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Chapter 173-901 WAC

Last Update: 10/19/12

BETTER BRAKES

WAC Sections

Purpose.
Applicability—Who must comply with the chapter?
Applicability—Which friction materials must comply with this chapter?
Definitions.
Prohibition on the sale of certain brake friction materials.
Self-certification of compliance.
Which laboratories must a manufacturer of brake friction material use to certify compliance with this chapter?
How to test brake friction materials and report results.
Marked proof of certification.
Environmental compliance marking.
Reporting requirements for brake friction material manufacturers.
How will the department establish baseline concentration levels for copper, antimony, nickel, and zinc?
Applying for an exemption.
Process for reviewing an exemption application.
Brake friction material manufactured as part of an original equipment service contract (OESC).
Responsibilities of wholesalers, distributors, installers, and retailers of brake friction materials.
Responsibilities of vehicle manufacturers, vehicle dealers, and other people selling motor vehicles.
Enforcement—Violations—Penalties.