Legislative instrument details: VOC Paints Directive

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Legal name Directive 2004/42/CE of the European Parliament and of the Council of 21 April 2004 on the limitation of emissions of volatile organic compounds due to the use of organic solvents in certain paints and varnishes and vehicle refinishing products and amending Directive 1999/13/EC
Short name VOC Paints Directive
CELEX reference 32004L0042
Identification number 2004/42/EC
Issued by European Parliament and Council
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Valid from 21/04/2004
Abstract The purpose of this Directive is to limit the total content of VOCs in certain paints and varnishes and vehicle refinishing products in order to prevent or reduce air pollution resulting from the contribution of VOCs to the formation of tropospheric ozone. Art 1(1)

More information at http://ec.europa.eu/environment/air/pollutants/pai...
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DG Env review of reporting theme Air
Geographic scope European Union
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