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Oregon One-Pager (State's Fuel Quality Regulation)
  Department
OR Dept of Agriculture
  NCWM Region
WWMA
 
  Primary Contact
Steven Harrington
  Last Modified 11/17/2014  
  Phone
(503) 986-4677
 
  Email
sherrington@oda.state.or.us
 
AUTHORITY
  Fuel Authority
Statutory (enacted legislation); Regulatory (state regulations)
 
  Statutory/Regulatory Citation
Oregon Revised Statute (ORS) 646.921, 646.922, and 646.923. Oregon Administrative Rule (OAR) 603-027-0410 – 603-027-0490.
 
ADOPTED FUEL SPECIFICATIONS
  Fuels Currently Regulated
Diesel Fuel_yes; B100-Biodiesel_yes; Biodiesel-Blends_yes
 
  Fuel Specifications
B100_ASTM D6751; B1-B5_ASTM D975; B6-20_ASTM D7467.
 
  Other Specifications N/A  
  If no spec - plan to adopt N/A  
  Process to Adopt Specifications
Administrative Rulemaking
 
  ASTM-Rev Adopted
Not automatic - use adopted edition until law / regulations revised
 
TESTING PROGRAMS
  Proactive Tests
Biodiesel (B100); Petroleum Diesel; Biodiesel Blends. W&M conducts at least quarterly surveillance testing for all B100 imported into and produced in the state.
 
  Reactive Test Circumstance
1. Suspect fuel based upon screening, 2. Consumer complaint.
 
  Fuel Test Performed
Glycerine; Visual; Acid Number; Water & Sediment; Cloud Point; Flash Point; Oxidation Stability; Sulfur; Cold Soak Filterability; Biodiesel Content.
 
  Where Sampled
Retailer; Terminal / Blender; Producer
 
  Where Tested
Out-Sourced
 
  Penalties
Maximum penalty; $5,000.00
 
REPORTING
  How to Report http://oregon.gov/ODA/MSD or call MSD Office at 503-986-4670.
PRODUCT INDENTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
 
  Dispenser Labeling Up to B5 may be sold as diesel except within the city limits of Portland must state B5 on dispensers. Product transfer documents must state percentage of biodiesel for 2% or more. B6-B20 may be sold as Bxx Biodiesel Blend where xx is the actual percentage or indicate the range is between 5% and 20% or use the FTC labeling. For biodiesel blends greater than B20, the actual percentage must be displayed such as Bxx Biodiesel Blend where xx is the percentage of biodiesel and a label which states; “Consult Vehicle Manufacturers Fuel Recommendation”.
 
  Tank Labeling