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Controlling VOC Emissions from Automotive Windshield Washer Fluid

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

Areas Affected

The rules apply statewide.

Rule Citation

30 TAC Chapter 115, Subchapter G, Division 1

Rule Description

  • Applies to anyone who sells, supplies, distributes, or manufactures automotive windshield washer fluid for use in Texas.
  • Limits the windshield washer fluid to 23.5% VOCs.
  • Requires testing to determine the windshield washer fluid VOC content and maintaining appropriate records.

Rule History

The Chapter 115 rule history for automotive windshield washer fluid  discusses revisions to the rules, including the rule proposal and adoption, the associated revision to the State Implementation Plan, and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s approval of the rules.

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