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Handbook 130 as their base document, but that doesn't
mean that they couldn't make changes," he said.
Johnson suggested that ILMA members with facilities in
California work to educate their state representatives about
the 2018 NIST Handbook 130, especially codification of the
"suitable for use" standard.
Many specifications have fluid viscosity ranges, and there
are fluids claiming to meet specifications with both low-andhigh viscosity fluid standards. However, Morrison said it
isn't possible for a fluid to meet both low-and-high viscosity
standards. "When I ask the question, one group says it
doesn't matter, the viscosities are just ranges. I ask another
group and they say it does matter," Morrison said.

INTEREST AMONG STATES
There has been increased interest among state weights and
measures officials with respect to the quality of lubricants,
Leiter said. "You see this in terms of the California legislation that is trying to get rid of obsolete oils," he said.

In addition, Missouri and Georgia recently issued a stopsale order for 303 fluid, which is a tractor hydraulic fluid.
"There is an increased look at these fluids to make sure what
is in the container is properly labeled," Leiter said.
Johnson said some weights and measures regulators had
labeling requirements as far back as 1990 but didn't enforce
them. What's more, the subject didn't gain national attention until NCWM adopted engine oil labeling requirements
effective Jan. 1, 2013, that would affect half the country.
"In the most basic sense, the rules require a labeled product
to contain exactly what it purports to contain. So, if a transmission fluid tank or bottle label states that it meets Standard
X, and a weights and measures field agent's viscosity test
shows the product to have a different viscosity than Standard
X, then the label may be considered to contain a false statement; i.e., a product quality issue," Johnson said.
Long is a freelance writer and journalist. She can be reached
at 925-750-7163 or mindy@mindylong.com.

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