(a) The following fuels commonly or commercially known or sold as motor vehicle gasoline are hereby individually designated:
(1) Motor vehicle gasoline, unleaded—motor vehicle gasoline that contains no more than 0.05 gram of lead per gallon;
(2) Motor vehicle gasoline, leaded, premium—motor vehicle gasoline that contains more than 0.05 gram of lead per gallon and is sold as “premium;”
(3) Motor vehicle gasoline, leaded, non-premium—motor vehicle gasoline that contains more than 0.05 gram of lead per gallon but is not sold as “premium.”
The Act defines the term “motor vehicle” to mean any self-propelled vehicle designed for transporting persons or property on a street or highway. For purposes of this registration, however, gasoline specifically blended and marketed for motorcycles is excluded.
(b) All designated motor vehicle gasolines must be registered by September 7, 1976.
(c) In accordance with §§ 79.5(a)(2) and 79.11(f), and to the extent such information is known to the fuel manufacturer as a result of testing conducted for reasons other than fuel registration or reporting purposes, the fuel manufacturer shall furnish the data listed below. The highest, lowest, and average values of the listed characteristics/properties are to be reported. For initial registration, data shall be given for any 3-month or longer period prior to the date of submission. For annual reports thereafter, data shall be for the calendar year, except that if the first required annual report covers a period of less than a year, the data may be for such shorter period.
(1) Hydrocarbon composition (aromatic content, olefin content, saturate content), with the methods of analysis identified;
(2) Polynuclear organic material content, sulfur content, and trace element content, with the methods of analysis identified;
(3) Reid vapor pressure;
(4) Distillation temperatures (10 percent point, end point);
(5) Research octane number and motor octane number.
(d) In accordance with §§ 79.5(a)(2) and 79.11(f), and to the extent such information is known to the fuel manufacturer, he shall furnish summaries of any information developed by or specifically for him concerning the following items:
(1) Mechanisms of action of each additive he reports;
(2) Reactions between such additives and motor vehicle gasoline;
(3) Identification and measurement of the emission products of such additives when used in motor vehicle gasoline;
(4) Effects of such additives on all emissions;
(5) Toxicity and any other public health or welfare effects of the emission products of such additives;
(6) Effects of the emission products of such additives on the performance of emission control devices/systems. Such submissions shall be accompanied by a description of the test procedures used in obtaining the information. Information will be considered to be known to the fuel manufacturer if a report thereon has been prepared and circulated or distributed outside the research department or division.
[40 FR 52011, Nov. 7, 1975, as amended at 41 FR 21324, May 25, 1976]
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