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VOC Map for Brickform Products

Map of VOC Regulations for Architectural and Industrial Maintenance Sealers in the United States


Scroll down for Brickform Sealers available for use in each of these regulatory areas


   
US E.P.A. VOC Limits
Concrete Curing and Sealing Compounds 700 g/L
Waterproofing Sealers and Treatments 600 g/L


United States Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA) – National Architectural and Industrial Maintenance (AIM) Coatings rule. In 1998, the US EPA issued a nationwide AIM rule limiting emissions from volatile organic compounds (VOC) pursuant with the Clean Air Act. Solomon Colors Sealers that are compliant with the National EPA Volatile Organic Compound Emission Standards levels for Architectural Coatings are shown below:

Concrete Curing and Sealing Compounds: (< 700 g/L VOC)

  • Cure & Seal 309 (< 100 VOC, < 350 VOC)
  • Cure & Seal 1315 (< 350 VOC, < 650 VOC)
  • Satin Cure & Seal


Film Forming / Waterproofing Sealers: (< 600 g/L VOC)

  • Poly-Seal® (< 100 VOC, < 400 VOC, < 600 VOC)
  • Gem-Seal (< 100 VOC, < 400 VOC, < 600 VOC)
  • Safety-Seal (< 100 VOC, < 400 VOC)
  • Poly-Tint
  • Stealth-Seal
  • Brickform Satin-Seal®

   
Lake Michigan Air Directors Consortium (LADCO) VOC Limits
Film Forming Cure & Seals 400 g/L
Waterproofing Concrete / Masonry Sealers 400 g/L


Solomon sealer that comply with the State VOC levels suggested by Lake Michigan Air Directors Consortium (LADCO). LADCO advises to use OTC Model Rule 2002 (Phase I) for Architectural Coatings. Illinois, Indiana, and Ohio are the only LADCO member states that have adopted these levels. Michigan and Wisconsin are members of LADCO but still observes the US EPA AIM VOC levels.

Film Forming Cure and Seals:

  • Cure & Seal 309 (< 100 VOC, < 350)
  • Cure & Seal 1315 (< 350 VOC)
  • Satin Cure & Seal


Waterproofing Concrete / Masonry Sealers:

  • Poly-Seal® (< 100 VOC, < 400 VOC)
  • Gem-Seal (< 100 VOC, < 400 VOC)
  • Safety-Seal (< 100 VOC, < 400 VOC)
  • Poly-Tint
  • Stealth-Seal
  • Brickform Satin-Seal®

   
Ozone Transport Commission (OTC) Phase I VOC Limits
Film Forming Cure & Seals 400 g/L
Waterproofing Concrete / Masonry Sealers 400 g/L


Solomon Products that comply with the State VOC levels that follow the Ozone Transport Commission’s Model Rule 2002 (Phase I) for Architectural Coatings:

Film Forming Cure & Seals: (< 400 VOC)

  • Cure & Seal 309 (< 100 VOC or < 350 VOC)
  • Cure & Seal 1315 (< 350 VOC)
  • Satin Cure & Seal (< 100 VOC)


Waterproofing Concrete / Masonry Sealers:

  • Poly-Seal® (< 100 VOC, < 400 VOC)
  • Gem-Seal (< 100 VOC, < 400 VOC)
  • Safety-Seal (< 100 VOC, < 400 VOC)
  • Poly-Tint
  • Stealth-Seal
  • Brickform Satin-Seal®

   
Ozone Transport Commission (OTC) PHASE II  
Concrete / Masonry Sealer 100 g/L


Solomon Sealers that comply with the State VOC levels that follow the Ozone Transport Commission’s Model Rule 2009-12 (Phase II) for Architectural Coatings are shown below.

Concrete / Masonry Sealers: (Includes Cure and Seals)

  • Cure & Seal 309 (< 100 VOC)
  • Satin Cure & Seal
  • Poly-Seal® (< 100 VOC)
  • Gem-Seal (< 100 VOC)
  • Safety-Seal (< 100 VOC)
  • Stealth-Seal
  • Brickform Satin-Seal®

**All states colored green indicate that there are mixed VOC regulations within the state. Please consult the local regulations in your area for more information. As general guidance, please see the information below:


Arizona: Most of Arizona follows the EPA established levels shown above. Maricopa County (Phoenix area) adopted the level shown below for concrete sealers.



Related Links:


   
Arizona’s Maricopa County Rule 335  
Waterproofing Sealers (Includes Cure and Seals) 400 g/L


Solomon Sealers that comply

  • Cure & Seal 309 (< 100 VOC, < 350)
  • Cure & Seal 1315 (< 350 VOC)
  • Satin Cure & Seal
  • Poly-Seal® (< 100 VOC, < 400 VOC)
  • Gem-Seal (< 100 VOC, < 400 VOC)
  • Safety-Seal (< 100 VOC, < 400 VOC)
  • Poly-Tint
  • Stealth-Seal
  • Brickform Satin-Seal®

California: Please consult the local regulations in your area. For a summary of AIM levels by county, please see the following link:VOC Limits



Related Links:

  • For more information on California’s SCAQMD Rule 1113: Rule 1113

   
CARB and SCAQMD levels VOC
Concrete / Masonry Sealer (includes Cure and Seals) 100 g/L


Solomon Sealers that comply

  • Cure & Seal 309 (< 100 VOC)
  • Satin Cure & Seal
  • Poly-Seal® (< 100 VOC)
  • Gem-Seal (< 100 VOC)
  • Safety-Seal (< 100 VOC)
  • Stealth-Seal
  • Brickform Satin-Seal®

Utah: Counties of Box Elder, Cache, Davis, Salt Lake, Tooele, Utah, and Weber adopted VOC levels shown below. Link to Utah Regulations



   
Utah– R307-361 Architectural Coatings VOC
Concrete / Masonry Sealer (includes Cure and Seals) 100 g/L


Solomon Sealers that comply

Concrete / Masonry Sealers: (Includes Cure and Seals)



  • Cure & Seal 309 (< 100 VOC)
  • Satin Cure & Seal
  • Poly-Seal® (< 100 VOC)
  • Gem-Seal (< 100 VOC)
  • Safety-Seal (< 100 VOC)
  • Stealth-Seal
  • Brickform Satin-Seal®

Virginia: Virginia Department of Environmental Quality – 9 VAC 5, Chapter 45, Part II, Article 5 Virginia EPA Document Link.



**The levels below apply to the following counties in Northern Virginia: Arlington County, Fairfax county, Loudoun county, Prince William county, Strafford county, Alexandria city, Fairfax city, falls church city, Manassas city, Manassas park city; Fredericksburg: Spotsylvania county, Fredericksburg city; Richmond: Charles city county, Chesterfield county, Hanover county, Henrico county, Prince George county, Colonial Heights city, Hopewell city, Petersburg city, Richmond city



   
Virginia -9VAC5 CHAPTER 45  
Waterproofing Sealers (Includes Cure and Seals) 400 g/L


Solomon Sealers that comply

  • Cure & Seal 309 (< 100 VOC, < 350)
  • Cure & Seal 1315 (< 350 VOC)
  • Satin Cure & Seal
  • Poly-Seal® (< 100 VOC, < 400 VOC)
  • Gem-Seal (< 100 VOC, < 400 VOC)
  • Safety-Seal (< 100 VOC, < 400 VOC)
  • Poly-Tint
  • Stealth-Seal
  • Brickform Satin-Seal®

Acronyms:



  • AIM: Architectural and Industrial Maintenance Coatings
  • CARB: California Air Resource Board (California EPA ARB)
  • EPA: Environmental Protection Agency (US)
  • LADCO: Lake Michigan Air Directors Consortium
  • OTC: Ozone Transport Commission
  • SCAQMD: South Coast Air Quality Management District (Southern California)
  • VOC: Volatile Organic Compound


All stated facts are for informational purposes only and are based solely on information known to Solomon Colors as of the date of this document’s publication. Please consult your federal, state, and local regulations. This information is for guidance purposes only.