To help ensure the quality of fuels offered for sale, the department evaluates petroleum products such as gasoline, diesel fuel, kerosene and propane. For example, inspectors may analyze gasoline's octane level, alcohol type and quantity, vapor pressure and distillation points to determine if the fuel sample meets accepted specifications. These inspections help prevent consumers from buying substandard fuels.
Motor Fuel Dispenser Information for Businesses
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