EMC Promulgated Test Methods
These methods have been proposed or promulgated in the Federal Register and codified in the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR).
Information Related to Test Methods
|Chronology of Test Methods (PDF)||March 2020|
|Test Methods and Performance Specifications for Air Emission Sources; Final Rule - FR Notice 10/7/2020||October 2020|
|Revisions to Test Methods and Testing Regulations; Final Rule 11/14/2018||November 2018|
|Revisions to Test Methods and Testing Regulations; Final Rule, 8/30/2016 (PDF)(28 pp, 993 K, About PDF)||August 2016|
|Revisions to Test Methods and Testing Regulations; Final Rule, 02/17/2014 (PDF)(68 pp, 1.8 MB, About PDF)||February 2014|
|Amendments for Testing and Monitoring Provisions; Final Rule, 10/17/2000 (PDF)(531 pp, 4.8 MB, About PDF)||October 2000|
|Response to Comments on "Amendments for Testing and Monitoring Provisions"||August 1997|
|Amendments for Testing and Monitoring Provisions; Proposed Rule (PDF)(9 pp, 230 K, About PDF)||August 1997|
The methods carry an xx, 1xx, 2xx, or 3xx alphanumeric designation. The xx, 1xx, and 3xx numbered methods are directly cited by specific regulations for determining compliance under 40 CFR Parts 60, 61, and 63, and may be used by sources for application as cited by the regulations and the method itself without further EPA approval.
The 2xx series methods are promulgated to facilitate incorporation in applicable State Implementation Plans. The 2xx methods, like the xx, 1xx, and 3xx series methods, include quality control and quality assurance procedures that must be met.
Federal Register proposed test methods have been published in the Federal Register as proposed rules, but have not yet been promulgated.
On each test method page, there is a printable version of the method in PDF.