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The California Air Resources board California Air Resources Board (CARB) is the "clean air agency" of the state of California in the United States. Established originally in 1967, it is a part of the California Environmental Protection Agency, an organization which reports directly to the California  has banned in-home ozone air purifiers An air purifier is a device which removes contaminants from air. Whilst marketed as being of particularly beneficit to allergy sufferers and asthmatics and to reduce second-hand tobacco smoke. , citing studies that found they can worsen lung conditions such as asthma, even though many manufacturers claim they help prevent such conditions. The regulation requires testing and certification of all kinds of air purifiers. Any that emit too much ozone will be banned. "State government needed to set up [its] own standards on air purifiers because many [marketers] indeed are deceiving the public," former Assemblywoman Fran Pavley Fran Pavley is a Democratic politician and previously served as a California Assemblywoman and as the first mayor of the Southern California community of Agoura Hills. She served as a Mayor and Councilmember for four terms.  told the Los Angeles Times Los Angeles Times

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Title Annotation:STATELINE
Publication:State Legislatures
Article Type:Brief article
Geographic Code:1USA
Date:Dec 1, 2007
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