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Results in on Master, Two PolyGUARD, and Formula 300

A Look at Four Samples Recently Examined Click bottle for details Master Synthetic Blend Motor OilSAE 5W-30, API SN PLUS/ILSAC GF-5 The results of the tests conducted on this sample meet the SAE J300 specifications for the SAE Viscosity Grade listed on the product label, and are consistent with the listed API Service Categories. Read

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Afton’s Dave DiBerto Joins PQIA Advisory Board

Metuchen, NJ – March 9, 2020 – The Petroleum Quality Institute of America is pleased to announce that Dave DiBerto, North American Sales Director, Afton Chemical Corporation has joined the PQIA Advisory Board (AB). Dave succeeds Ian Macpherson who represented Afton on the AB for the past several years.  Dave joined Afton in 1994 as

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General Motor’s Richard Blakeley Joins PQIA Advisory Board

The Petroleum Quality Institute of America announced today its newest advisory board member, Richard Blakeley, Quality Engineer Fluids and Lubricants Group, General Motors Metuchen, NJ – Feb 28, 2020 – The Petroleum Quality Institute of America is pleased to announce Richard Blakeley as a new advisor to PQIA’s Advisory Board. Richard Blakeley Richard has worked

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Results in on Kirkland Signature, Maxx Oil, MotoTech, and Pennzoil Hybrid

Kirkland Signature Full Synthetic Motor OilSAE 5W-30, API SN PLUS/ILSAC GF-5 The results of the tests conducted on this sample meet the SAE J300 specifications for the SAE Viscosity Grade listed on the product label, and are consistent with the listed API Service Categories. Read More> MAXX OIL NANO PLUS PRO-MAX Fully Synthetic Motor Oil5W30

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Consumer Alert – Questron Synthetic Blend 10W-30 and ATF MD III

Questron Synthetic Blend Motor Oil (SAE 10W-30)   Use of this product in virtually all automobile engines will likely cause harm to the engine.  The labels on this product are false, misleading and deceptive by way of prominently displaying “SAE 10W-30 PREMIUM SN-GF5 MOTOR OIL” and stating the product “meets the latest in automotive manufacturer’s requirements.”

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Lyden Oil Company Approved as a PQIA Certified Motor Oil Supplier

The Petroleum Quality Institute of America (PQIA), an independent organization with a mission to serve consumers of lubricants by testing and reporting on the quality and integrity of lubricants in the marketplace, today announced that Lyden Oil Company has successfully passed the rigorous PQIA Motor Oil Certification process, and is now a PQIA Certified Motor

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PASSENGER CAR MOTOR OIL

PETROLEUM QUALITY INSTITUTE OF AMERICA SAMPLE SUMMARY/PASSENGER CAR MOTOR OIL Passenger car motor oil is the lifeblood of your engine. In addition to lubricating moving

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