Day: May 9, 2019

UPDATE: Petromerica Motor Oils are API Licensed

The president of US Global Petroleum (USGP), Dean Mohammad contacted PQIA today to advise that its Petromerica brand of motor oils are currently API licensed. Whereas the brand did not appear on the API list of licensed products at the time PQIA reported on the labeling issue, they in fact now are, along with a… Read More ›

City of Madison Wisconsin Moves Forward – Orders Bad Oils Off the Retail Shelves

Following the 2017 Central Weights and Measures Association (CWMA) Interim Conference presentation by the Petroleum Quality Institute of America’s President, Thomas Glenn, weights and measures inspectors in the City of Madison looked for motor oil and antifreeze sited by PQIA at all convenience stores in its jurisdiction. They found some and examined the products for… Read More ›


The Fair Packaging and Labeling Act (FPLA) and the Uniform Packaging and Labeling Regulations requires each package of consumer commodities bear a label on which there is the name and place of business of the manufacturer, packer, or distributor. The National Institute of Standards and Technology’s uniform standards for packaging and labeling, contained in NIST… Read More ›