40 CFR 80.62 - Vehicle test procedures to place vehicles in emitter group sub-fleets.
One of the two following test procedures must be used to screen candidate vehicles for their exhaust THC emissions to place them within the emitter group sub-fleets in accordance with the requirements of § 80.60.
(a) Candidate vehicles may be tested for their exhaust THC emissions using the Federal test procedure as detailed in 40 CFR part 86, with gasoline conforming to requirements detailed in 40 CFR 86.113-90. The results shall be used in accordance with the requirements in § 80.60 to place the vehicles within their respective emitter groups.
(b) Alternatively, candidate vehicles may be screened for their exhaust THC emissions with the IM240 short test procedure. 1 The results from the IM240 shall be converted into results comparable with the standard exhaust FTP as detailed in this paragraph (b) to place the vehicles within their respective emitter groups in accordance with the requirements of § 80.60.
1 EPA Technical Report EPA-AA-TSS-91-1. Copies may be obtained by ordering publication number PB92104405 from the National Technical Information Service, 5285 Port Royal Road, Springfield, Virginia 22161.
(1) A candidate vehicle with IM240 test results <0.367 grams THC per vehicle mile shall be classified as a normal emitter.
(2) A candidate vehicle with IM240 test results ≥0.367 grams THC per vehicle mile shall be classified as a higher emitter.