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This Executive Order approved the specified parts on on December 4, 2008.
As of Monday, October 21st, 2019 this Executive Order has not been overturned or superceeded.

Approved Parts

Part NumberModelsModificationRemarks
Series 128001996 to 2000 selected Honda PC with a manifold catalytic converterNoneContact manufacturer or distributor for specific vehicle application

This Executive Order may be listed as:
  • C.A.R.B.E.O. D-562-20
  • Executive Order 562-20 / D562-20
  • ARB # D-562-20
  • Executive Order No: D-562-20
  • C.A.R.B. No. D-562-20
  • Resolution D-562-20
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Download: Executive Order D-562-20 PDF

D-562-20 Document:



                                       State of California
                                     AIR RESOURCES BOARD

                               EXECUTIVE ORDER D—562—20
                  Relating to Exemptions under Section 27156 and 38391
                                    of the Vehicle Code

                                 Valina, Inc. (d.b.a. Car Tex)
                           "Series 12800 Three—way Catalytic Converters"

WHEREAS, Vehicle Code Sections 27156 and 38395, and Title 13, California Code of
Regulations (hereafter "CCR") Section 2222(h), authorize the California Air Resources Board
and its Executive Officer to exempt new aftermarket catalytic converters from the prohibitions of
Vehicle Code Section 27156 and 38391.

WHEREAS, Valina, Inc. (Valina) of 4660 Worth Street, Los Angeles, California 90063, has
applied to the Air Resources Board for exemption from the prohibitions in Vehicle Code
Sections 27156 and 38391 to market its new aftermarket Series 12800 three—way catalytic
converter (TWC) for installation on selected 1996 through 2000 model year 1.6L Honda Civics
equipped with a manifold catalytic converter and having the engine codes D16Y5 and D16Y7.
The vehicles are listed in Appendix D—562—20 and incorporated herein. The catalytic converter
will be sold as a direct—fit only.

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—02—003, the Air Resources Board finds that the
above aftermarket catalytic converter complies with the California Vehicle Code Sections 27156
and 38395 and Title 13, California Code of Regulations, Section 2222(h). Emission
performance of the catalytic converter was based on durability bench—aging by Umicore _.
Automotive Catalysts USA using the Air Resources Board—modified RAT—A bench—aging cycle
for 75 hours, as specified in Appendix A to the "California Evaluation Procedures for New
Aftermarket Catalytic Converters" as adopted on October 25, 2007, tests performed at Roush
Emission Laboratory (Roush), Livonia, Michigan.

WHEREAS, emissions and OBD 11 compatibility tests conducted by Valina, Inc. using a 1996
1.6L Honda Civic LX, test group THN1.6VJG3EK (PC, LEV) with Series 12800 TWC installed
showed that the vehicle met the applicable emission standards. The emission testing consisted
of two CVS—75 FTP tests on the test vehicle. The following are the test results in grams per
mile:

                                             NMOG            CO     NOx    Remarks
PC 100K LEV standards                        0.090           4. 2   0.3
Series 12800 TWC Test 1                      0.081           1.4    0.26   Pass
Series 12800 TW C Test 2                     0.081           1.5    0.27   Pass


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THEREFORE, IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED that Valina, Inc.‘s Series 12800 TWC is exempted
from the prohibitions in Vehicle Code Sections 27156 and 38391 for installation on the
approved vehicle applications specified in Appendix D—562—20 subject to the following
conditions:                                          |          |

1. No changes are permitted to the catalytic converters as described in the application for
   exemption. Any changes to the catalytic converter or any of their components, and other
   factors addressed in this order must be evaluated and approved by the Air Resources Board
   prior to marketing in California.

   Marketing of the catalytic converter using identifications other than those shown in the
   exemption application, and in this Executive Order, or marketingof the catalytic converter for
   application other than the ones shown in this Executive Order shall be prohibited unless
   prior approval is obtained from the Air Resources Board. Exemption of these products shall
   not be construed as an exemption to sell, offer for sale, or advertise any components of the _
   catalytic converter as individual devices.

 ._ Any oral or written references to this Executive Order or its content by Valina, 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 claims for the catalytic converter and is only a finding
   that the catalytic converter are exempt from the prohibitions of Vehicle Code Sections 27156
   and 38391.

   Valina, Inc.‘s installation instructions for the new catalytic converter must conform to
   requirements in Section (h) of the "California Evaluation Procedures for New Aftermarket
   Catalytic Converters," as adopted October 25, 2007.

   Installation of the catalytic converter shall not cause the relocation of an oxygen sensor.
   Oxygen sensors must be installed in the same location, position and orientation as
   prescribed in the original equipment manufacturer‘s configurations.

   Upon installation, the catalytic converter must carry a manufacturer‘s warranty for five (5)
   years or 50,000 miles as prescribed in Section (f)(2) of the "California Evaluation Procedures
   for New Aftermarket Catalytic Converters," as adopted October 25, 2007.

   Valina, Inc. and its vendors may not advertise the new aftermarket catalytic converter as _
   "high flow or easy flow" catalytic converter or use any phrase that could make them appear
   to perform better than the original equipment manufacturer (OEM) catalytic converter.

 ._ Any marketing arrangement of the new aftermarket catalytic converter by a third party, which
    involves the use of packaging identification different from the ones described in this
    Executive Order, must be approved by the Air Resources Board prior to shipment.

   Valina, Inc., its associates, vendors, other businesses and individuals associated with
   Valina, Inc. may not sell or supply new aftermarket catalytic converter substrates to a third


                     VALINA, INC. — CATALYTIC CONVERTER — D—562—20


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   party to be assembled in a different facility and marketed under this Executive Order without
   approval from the Air Resources Board.

10. Valina, Inc. shall comply with the quality control procedures and reporting requirements in
    Section (f)(5) of the "California Evaluation Procedures for New Aftermarket Catalytic
    Converters," as adopted October 25, 2007.

11. Quality control reports must be submitted on a quarterly basis and warranty information
    reports on a semi—annual basis, starting with periods covering January 1 through March 31,
    2009 and January 1 through June 30, 2009, respectively.

12. Valina, Inc. must provide a permanent label or stamp as specified under Section (f)(1) of the
    "California Evaluation Procedures for New Aftermarket Catalytic Converters," as adopted on
    October 25, 2007.

13. Valina, Inc.‘s vehicle appIiCation catalog must conform with the requirements specified under
   Section (f)(4) of the "California Evaluation Procedures for New Aftermarket Catalytic
  _ Converters," as adopted on October 25, 2007.

Violation of any of the above conditions shall be grounds for revocation of this order. The order
may be revoked only after a 30—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 30 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 fi      day of December 2008.'



                                    /peaes
                                   Annette Hebert, Chief
                                   Mobile Source Operations Division




                       VALINA, INC. — CATALYTIC CONVERTER — D—562—20


                                                     Apendex 562—20
                                    VALINA INC. HONDA Civic 12800 OBDIl Converter Application
NO|Model            Vehicle Model       =ngine| Engine Family CertificatiorWeight|ExhaustConvertel Total    Monitored Direct Fit
    Year                                 Size               |    Level    Class| type      Type |Converters
 1 1996          Civic Hatchback CX      1.6L THN1.6VJG3EK       LEV        PC      S      TWC       1          1        12800
                 Civic Hatchback DX                                                                                    .
                   Civic Coupe DX
                   Civic Sedan DX
                   Civic Sedan LX
                       Del Sol S                                                                                  :
2                  Civic Coupe HX         1.6L THN1.6VJG2EK|     TLEV       PC      S      TWC       1          1        12800
3    1997            Civic Sedan          1.6L VHN1.6VJG3EK       LEV       PC      S      TWC       1          1        12800
                   Civic Sedan LX
                   Civic Hatchback
                   Civic Coupe DX
                       Civic CX
                       Civic DX
                       Del Sol S
4                      Civic HX           1.6L VHN1.6VJG2EK|     TLEV       PC      S      TWC       1          1        12800
5    1998              Civic CX           1.6L WNHXVO1.6CA3       LEV       PC      S      TWC       1          1        12800
                 Civic Hatchback DX
                   Civic Coupe LX
8                  Civic Coupe HX         1.6L WHNXVO1.6JL2|     TLEV       PC      S      TWC       1          1        12800
9    1999        Civic Coupe DX,CX        1.6L XHNXVO1.6CA3       LEV       PC      S      TWC       1          1        12800
                Civic Hatchback CX,DX
               Civic Sedan DX,LX,DX—V
10                 Civic Coupe HX          1.6L XHNXVO1.6JL2       TLEV      PC       S      TWC        1         1      12800
11| 2000         Civic Coupe SI1,SIR       1.6L |YHNXVO1.6VA2)     TLEV      PC       S      TWC        1         1      12800
12                Civic Coup,Ex,S1,        1.6L YHNXVO1.6TA3        LEV      PC       S      TWC        1         1      12800
                   1.6EL,RS,TS,XS
                   Civic Sedan EX
13                 Civic Coupe HX          1.6L YHNXVO1.6JL2|      TLEV      PC       S      TWC        1        1       12800
14               Civic Coupe DX,SE         1.6L YHNXVO1.6CA3        LEV      PC       S      TWC        1        1       12800
              Civic Hatchback CX,DX,SE
            Civic Sedan DX,EX,LX,DX—V,SE




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Document Created: 2009-08-11 14:04:00
Document Modified: 2009-08-11 14:04:00

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