Minimum quality standards in the marketplace are monitored for most petroleum products including gasoline, diesel fuel, motor oil, brake fluid, automatic transmission fluid, antifreeze/coolants, and compressed natural gas. Inspectors routinely and by complaint sample fuels and other petroleum products and submit samples to the State lab for testing and analysis. Action is taken locally or at the state level on all samples found to be out of compliance, depending on the circumstances.
Inspection of petroleum products for compliance with quality, labeling, and advertising requirements. Consumer complaints concerning service station advertising and gasoline contamination are investigated.
Find information on how packaged commodities are inspected for correct labeling and how retail businesses' point-of-sale systems are verified.
Find information on weighing and measuring devices as well as the Device Registration Application and Device Registration Fees.
A weighmaster is an individual or company who weighs, measures, or counts a product and issues a statement of weight, measure, or count used for sale of the product.
Utility meters such as electric, gas, and water meters, when they are used to submeter to residents of a mobile home park, apartment, marina, or similar complex, are routinely tested. Find out more about submeters and resources to help file a complaint with the appropriate agency.