Carbon Monoxide Headquarters

CO & Motor Vehicles




Legislation and Dates Pertinent to Carbon Monoxide Emissions

Date of Legislation
Allowable CO Emission/Action
Law Number
Australia
. .
from Jan. 7, 1976
24.3 g/km
Australian Design Rule 27A
from Jan. 2, 1986
9.3 g/km
ADR 37-00
. Catalytic converters required ADR 37-00
. Unleaded petrol required .
from Jan. 1, 1997
2.1 g/km
ADR 37-01
USA
. .
from 1975
9.3 g/km
.
from 1981
2.1 g/km
.

Ref. - Routley, V.H. & Ozanne-Smith, J. (1998) The impact of catalytic converters on motor vehicle exhaust gas suicides. Med. J. Australia, 168, 65-67.



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