NSPS Notebook
Surface Coating of Metal Furniture -  Subpart EE

Applicability: eCFR Subpart EE [ecfr.gov]

This subpart applies to:
  1. Metal furniture surface coating operations in which organic coatings are applied, and that commenced construction, modification, or reconstruction after Nov 28, 1980.
Definition of "Organic coating"
  • Any coating used in a surface coating operation, including dilution solvents, from which VOC emissions occur during the application or the curing process.

Not subject to this subpart:
  1. Power coating operations;
  2. Facilities that use less than 3,842 liters of coating (as applied) per year*.
*Must keep purchase or inventory records to demonstrate exempt status for at least 2 years
Known Sources in NDEE Jurisdiction:
Date of Original Final Rule: 10/29/82
Amendments Dates: 10/17/2000 (65 FR 61744)
12/13/1990 (55 FR 51383)
04/30/1985 (50 FR 18248)
10/29/1982 (47 FR 49287)
State Regulations: Title 129, Chapter 12, Sectoin 001.37

Previously: Chapter 18, Section 001.57
Federal Regulations: 40 CFR 60.310
Related Rules:

NESHAP - 40 CFR Part 63

Subpart RRRR - Metal Furniture Coating
Regulations and Federal Registers: eCFR Subpart EE [ecfr.gov]
FAQs, Fact Sheets, and Rule Summaries: Rule Flowchart - Texas CEQ [tceq.state.tx.us]
Other Information and Resources:
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