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Weights and Measures / Retail Gas Stations

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City Consumer and Worker Protection, Department of

The New York State and New York City's Weights and Measures laws require that any item must be sold by its true weight or measure. The NYC Department of Consumer and Worker Protection (DCWP) conducts annual inspections and responds to consumer complaints against gas stations to determine if the laws are being upheld.



It is illegal to sell gasoline in New York City without posting accurate information about the product?s price per gallon, nature, quality, or identity (trade name, brand, symbol or mark). It is illegal to sell as unleaded gasoline any product that contains more than .05 gram of lead per gallon.



DCWP is authorized to inspect equipment and all relevant business records.

NYC Department of Consumer and Worker Protection (DCWP)

Address
Bureau of Weights and Measures Testing Station
245 Meserole Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11222

For further assistance, please call 311 and ask for: Weights and Measures / Retail Gas Stations

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