Pre-Phase I stoves…
these were stoves that could not be manufactured after June 30, 1988.
However, stoves were sold at retail level for two more years.
Phase I program….
went into effect on July 1, 1988 and was effective through June 30, 1990.
Manufacturers were not aloud to build these stoves after this dead-line.
Again, these stoves were sold at retail level for two more years.
Phase II program…
went into effect on July 1, 1990 and is effective still today.
All models must re-certified by the manufacturers every 5 years under the Phase II program.