I was surfing the web for info on tire inner tubes and stumbled across this
regulation for California.
California Vehicle Code
27455. (a) On and after January 1, 1975, no person shall sell or offer
for sale an inner tube for use in a radial tire unless, at the time of
manufacture, the tube valve stem is colored red or is distinctly marked in
accordance with rules and regulations adopted by the department, taking
into consideration the recommendations of manufacturers of inner tubes.
(b) No person shall install an inner tube in a radial tire unless the inner
tube is designed for use in a radial tire.
Added Ch. 741, Stats. 1973. Effective September 25, 1973 by terms of an
I don't recall ever having seen a red valve stem but then I am in Michigan.
Do inner tubes cause cancer in people in CA along with just about anything
else sold in a can? Is there anything that isn't regulated in CA?
1966 AH Sprite