Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Environmental Quality
Air Pollution Control Board
Existing Stationary Sources [9 VAC 5 ‑ 40]
This action is part of the regulatory reform initiative.
Repeal of Consumer Product Regulations (Articles 39, 42, 49 and 50) ( Rev. A12)
Action 3663
General Information
Action Summary Articles 39, 42, 49, and 50 of 9VAC5-40 (Existing Stationary Sources) are consumer product regulations that reduce volatile organic compound (VOC) emissions to the atmosphere. Article 39 controls VOC emissions from asphalt paving operations throughout Virginia. Within the Northern Virginia and Fredericksburg VOC Control Areas, Article 42 controls VOC emissions from portable fuel container spillage, Article 49 controls VOC emissions from architectural and industrial maintenance coatings, and Article 50 controls VOC emissions from consumer products. The provisions of Articles 39, 42, 49 and 50 have been duplicated and updated in a new chapter, 9VAC5-45 (Consumer and Commercial Products). This regulatory action repeals the older, outdated consumer product regulations in 9VAC5-40.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project Yes  [003114]
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
6149 Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 09/27/2012.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Gary E. Graham 
Address: 629 East Main Street
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address:
Phone: (804)698-4103    FAX: (804)698-4510    TDD: ()-