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Controlling VOC Emissions from Industrial Adhesives

Rules in Title 30, Texas Administrative Code, Chapter 115 for controlling emissions of volatile organic compounds from industrial adhesives. These rules are part of the State Implementation Plan strategy to meet the National Ambient Air Quality Standard for ozone.

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Rule Citation

30 TAC Chapter 115, Subchapter E, Division 7

Description of Rules

  • Limit the VOC content of adhesives and adhesive primers used by manufacturers during specific processes.
  • Require specific work practices.
  • Specify approved application systems.
  • Include testing, monitoring, and recordkeeping requirements.

Rule History

The Chapter 115 rule history for industrial adhesives discusses revisions to the rules, including their proposal and adoption, the associated State Implementation Plan revision, and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency approval.

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