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DEC Certified PERC Dry Cleaning Equipment

Part 232 requires that all new Perchloroethylene dry cleaning facilities (i.e., shops opened on or after May 15, 1997 -- the day Part 232 went into effect) MUST be equipped with ONLY NEW fourth generation equipment. Additionally, when replacing equipment, existing facilities MUST install only NEW fourth generation dry-cleaning machines.

Facility owners needing a new machine (to outfit a new shop, replace an old machine, or add an additional machine), are required to install machines from the following list of NYSDEC Certified fourth generation dry-cleaning machines only.

The date of June 26, 2003 is significant to existing perchloroethylene dry cleaning facilities with third generation equipment. Part 232 required owners or managers of these facilities to upgrade their third generation dry cleaning machines or replace them with new fourth generation machines within four years of the effective date of the regulation, that is, by May 15, 2001. The Department, however, announced on February 13, 2001 that it would delay enforcement of these requirements until nine months after the first fourth generation perchloroethylene dry cleaning machine was certified per §232.13. The first perchloroethylene dry cleaning machine was NYS certified on September 26, 2002. Thus, enforcement started on June 26, 2003.

Therefore, please note that owners or managers of such dry cleaning facilities which were not in compliance with either paragraph 232.6(b)(3)(iii) [Stand-Alone Facilities] or 232.6(b)(6)(iii) [Mixed-Use Facilities] were required to take appropriate steps to bring these facilities into compliance no later than June 26, 2003. Facilities which are not currently in compliance are subject to enforcement and possible penalties (fines).

PLEASE NOTE: The Department previously maintained a list of "Interim Approved" fourth generation dry cleaning machines which were warranted by their manufacturers to meet all Part 232 equipment content and performance standards. The Interim Approved list expired on June 25, 2003. As of June 26, 2003, only New York State Certified dry cleaning equipment can now be installed for use in New York State.

NOTE TO DRY CLEANING EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURERS: The perchloroethylene dry cleaning facilities regulation, 6 NYCRR Part 232, requires manufacturers of any new closed-loop dry cleaning machines, converted dry cleaning machines, door fan systems, or add-on secondary control systems, to have their equipment certified by New York State (NYS) to meet the performance and testing standards of §232.6 and §232.13.

It is unlawful for any person to sell, offer for sale, cause to be offered for sale, lease or represent new closed-loop perchloroethylene dry cleaning equipment or other related machines or systems anywhere in New York State unless such equipment has been fully tested and Certified by the DEC as meeting the design and performance standards of Part 232.

An independent testing organization, Environmental Risk Management, Incorporated, (ERMI) has been authorized by DEC to offer the required testing and evaluation services necessary for manufacturers and vendors of perchloroethylene dry cleaning equipment or related machines and systems to obtain §232.13 certification. Equipment manufacturers and vendors should contact ERMI, Inc. directly to schedule the testing of their dry cleaning equipment. Note that all costs for testing and certification will be born by the equipment manufacturers and vendors. The contact information for ERMI, Inc. is as follows:

ERMI, Inc.
1026 West El Norte Parkway
Suite 209
Escondido, CA 92026
Phone: (760) 291-0060
Fax: (760) 291-0090
Attn: Craig Douglas



NYSDEC Certified Fourth Generation Perchloroethylene Dry Cleaning Machines

The following tables list by manufacturer all NYSDEC certified equipment:

  • AMA Universal
  • Bowe Textile Cleaning USA, Inc.
  • Columbia Drycleaning Machines/ILSA
  • Firbimatic
  • GreenTech
  • Hoffman/New Yorker, Inc.
  • Hoyt Corporation
  • Multimatic Corporation
  • Realstar USA
  • Renzacci S.p.A.
  • Sail Star USA, Inc.
  • Sovrana
  • UNION Drycleaning Products USA

MANUFACTURER:

AMA Universal
11438-W Cronridge Drive
Owings Mills, Maryland 21117
Phone: (443) 394-0533
Fax: (443) 394-0537
Contact: Mr. Joel Franklin, Executive Vice-President
Certification Date: October 27, 2003

AMA Universal Fourth Generation Perchloroethylene Dry Cleaning Machines
Model Series Model Number Capacity (pounds) Maximum Number of Loads Between Carbon Regenerations1
Lindus Millennium ML-60 60 Every 80 loads or once per week, whichever occurs first
Lindus 600-R 60 Every 80 loads or once per week, whichever occurs first
Lindus Millennium ML-80 80 Every 60 loads or once per week, whichever occurs first
Lindus 800-R 80 Every 60 loads or once per week, whichever occurs first

MANUFACTURER:

Bowe Textile Cleaning Company
1855 Lindbergh Street
Suite 100
Charlotte, NC 28208
Tel: 1-800-287-0870 ext. 3160
Fax: 704-264-2920
Contact: Bill Morgal, Senior Technical Service Advisor
Certification Dates:
Models P-12, P-15, P-20, P-25, P-536, P-546: November 1, 2002;
Models P-18, P-21, P-26, P-30: January 2, 2004.

Bowe Textile Cleaning USA, Inc. Fourth Generation Perchloroethylene Dry Cleaning Machines
Model Series Model Number Capacity
(Pounds)
Maximum Number of Loads Between Carbon Regeneration1, 2
Bowe Permac P-12 30 Every 30 loads or once per week, whichever occurs first
Bowe Permac P-15 33 Every 30 loads or once per week, whichever occurs first
Bowe Permac PX16 33 Every 30 loads or once per week, whichever occurs first
Bowe Permac P-18 40 Every 30 loads or once per week, whichever occurs first
Bowe Permac PX19 40 Every 30 loads or once per week, whichever occurs first
Bowe Permac P-20 44 Every 20 loads or once per week, whichever occurs first
Bowe Permac P-21 46 Every 60 loads or once per week, whichever occurs first
Bowe Permac P-25 55 Every 20 loads or once per week, whichever occurs first
Bowe Permac P-26 55 Every 60 loads or once per week, whichever occurs first
Bowe Permac P-30 66 Every 60 loads or once per week, whichever occurs first
Bowe Permac P-536 36 Every 50 loads or once per week, whichever occurs first
Bowe Permac P-546 46 Every 50 loads or once per week, whichever occurs first

MANUFACTURER:

Columbia Drycleaning Machines/ILSA
231 Edison Avenue
West Babylon, NY 11704
Tel: 631-293-7571
800-446-5634
Fax: 631-293-7863
Contact: Mr. Stephen Languilli
Certification Date: September 25, 2002

Columbia Drycleaning Machines/ILSA Fourth Generation Perchloroethylene Dry Cleaning Machines
Model Series Model Number Capacity (pounds) Maximum Number of Loads Between Carbon Regenerations1
Pronto Series
Model 240
225 25 Every 75 loads or once per week, whichever occurs first
Pronto Series
Model 240
230 30 Every 65 loads or once per week, whichever occurs first
Pronto Series
Model 240
240 40 Every 60 loads or once per week, whichever occurs first
T.D. Mach-1: Series
Model 1:80
1.35 35 Every 150 loads or once per week, whichever occurs first
T.D. Mach-1: Series
Model 1:80
1.45 45 Every 125 loads or once per week, whichever occurs first
T.D. Mach-1: Series
Model 1:80
1.55 55 Every 125 loads or once per week, whichever occurs first
T.D. Mach-1: Series
Model 1:80
1.65 65 Every 100 loads or once per week, whichever occurs first
T.D. Mach-1: Series
Model 1:80
1.80 80 Every 100 loads or once per week, whichever occurs first
T.D. Mach-2: Series
Model 2:80
2.40 40 Every 200 loads or once per week, whichever occurs first
T.D. Mach-2: Series
Model 2:80
2.50 50 Every 150 loads or once per week, whichever occurs first
T.D. Mach-2: Series
Model 2:80
2.55 55 Every 150 loads or once per week, whichever occurs first
T.D. Mach-2: Series
Model 2:80
2.65 65 Every 125 loads or once per week, whichever occurs first
T.D. Mach-2: Series
Model 2:80
2.80 80 Every 125 loads or once per week, whichever occurs first
MEC Major/
2F Series
Model 360
330 30 Every 65 loads or once per week, whichever occurs first
MEC Major/
2F Series
Model 360
340 40 Every 60 loads or once per week, whichever occurs first
MEC Major/
2F Series
Model 360
350 50 Every 50 loads or once per week, whichever occurs first
MEC Major/
2F Series
Model 360
360 55 Every 50 loads or once per week, whichever occurs first

MANUFACTURER:

Firbimatic
11972-L Oak Creek Parkway
Huntley, IL 60142
Phone: 847-515-2345
Fax: 847-515-2444
Contact: Michael Hurd
Certification Date: February 27, 2003

Firbimatic Fourth Generation Perchloroethylene Dry Cleaning Machines
Model Series Model Number Capacity (pounds) Maximum Number of Loads Between Carbon Regenerations1
Firbimatic Vortex 95
2040
90 Every 80 loads or once a week, whichever occurs first
Firbimatic Vortex 80
2032
80 Every 80 loads or once a week, whichever occurs first
Firbimatic Petite 35 35 Every 50 loads or once a week, whichever occurs first
Firbimatic Axial 35 35 Every 80 loads or once a week, whichever occurs first
Firbimatic Petite 40
S 2018
40 Every 80 loads or once a week, whichever occurs first
Firbimatic Vortex 40
2018
40 Every 80 loads or once a week, whichever occurs first
Firbimatic Axial 40
918
40 Every 80 loads or once a week, whichever occurs first
Firbimatic Petite 50
S 2020
40 Every 100 loads or once a week, whichever occurs first
Firbimatic Vortex 60
2025
60 Every 100 loads or once a week, whichever occurs first
Firbimatic Vortex 50
2020
50 Every 100 loads or once a week, whichever occurs first
Firbimatic Axial 60
925
60 Every 100 loads or once a week, whichever occurs first

MANUFACTURER:

GreenTech
14-53 118 Street
College Point, NY 11356
Phone: 646-523-6535
Fax: 718-321-7482
Contact: Mike Sohn
Certification Date: February 27, 2003

GreenTech Fourth Generation Perchloroethylene Dry Cleaning Machines
Model Series Model Number Capacity (pounds) Maximum Number of Loads Between Carbon Regenerations1
Firbimatic
GreenTech
F 8000 90 Every 80 loads or once a week, whichever occurs first
Firbimatic
GreenTech
SQ35 35 Every 50 loads or once a week, whichever occurs first
Firbimatic
GreenTech
F 4000 40 Every 80 loads or once a week, whichever occurs first
Firbimatic
GreenTech
SQ40 40 Every 80 loads or once a week, whichever occurs first
Firbimatic
GreenTech
F 5000 50 Every 100 loads or once a week, whichever occurs first
Firbimatic
GreenTech
F 6000 60 Every 100 loads or once a week, whichever occurs first

MANUFACTURER:

Hoffman/New Yorker, Inc.
25 Lackawanna Place
Bloomfield, NJ 07003
Phone: 973-748-0500
Fax: 973-748-1341
Contact: Richard Greco
Certification Date: December 3, 2003

Hoffman/New Yorker, Inc. Fourth Generation Perchloroethylene Dry Cleaning Machines
Model Series Model Number Capacity (pounds) Maximum Number of Loads Between Carbon Regenerations1
EcoSystem 2010-35 35 Every 40 loads or once a week, whichever occurs first
EcoSystem 2010-45 45 Every 40 loads or once a week, whichever occurs first
EcoSystem 2010-55 55 Every 35 loads or once a week, whichever occurs first
EcoSystem 2010-80 80 Every 30 loads or once a week, whichever occurs first
Horizon Model 45 45 Every 40 loads or once a week, whichever occurs first
Horizon Model 55 55 Every 35 loads or once a week, whichever occurs first
Horizon Model 80 80 Every 30 loads or once a week, whichever occurs first

MANUFACTURER:

Hoyt Corporation
251 Forge Road
Westport, MA 02790-1141
Phone: (800) 343-9411
(508) 636-8811
Fax: (508) 636-2088
Contact: Mr. John Olinger, President
Certification Date: February 6, 2003

Hoyt Corporation Fourth Generation Perchloroethylene Dry Cleaning Machines
Model Series Model Number Capacity (pounds) Maximum Number of Loads Between Carbon Regenerations1
Sentinel Perc 35 35 Every 20 loads or once a week, whichever occurs first
Sentinel Perc 50 50 Every 17 loads or once a week, whichever occurs first
Sentinel Perc 65 65 Every 32 loads or once a week, whichever occurs first

MANUFACTURER:

Maestrelli
300 Oriskany Blvd.
Yorkville, NY 13495
Phone: (315) 765-9080
Contact: Mr. Joseph Pepe
Certification Date: October 2, 2007

Maestrelli Fourth Generation Perchloroethylene Dry Cleaning Machines
Model Series Model Number Capacity (pounds) Maximum Number of Loads Between Carbon Regenerations1
Maestrelli Energy ICEPER 450 55 Every 54 loads or once a week, whichever occurs first

MANUFACTURER:

Multimatic Corporation
162 Veterans Drive
Northvale, NJ 07647
Phone: (201) 767-9660
Fax: (201) 767-7037
Contact: Mr. Ron Velli, National Sales Manager
Certification Date: January 23, 2003

Multimatic Corporation Fourth Generation Perchloroethylene Dry Cleaning Machines
Model Series Model Number Capacity
(Pounds)
Maximum Number of Loads Between Carbon Regenerations1
SL SL 304
(Shop Star 255 & Legend L-305)
30 Every 40 loads or once per week, whichever occurs first
SL SL 304 (Slimline)
(Legend LS-305 Slimline)
30 Every 40 loads or once per week, whichever occurs first
SL SL 404
(Shop Star 305 & Legend L-405)
40 Every 40 loads or once per week, whichever occurs first
SL SL 504
(Shop Star 385 & Legend L-505)
50 Every 40 loads or once per week, whichever occurs first
SL SL 654
(Shop Star 505 & Legend L-655)
65 Every 40 loads or once per week, whichever occurs first
SL SL 754
(Shop Star 605 & Legend L)
75 Every 40 loads or once per week, whichever occurs first

MANUFACTURER:

Realstar USA
10 Southwoods Parkway - Suite 100
Hapeville, GA 30354
Phone: 1-888-822-7827
Fax: 404-363-8699
Contact: Tom Medlin
Certification Date: February 27, 2003

Realstar USA Fourth Generation Perchloroethylene Dry Cleaning Machines
Model Series Model Number Capacity (pounds) Maximum Number of Loads Between Carbon Regenerations1
Realstar M 803 90 Every 80 loads or once a week, whichever occurs first
Realstar M 703 80 Every 80 loads or once a week, whichever occurs first
Realstar T 280 35 Every 50 loads or once a week, whichever occurs first
Realstar M 280 35 Every 80 loads or once a week, whichever occurs first
Realstar T 343 40 Every 80 loads or once a week, whichever occurs first
Realstar M 343 40 Every 80 loads or once a week, whichever occurs first
Realstar M 340 40 Every 80 loads or once a week, whichever occurs first
Realstar T 403 50 Every 100 loads or once a week, whichever occurs first
Realstar M 503 60 Every 100 loads or once a week, whichever occurs first
Realstar M 403 50 Every 100 loads or once a week, whichever occurs first
Realstar M 500 60 Every 100 loads or once a week, whichever occurs first

MANUFACTURER:

Renzacci S.p.A.
06012 Citta di Castello (PG) Italy
Certification Dates:
Models Serena Green 601 R2001, Planet 65 R 2001, Planet 80 R 2001, Serena Green 800 R2001: July 15, 2004
All other models: May 15, 2003

Renzacci S.p.A. Fourth Generation Perchloroethylene Dry Cleaning Machines
Model Series Model Number Capacity (pounds) Maximum Number of Loads Between Carbon Regenerations1
Renzacci Planet 80 R 2001 80 Every 60 loads or once a week, whichever occurs first
Renzacci Serena Green 800 R 2001 80 Every 80 loads or once a week, whichever occurs first
Renzacci Serena Green 601 R 2001 65 Every 80 loads or once a week, whichever occurs first
Renzacci Planet 65 R 2001 65 Every 80 loads or once a week, whichever occurs first
Renzacci Serena Green 550 R2001 55 Every 54 loads or once a week, whichever occurs first
Renzacci Planet 55 R 2001 55 Every 54 loads or once a week, whichever occurs first
Renzacci Planet 55 Club R2001 55 Every 54 loads or once a week, whichever occurs first
Renzacci Planet 45 R 2001 45 Every 66 loads or once a week, whichever occurs first
Renzacci Planet 45 Club R2001 45 Every 66 loads or once a week, whichever occurs first
Renzacci Serena Green 480 R2001 45 Every 66 loads or once a week, whichever occurs first
Renzacci Serena 480dc Class R2001 45 Every 66 loads or once a week, whichever occurs first
Renzacci Speed Master R2001 35 Every 78 loads or once a week, whichever occurs first
Renzacci Planet 35 R2001 35 Every 78 loads or once a week, whichever occurs first
Renzacci Planet 35 Club R2001 35 Every 78 loads or once a week, whichever occurs first
Renzacci Serena Green 380 R2001 35 Every 81 loads or once a week, whichever occurs first
Renzacci Serena 380dc Class R2001 35 Every 81 loads or once a week, whichever occurs first
Renzacci Planet 30 R2001 30 Every 81 loads or once a week, whichever occurs first
Renzacci Planet 30 Club R2001 30 Every 81 loads or once a week, whichever occurs first

MANUFACTURER:

Sail Star USA, Inc.
1855 Lindbergh Street
Charlotte, NC 28208
Phone: (704) 393-2452
Fax: (704) 393-3257
Contact: Mr. Tony Franklin, President
Certification Date: January 14, 2003 (SP 325 & SP 330: April 20, 2007)

Sail Star USA, Inc. Fourth Generation Perchloroethylene Dry Cleaning Machines
Model Series Model Number Capacity (pounds) Maximum Number of Loads Between Carbon Regenerations1
SailStar SP 325 25 Every 25 loads or once per week, whichever occurs first
SailStar SP 330 30 Every 25 loads or once per week, whichever occurs first
SailStar P 430 30 Every 25 loads or once per week, whichever occurs first
SailStar P 440 40 Every 25 loads or once per week, whichever occurs first
SailStar P 460 60 Every 25 loads or once per week, whichever occurs first
Lindus ML 35 30 Every 25 loads or once per week, whichever occurs first
Lindus ML 45 40 Every 25 loads or once per week, whichever occurs first
Lindus ML 60 60 Every 25 loads or once per week, whichever occurs first

MANUFACTURER:

Sovrana
80 Bergen Turnpike
Little Ferry, NJ 07643
Phone: 201-373-0088
Fax: 201-373-0099
Contact: Robert Lee
Certification Date: February 27, 2003

Sovrana Fourth Generation Perchloroethylene Dry Cleaning Machines
Model Series Model Number Capacity (pounds) Maximum Number of Loads Between Carbon Regenerations1
Victory/
Sorvana
A 90 90 Every 80 loads or once a week, whichever occurs first
Victory/
Sorvana
A 80 80 Every 80 loads or once a week, whichever occurs first
Victory/
Sorvana
A 40 40 Every 80 loads or once a week, whichever occurs first
Victory/
Sorvana
V 40 40 Every 80 loads or once a week, whichever occurs first
Victory/
Sorvana
A 60 60 Every 100 loads or once a week, whichever occurs first
Victory/
Sorvana
A 50 50 Every 100 loads or once a week, whichever occurs first
Victory/
Sorvana
V 60 50 Every 100 loads or once a week, whichever occurs first

MANUFACTURER:

UNION Drycleaning Products USA
10 Southwoods Parkway - Suite 100
Hapeville, GA 30354
Phone: 1-800-433-9401
Fax: 404-361-2454
Contact: Vic Williams
Certification Date: February 27, 2003

UNION Drycleaning Products USA Fourth Generation Perchloroethylene Dry Cleaning Machines
Model Series Model Number Capacity (pounds) Maximum Number of Loads Between Carbon Regenerations1
Union L 890 U2000 90 Every 80 loads or once a week, whichever occurs first
Union L 880 U2000 80 Every 80 loads or once a week, whichever occurs first
Union P 735 U2000 35 Every 50 loads or once a week, whichever occurs first
Union L 735 U2000 35 Every 80 loads or once a week, whichever occurs first
Union P 840 U2000 40 Every 80 loads or once a week, whichever occurs first
Union L 840 U2000 40 Every 80 loads or once a week, whichever occurs first
Union L 740 U2000 40 Every 80 loads or once a week, whichever occurs first
Union P 850 U2000 50 Every 100 loads or once a week, whichever occurs first
Union L 860 U2000 60 Every 100 loads or once a week, whichever occurs first
Union L 850 U2000 50 Every 100 loads or once a week, whichever occurs first
Union L 760 U2000 60 Every 100 loads or once a week, whichever occurs first
Union L 765 U2000 60 Every 100 loads or once a week, whichever occurs first

Footnotes

1 Part 232 requires that the carbon beds on these machines MUST be regenerated at least WEEKLY. If, in a calendar week, the facility processes more loads than the number listed below, the carbon must be regenerated more frequently as indicated.

2 The carbon bed on these machines is automatically regenerated at the end of every dry cleaning cycle; however, maintenance regeneration is still required once a week or every 50 loads, whichever occurs first.