For purposes of determining the percentage of ethanol in a gasoline-oxygenate blend for use as a fuel, the volume of ethanol includes the volume of any denaturant (including gasoline) that is added to the extent that these denaturants do not exceed the maximum volume percent specified in the latest standard established by ASTM International, except that no standard shall be less stringent than required by any California state law.
(Amended by Stats. 2015, Ch. 591, Sec. 17. (AB 808) Effective January 1, 2016.)
Terms Used In California Business and Professions Code 13440.5
- Gasoline-oxygenate blend: means a fuel consisting primarily of gasoline along with a substantial amount of one or more oxygenates that meets ASTM International Standard D4814. See California Business and Professions Code 13400
- State: means the State of California, unless applied to the different parts of the United States. See California Business and Professions Code 21