Laura Cross - 25 October 2011
The American Petroleum Institute (API) , which runs the Diesel Exhaust Fluid Certification Program, plans to test more than 50 DEF samples this year.
Jeffrey Harmening, Program Associate Global Industry Services at the API, told delegates at Integer's DEF Forum in Atlanta, GA: "In 2011, we hope to take 50 samples from the market place. We started in September and 20% of the samples have already been collected."
Companies that have gone through the Diesel Exhaust Fluid Certification Program are able to display the API's logo on their products, proving to customers that their DEF is of the correct standard and handling.
Harmening added that the API intends to increase the percentage of bulk sample it takes as compared to packaged supply this year and that next year's survey will involve around 100 product tests.
The API has certified 28 companies, 22 of which are based in the US, two in Canada, one in China, one in Taiwan and one in Mexico. These companies offer over 40 brands.
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Alex Wood - 8 July 2016
Brenntag North America, a leading DEF distributor, satisfied all American Petroleum Institute (API) certification requirements in June and achieved a license renewal for all its DEF products. These include 2.5 gallon jugs, 55 gallon drums, 330 gallon totes, and bulk quantities. The company aims to lead by example and urges for the API logo...
Niels Tholen - 10 April 2013
Colonial Chemicals has announced that it now has API-certified bulk Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) available at terminals in New Jersey, Maryland, Virginia, Ohio, Georgia, Alabama, Houston, TX and Los Angeles, CA. The DEF can be delivered in full truck load quantities or collected by costumers themselves. Colonial will continue to supply...
Niels Tholen - 2 April 2013
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed a new, Tier 3, fuel standard to be implemented across the U.S.A. and based upon the current CARB fuel standard. This move would put the U.S.A. in line with the European Euro VI and Japanese fuel standards, which are at 10 ppm sulfur content compared with the U.S. 15 ppm fuel standard...
Laura Cross - 18 March 2010
TRP Aftermarket Parts has entered the US DEF market with its own CleanBlue branded diesel exhaust fluid (DEF). The new fluid is API certified, and can be purchased in 2.5 gallon jugs, 55 gallon drums and 275-300 gallon totes. CleanBlue DEF will be made available at authorized TRP retailers, including Kenworth, Peterbilt and...