Gasoline having the following specifications will be used by the Administrator except that the Administrator will not use gasoline having a sulfur specification higher than 0.0045 weight percent. Gasoline having the specifications set forth in the table in this section, or substantially equivalent specifications approved by the Administrator, may be used by the manufacturer except that the octane specification does not apply. In lieu of using gasoline having these specifications, the manufacturer may, for certification testing, use gasoline having the specifications specified in § 86.113-04 provided the cold CO emissions are not decreased. Documentation showing that cold CO emissions are not decreased must be maintained by the manufacturer and must be made available to the Administrator upon request. The table listing the cold CO fuel specifications described in the text in this section follows:
Table—Cold CO Fuel Specifications
Cold CO low octane value or range
Cold CO high octane 1 value or range
(RON MON)/2, min
10% point, deg.F.
50% point, deg.F.
90% point, deg.F.
EP, max, deg.F
Sulfur, wt. %
Phosphorous, g/U.S gal, max
Lead, g/gal, max
Olefins, vol. pct
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Aromatics, vol. pct
1 Gasoline having these specifications may be used for vehicles which are designed for the use of high-octane premium fuel.
[65 FR 6850, Feb. 10, 2000]
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