(Volatile Organic Compounds)
to the formation of ozone. This is unhealthy to breath and that is
why they are regul
VOC regulations apply to products used in California.
The California Air Resources Board determines the maximum
amount of organic solvents that are allowed in a category or
group of products.
( i.e. glass cleaners may not exceed 6%, general-purpose cleaners
10%) This legislation is devised to cut down on the amount of
organic chemicals that are released into the air.
Once in the air, the solvents react with sunlight and oxygen
and produce ozone.
Proposition 65, The Safe Drinking Water & Toxic Enforcement
Act of 1986, was a voter initiative passed to address citizens'
concerns about exposure to substances, which cause cancer or
reproductive toxicity. The law prohibits businesses from discharging
such chemicals into sources of drinking water and requires that
warnings be given to individuals exposed to them.
state's Scientific Advisory Board determines which chemicals are
“known to the State of California” to cause cancer or
reproductive toxicity, and periodically publishes updated lists in
the California Regulatory Notice Register.
currently producing and researching new VOC Compliant reconditioning
products. New products that are VOC compliant will have a VOC
Compliant icon on the back label.