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SEC. 99.05.504.
   (Amended by Ord. No. 186,486, Eff. 1/28/20.)
 
   Tables 5.504.4.1, 5.504.4.2, and 5.504.4.3 of the California Green Building Standards Code, Title 24, Part 11 are not adopted.  The following tables shall apply instead:
 
TABLE 5.504.4.1
ADHESIVE VOC LIMIT1, 2
Less Water and Less Exempt Compounds in Grams per Liter
 
 
ARCHITECTURAL APPLICATIONS
VOC LIMIT
Indoor carpet adhesives
50
Carpet pad adhesives
50
Outdoor carpet adhesives
150
Wood flooring adhesives
100
Rubber floor adhesives
60
Subfloor adhesives
50
Ceramic tile adhesives
65
VCT and asphalt tile adhesives
50
Drywall and panel adhesives
50
Cove base adhesives
50
Multipurpose construction adhesives
70
Structural glazing adhesives
100
Single-ply roof membrane adhesives
250
Other adhesives not specifically listed
250
SPECIALTY APPLICATIONS
PVC welding
510
CPVC welding
490
ABS welding
325
Plastic cement welding
100
Adhesive primer for plastic
550
Contact adhesive
80
Special purpose contact adhesive
250
Structural wood member adhesive
140
Top and trim adhesive
540
SUBSTRATE SPECIFIC APPLICATIONS
Metal to metal
30
Plastic foams
50
Porous material (except wood)
50
Wood
30
Fiberglass
80
 
1.   If an adhesive is used to bond dissimilar substrates together, the adhesive with the highest VOC content shall be allowed.
2.   For additional information regarding methods to measure the VOC content specified in this table, see South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) Rule 1168.
 
TABLE 5.504.4.2
SEALANT VOC LIMIT
Less Water and Less Exempt Compounds in Grams per Liter
 
 
SEALANTS
VOC LIMIT
Architectural
50
Marine deck
760
Non-membrane roof
300
Roadway
250
Single-ply roof membrane
450
Other
420
SEALANT PRIMERS
Architectural
   Nonporous
250
   Porous
775
Modified bituminous
500
Marine deck
760
Other
750
 
TABLE 5.504.4.3
VOC CONTENT LIMITS FOR ARCHITECTURAL COATINGS2, 3
Grams of VOC per Liter of Coating Less Water and Less Exempt Compounds
 
 
COATING CATEGORY
VOC LIMIT
Flat coatings
50
Nonflat coatings
50
Nonflat-high gloss coatings
50
SPECIALTY COATINGS
Aluminum roof coatings
100
Basement specialty coatings
400
Bituminous roof coatings
50
Bituminous roof primers
350
Bond breakers
350
Concrete curing compounds
100
Concrete curing compounds, Roadways & Bridges
350
Concrete/masonry sealers
100
Driveway sealers
50
Dry fog coatings
50
Faux finishing coatings
   Clear Top Coat
100
   Decorative Coatings
350
   Glazes
350
   Japan
350
   Trowel Applied Coatings
50
Fire resistive coatings
150
Floor coatings
50
Form-release compounds
100
Graphic arts coatings (sign paints)
200
High temperature coatings
420
Industrial maintenance coatings
100
Low solids coatings 1
120
Magnesite cement coatings
450
Mastic texture coatings
100
Metallic pigmented coatings
150
Multicolor coatings
250
Pretreatment wash primers
420
Primers, sealers, and undercoaters
100
Reactive penetrating sealers
350
Recycled coatings
250
Roof coatings
50
Roof coatings, aluminum
100
Rust preventative coatings
100
Shellacs
    Clear
730
    Opaque
550
Specialty primers, sealers and undercoaters
100
Stains
100
Stains, Interior
250
Stone consolidants
450
Swimming pool coatings
340
Traffic marking coatings
100
Tub and tile refinish coatings
420
Waterproofing membranes
100
Wood coatings
275
Wood preservatives
350
Zinc-rich primers
100
 
1.   Grams of VOC per liter of coating, including water and including exempt compounds.
2.   The specified limits remain in effect unless revised limits are listed in subsequent columns in the table.
3.   Values in this table are derived from those specified by the South Coast Air Management District (SCAQMD) Rule 1113.  More information is available from the SCAQMD.