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HEADS UP! CDFA Webinar Tomorrow Regarding Obsolete Motor Oil

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July 20, 2016 • PQIA Quality Reports

CDFA DMS Pre-Rulemaking Webinar Regarding Motor Oil [Obsolete and Special Purpose Classifications] (AB 808) California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) is conducting a series of pre-rulemaking webinars to solicit additional input from stakeholders to assist with the development of regulatory language.  CDFA encourages stakeholder to ask questions and provide comment. The rulemaking process will… Read More ›

PQIA Quality Reports »

HEADS UP! CDFA Webinar Tomorrow Regarding Obsolete Motor Oil

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CDFA DMS Pre-Rulemaking Webinar Regarding Motor Oil [Obsolete and Special Purpose Classifications] (AB 808) California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) is conducting a series of pre-rulemaking webinars to solicit additional input from stakeholders to assist with the development of regulatory language.  CDFA encourages stakeholder to ask questions and provide comment. The rulemaking process will… Read More ›

Motor Oil »

Fourth Set of Samples From The Mid-Continent and Surrounding States

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The results of the tests conducted on the samples meet the SAE J300 specifications for an SAE 5W-20 viscosity grade listed on the product labels, and are consistent with the labeled API Service Category.         Race Pro Platinum Royal Purple Kum & Go Service Pro   Click Below For a Side-By-Side View Update… Read More ›

Antifreeze/Coolant Program »

PQIA Takes a Look at 5 More Antifreeze/Coolant Brands. One Raises Eyebrows

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The PQIA ran five more brands of antifreeze through the laboratory. Although four checked out fine, one has issues. Whereas the one with issues meets its freeze point protection claim, the test results  on the sample are not consistent with a new coolant based on the standard specifications stated in ASTM D-3306 and ASTM D-4985…. Read More ›

Retail Sales »

PQIA on GMA – Good Morning America – Read the Labels!

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Good Morning America “GMA” ran a story today about Dollar General (DG) Stores Facing Multiple Lawsuits Over Allegedly “Obsolete” Motor Oils.  GMA went undercover to four of DG’s New Jersey outlets to take a look at the motor oils on the shelves. They were accompanied by Tom Glenn, president of the Petroleum Quality Institute of… Read More ›

Labeling »

Test Results in on Three More Motor Oils in the Chicago Market – Consumers Take Note

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Below are three more brands of motor oils PQIA found on the shelves in the Chicago market. PQIA issues Consumer Alerts on two, and an Advisory on another. See below for details:   CONSUMER ALERT  XPRESS LUBE PRO 10W-30 The results of the tests conducted on this sample do NOT meet the SAE J300 specifications for the… Read More ›

New Supporter »

RelaDyne Joins to Support PQIA

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RelaDyne Joins to Support PQIA’s Efforts to Help Assure the Quality and Integrity of Lubricants in the Market The Petroleum Quality Institute of America (PQIA) is pleased to announce RelaDyne has joined PQIA’s growing list of lubricant manufacturers, marketers, additive suppliers, and other supporters working to help assure the quality and integrity of motor oils,… Read More ›

Other »

More on MaxLife ATF

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PQIA received a number of calls and emails following the update it published last week on the assessment of the Valvoline MaxLife DEX/MERC ATF. Understandably, due to the label on the product prominently stating “DEX/MERC,” and the Product Information sheet stating “Suitable for use in: Ford MERCON®” most of the questions were directed at asking… Read More ›

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