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Standards Division

Motor Fuels Section


The Motor Fuels section is responsible for enforcing motor fuel (gasoline and diesel fuel) quality standards, heating fuel (kerosene and fuel oil) quality standards, and motor oil quality standards. Tests are performed on site and at the Motor Fuels Laboratory in Raleigh.

Registering a Motor Fuel Brand Name:  North Carolina law requires that all motor fuel products sold within the State bear a brand name that has been registered with the Director.  Click here to download the form for registering a new brand name and complete it using the instructions provided on the second page.  Please call the Motor Fuels Program Manager at 919-733-3246 if you have any questions regarding this form, or to check to see if the brand name you want to register is already in use.

Marcus Helfrich, Motor Fuels Inspection Manager
Phone: 919-733-3246
Fax: 919-733-2928



Updated May 27, 2021

NCDA&CS Standards Division, Stephen Benjamin, Director
Mailing Address:1050 Mail Service Center Raleigh, NC 27699-1050
Physical Address: 2 West Edenton Street, Raleigh, NC 27601
Phone: (919) 707-3225; FAX: (919) 715-0524

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