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Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) Concentration Limits for Architectural Coatings Regulations

Version of section 14 from 2009-09-09 to 2018-02-01:

Marginal note:Specialty primer, sealer or undercoater

  •  (1) The chalkiness of a surface to be conditioned by the application of a specialty primer, sealer or undercoater set out in the schedule must be determined in accordance with ASTM D 4214–07, entitled Standard Test Methods for Evaluating the Degree of Chalking of Exterior Paint Films, except that the expression “as agreed upon between the producer, user, or other interested parties” must be excluded as well as the following:

    • (a) sections 2, 2.1 and 2.2;

    • (b) sections 6.2.3 and 6.4; and

    • (c) sections 8, 8.1 and 8.2.

  • Marginal note:Excluded methods

    (2) For the purpose of these Regulations, standard ASTM D 4214–07 must be read as excluding the following referenced standards:

    • (a) ASTM D 622; and

    • (b) ASTM E 1347.

  • Marginal note:Interpretation

    (3) Wherever the expression “degree of chalking” appears in ASTM D 4214–07, it must be read to mean “chalkiness” as set out in these Regulations.

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