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Volatile Organic Compound Concentration Limits for Certain Products Regulations (SOR/2021-268)

Regulations are current to 2024-05-01 and last amended on 2023-01-01. Previous Versions

SCHEDULE 2(Subsections 1(4), 2(1) and 3(2), paragraph 6(b), subsection 18(1), paragraphs 18(2)(d), (e), (i) and (j) and subsections 19(1), 22(1) and 24(1))Product Categories and Maximum VOC Emission Potentials

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ItemProduct CategoryMaximum VOC Emission Potential
1Charcoal lighter products that are incorporated in or designed for use with charcoal to enhance ignition, excluding any product that is
  • (a) an electrical starter or probe;

  • (b) a metallic cylinder that uses paper tinder;

  • (c) natural gas;

  • (d) propane; or

  • (e) wood kindling with naturally occurring levels of sap or resin that enhance ignition of the kindling

9 g per ignition, when used in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions
2Single-use dryer products that are designed to impart softness to, or control the static cling of, fabric0.05 g per load, when used in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions

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