older model year vehicles EXCEPT those equipped with On-Board Diagnostic II (OBD II) and/ or Enhanced Evaporative Control Systems.Tubing from the PCV valve is connected to a perforated railing that is partially submerged in a solution of dihydroxypropane and purified water. Vapor from the solution enters the engine through the PCV system.

This Executive Order may be listed as:
  • C.A.R.B.E.O. D-426
  • Executive Order 426 / D426
  • ARB # D-426
  • Executive Order No: D-426
  • C.A.R.B. No. D-426
  • Resolution D-426
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-426 PDF

D-426 Document:



                                                         (Page 1 of 2)

                              State of California
                             AIR RESOURCES BOARD

                             EXECUTIVE ORDER D—426
                Relating to Exemptions Under Section 27156
                            of the Vehicle Code


                        GEKKO INTERNATIONAL, L.C.
                      "REVERSE OXYGEN HYDROGEN MIST"

WHEREAS, Vehicle Code Sections 27156 and 38391,       and Title 13,
California Code of Regulations (hereafter "CCR") Section 2222 (e),
authorize the California Air Resources Board (ARB) and its Executive
Officer to exempt add—on and modified aftermarket devices from the
prohibitions of Vehicle Code Section 27156.

WHEREAS, Gekko International, L.C. of 3829 West Locust, Fairway Plaza,
Davenport, Iowa 52804, has applied to the ARB for exemption from the
prohibitions in Vehicle Code Sections 27156 and 38391 for their
Reverse Oxygen Hydrogen Mist     (ROHM)   device for installation on 1995
and older model year vehicles except those equipped with On—Board
Diagnostic II   (OBD II)   and/or Enhanced Evaporative Control Systens.

WHEREAS, pursuant to the authority vested in the Executive Officer by
Health and Safety Code Section 39515 and in the Chief, Mobile Source
Operations Division by Health and Safety Code Section 39516 and
Executive Order G—45—9, the ARB finds that the above add—on device
complies with the California Vehicle Code Section 27156 and Title 13,
California Code of Reqgulations.     Emission performance of the ROHM
device was based on cold—start CVS—75 tests conducted at an
independent vehicle test laboratory, and at the ARB test laboratory.

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

IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED that the above ROHM device is exempt from the
prohibitions in Vehicle Code Section 27156 for installation on the
approved application vehicles subject to the following conditions:

1.   No changes are permitted to the ROHM device as described in the
     application for exemption.  Any changes to the ROHM device or any
     of its components, and other factors addressed in this order nmnust
     be evaluated and approved by the ARB prior to marketing in
     California.

2.   Marketing of the ROHM device using identification other than those
     shown in this Executive Order or marketing of the ROHM device for
     application other than the one listed in this 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 components of
     the ROHM device as individual devices.


GEKKO INTERNATIONAL, L.C.                           EXECUTIVE ORDER D—426
"REVERSE OXYGEN HYDROGEN MIST"                      (Page 2 of 2)


3.    Any oral or written references to this Executive Order or its
     content by Gekko International, L.C., 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 emissions
     reduction claims for the ROHM device and is only a finding that
     the ROHM device is exempt from the prohibitions of Vehicle Code
     Section 27156.

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—POLLUTION BENEFITS OR ANY ALLEGED BENEFITS OF THE ROHM DEVICE.

Violation of any of the above conditions shall be grounds for
revocation of this order.  The order may be revoked only after ten day
written notice of intention to revoke it, during 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 is made, after the hearing, that grounds
for revocation exist.

Executed at El Monte,   California,    this /@?f   day of May 1997.




                                       .RB. Summerfiklda, Chief
                                      Mobile Source Operations Division



Document Created: 2005-09-01 12:41:25
Document Modified: 2005-09-01 12:41:25

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