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Arizona One-Pager (State's Fuel Quality Regulation)
  Department
AZ Dept of Weights & Measures
  NCWM Region
WWMA
 
  Primary Contact
Seth Mones (Michelle Wilson)
  Last Modified 11/17/2014  
  Phone
602-771-4933
 
  Email
mwilson@azdwm.gov
 
AUTHORITY
  Fuel Authority
Statutory (enacted legislation)
 
  Statutory/Regulatory Citation
ARS 41-2083(J)(K)(L)(M)(N); AAC R20-2-719 Biodiesel Specifications : Biodiesel sold in Arizona must meet the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) specifications D6751. Blends of biodiesel sold in Arizona must meet the D975 specifications established by ASTM. Blenders of biodiesel must submit monthly reports on the percentage of biodiesel in the final blend as well as verify the quality of biodiesel to the Director of the Department of Weights and Measures. A person who dispenses biodiesel must label the dispenser of the volume percentage of biodiesel in the final product. (Reference Arizona Revised Statutes 41-2083 and 41-2051)
 
ADOPTED FUEL SPECIFICATIONS
  Fuels Currently Regulated
Diesel Fuel_yes; B100-Biodiesel_yes; Biodiesel-Blends_yes
 
  Fuel Specifications
B6-20_ASTM D7457; B1-B5_ASTM D975; B100_ASTM D6751; PetroDiesel_ASTM D975
 
  Other Specifications  
  If no spec - plan to adopt  
  Process to Adopt Specifications
Administrative Rulemaking; Legislative Process
 
  ASTM-Rev Adopted
Incorporate Method of Sale & Packaging & Labeling
 
TESTING PROGRAMS
  Proactive Tests
Biodiesel Blends (Bxx)
 
  Reactive Test Circumstance
Customer Complaint, regular sampling and finding non-compliance.
 
  Fuel Test Performed
 
  Where Sampled
Retailer; Terminal / Blender; Producer
 
  Where Tested
Out-Sourced
 
  Penalties
$500.00 civil penalty for the first violation.
 
REPORTING
  How to Report Laboratory Reports
PRODUCT INDENTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
 
  Dispenser Labeling 41-2083. Standards for motor fuel; exceptionsL. A person shall label dispensers at which biodiesel or biodiesel blends are dispensed in conformance with 16 Code of Federal Regulations part 306 and 40 Code of Federal Regulations sections 80.570, 80.571, 80.572, 80.573 and 80.574. This section does not preclude a person from labeling a dispenser that dispenses diesel fuel that contains up to five per cent biodiesel with a label that states "may contain up to five per cent biodiesel".
 
  Tank Labeling