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Document ID (ISN)76895
CIS number 01-630
ISSN - Serial title 0378-7060 - Journal officiel des Communautés européennes - Official Journal of the European Communities
Year 1999
Convention or series no. 1999/96/CE 1999/96/EC
Title Dir. 1999/96/EC ... relating to ... the emission of gaseous and particulate pollutants from compression ignition engines for use in vehicles, and the emission of gaseous pollutants from pos. ignition engines ... [European Communities]
Original title Dir. 1999/96/CE ... concernant ... les émissions de gaz polluants et de particules polluantes provenant des moteurs à allumage par compression destinées à la propulsion des véhicules ... [Communautés européennes] [in French]
Bibliographic information 16 Feb. 2000, Vol.43, No.L 44, p.1-155.
Abstract This Directive (effective: 16 Feb. 2000) contains measures for the reduction of polluting emissions from vehicle engines. In annex: scope, definition and abbreviations, applications for EC type-approval, specifications and tests and conformity of production; information documents; test procedures; technical characteristics of reference for approval tests and to verify conformity of production; analytical and sampling systems; EC type-approval certificates; example of calculation procedures.
Descriptors (primary) European Communities; petroleum; pollution control; liquefied natural gas; exhaust gases; spark ignition engines
Descriptors (secondary) toxic effects; threshold limit values; diesel engines; taking of samples; smoke; hazard evaluation; law; toxicity evaluation; evaluation of results; approval; compliance tests; equipment testing; evaluation of technique
Document type A - Laws, regulations, directives
Country / State or ProvinceEuropean Union
Subject(s) Standards and directives with the force of law
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Pollution control